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Keep That Outburst In!

By Rupinder_GillOctober 1, 2009
Kanye at the VMAs, Serena on the court, Representatives in Congress: 2009 is officially the year of the outburst! If you're considering a meltdown of your own, be careful. There are some situations where you should avoid an outburst at all costs: ... More  →
 Keep That Outburst In!

Junk Food on the Brain

By Rupinder_GillSeptember 29, 2009
We always suspected the cheeseburgers were controlling us! And finally, new research vindicates all us junk food addicts. A study by UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas discovered that fat from certain foods (ice cream and burgers, yummm) heads right to the brain. The fat ... More  →
Junk Food on the Brain

Leg Warmers, Invisibility Cloaks, and Claws

By Rupinder_GillSeptember 15, 2009
Harvard recently introduced plans for its own line of upscale menswear. The new "Harvard Yard" line will be preppy college chic—think tweed and elbow patches. Here are some other famous schools we think worthy of fashion collections: ... More  →
Leg Warmers, Invisibility Cloaks, and Claws

Ode to the Imaginary Friend

By Rupinder_GillAugust 31, 2009
According to a study out of New Zealand, imaginary friends help children develop their language skills and can help them improve their grades. Looks like it was worth it to spend our weekends having tea parties with Mrs. Beasley and Roderick von Rickles the rat! ... More  →
Ode to the Imaginary Friend

Everything We Need to Know We Learned in Kindergarten?

By Rupinder_GillAugust 20, 2009
Why do people always say "Everything I need to know I learned in kindergarten"? Yes, we're glad we know how to share, but some of the things we learned in kindergarten can definitely be dropped from our repertoire: Eat paste OK, the teacher didn’t really teach us ... More  →
Everything We Need to Know We Learned in Kindergarten?

Get Back Into School Mode

By Rupinder_GillAugust 19, 2009
It’s coming, Sparklers. Next month, school will be back in session for most of you. The rest of you have already started! Will you be ready? In case you’re worried about not being able to snap out of the summer vacation mindset, here are some simple ... More  →
Get Back Into School Mode

What Did You Do on Your Summer Vacation?

By Rupinder_GillAugust 14, 2009
"What did you do on your summer vacation?" Three teachers and 20 sort-of friends inevitably ask this question at the beginning of every school year. Earlier this month, we gave you some great answers to it. But if you still don't have your story straight, ... More  →
What Did You Do on Your Summer Vacation?

Signs u r a Digital Addict

By Rupinder_GillAugust 10, 2009
Social media addicts everywhere were frenzied last week when hackers hit Twitter and Facebook, causing delays on both sites. The attack not only delayed our scheduled superpoking, it illustrated just how dependent we’ve become on online interaction. In case you’re too busy tweeting to notice, ... More  →
Signs u r a Digital Addict

Cartoons We Love

By Rupinder_GillAugust 6, 2009
For the first time since 1961, a cartoon has been nominated for a Best Comedy Series Emmy. And the nomination goes to…. drum roll please…Family Guy! Who doesn’t love embarrassing father Peter Griffin, hard-drinking canine Brian and world domination-plotting baby Stewie? We more than second ... More  →
Cartoons We Love

What High School's REALLY Like: Rupinder Gives Us the Skinny

By Rupinder_GillAugust 3, 2009
Earlier this week, Kathryn Williams gave us her thoughts on freshman year; now it's Rupinder Gill's turn. There are few days as exciting and nerve-wracking as the first day of high school. What to wear? What to think? How to act? Between classes, extracurriculars, and social situations, ... More  →
What High School's REALLY Like: Rupinder Gives Us the Skinny