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A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: April (IT'S FINALS! SEND HELP!)

By ElodieApril 17, 2014
Finals are the pits. Finals are the devil’s invention. Finals are like that scene in Titanic where the band keeps playing even though the ship is going down. There, I think I've maxed out. No, wait, I've got another: finals are like the gif of that woman ... More  →
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: April (IT'S FINALS! SEND HELP!)

How to Go Stag like a CHAMPION

By ElodieApril 14, 2014
If you’re going stag to prom, it either means a) you’re an Animagus like James Potter and things are about to get awesome at Hogwarts, or b) you’re going to prom Han style… as in SOLO. (Anyone?) But why does that have to be misconstrued ... More  →
How to Go Stag like a CHAMPION

11 Ways to Deal When Your Favorite TV Show is Ending FOREVER

By ElodieApril 4, 2014
Let's have a little perspective here: How I Met Your Mother, at nine seasons, outlived every single one of my goldfish, and I'd been watching it longer than I've known most of my friends. (I don't know if that's tragic or just pathetic.) So the time ... More  →
11 Ways to Deal When Your Favorite TV Show is Ending FOREVER

The 10 Prom Dresses You'll Reject Before You Find a Winner

By ElodieApril 3, 2014
Trying to pick a prom dress is CHAOTIC and STRESSFUL. It’s like trying to figure out which wire to cut when you're defusing a bomb while the fate of the world hangs in the balance—except worse, because your mom’s getting really impatient and all the ... More  →
The 10 Prom Dresses You'll Reject Before You Find a Winner

The 12 Most Unlikable Main Characters in Fiction

By ElodieMarch 27, 2014
Sometimes you get saddled with an unlikable main character, and then you’re stuck with them for the rest of the journey. It’s like taking a really long road trip with someone who’s annoying and maybe kind of a sociopath and probably plotting to kill you. ... More  →
The 12 Most Unlikable Main Characters in Fiction

NBK in Michigan: THE FINALE!

By ElodieMarch 20, 2014
Catch up on the latest installments of Elodie's hilarious, awkward, amazing NBK series right here before reading her long-awaited, hotly-anticipated finale!! I don’t know about you, Sparklers, but cute, nice, funny guys don’t regularly offer to drive me halfway across the state when I’m stranded in ... More  →
NBK in Michigan: THE FINALE!

A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: March

By ElodieMarch 13, 2014
Happy March, Sparklefrosh! You know what March means—Pi Day, the Ides of March, If Pets Had Thumbs Day (really). But best of all (for most of us, anyway), it means SPRING BREAK. I don’t think you heard me. Did you hear me? SPRING FREAKING BREAK. ... More  →
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: March

NBK in Michigan: The Return of CUTE GUY JACK!

By ElodieMarch 12, 2014
"Wait, so you did what?" Having just gotten ourselves into a pickle the likes of which the world has never seen, it figured that the first person we just had to run into was Cute Guy Jack. Now, I am generally averse to having extremely attractive ... More  →
NBK in Michigan: The Return of CUTE GUY JACK!

NBK in Michigan: THE THRILLING CONCLUSION (Part 3)

By ElodieMarch 5, 2014
I ended last time on a really enigmatic "the night wasn’t over yet," but I lied. It was over. I just wanted to use that phrase at least once in my life, and I wasn’t going to get a better chance than that. And I mean, ... More  →
NBK in Michigan: THE THRILLING CONCLUSION (Part 3)

"Twitch Plays Pokemon" is Either the Best or the Worst Thing to Ever Come Out of the Internet

By ElodieFebruary 20, 2014
The Internet has produced some frankly bizarre things—like putting Nicolas Cage’s face on everything, and that time everyone was wearing horse masks, and something with goats. But this time it’s barfed up a phenomenon that could be either awful or fantastic, there’s just no telling. "Twitch ... More  →