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Life According to Ginger: Your Personal Guide to Thanksgiving Break

By ContributorNovember 24, 2010
I guess I’m not exactly qualified to give advice about how to handle going home for Thanksgiving, seeing as this is my first year handling this sticky situation, but BEAR WITH ME. I did go home for a week for fall break, and I made... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Your Personal Guide to Thanksgiving Break

Life According to Ginger: Lessons I Should Have Learned a Long Time Ago

By ContributorNovember 15, 2010
At least once a week since middle school, someone has reminded me: procrastinating is not a good idea. Yet here I am. It’s one in the morning. For the second night in a row, I’m writing papers that I’ve known about for weeks. I... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Lessons I Should Have Learned a Long Time Ago

Life According to Ginger: Fall Break Realizations

By ContributorOctober 29, 2010
I’ve decided that I like my college. Yes, I know I should have decided this a long time ago. Yes, I know I probably should have thought of that before I gave them all my money. And maybe I should have expressed my (insignificant) doubts... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Fall Break Realizations

Life According to Ginger: Midterm Report

By ContributorOctober 22, 2010
Midterms are done, and I’m home for fall break for a week! My school gives us a ridiculous number of breaks—we barely do any work at all. That was a joke. I have done more work in the past month and a half than I have... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Midterm Report

Life According to Ginger: Finding the Humor in Midterms

By ContributorOctober 15, 2010
It’s midterms this week! This means that I’m halfway done with the semester, one quarter of the way done with the year, 1/8 of the way done with my undergraduate degree, and 1/16 of the way done with my graduate degree. Which I will get.... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Finding the Humor in Midterms

Life According to Ginger: Dorm Tour

By ContributorSeptember 29, 2010
We lived in a triple during our freshman year, too. Three girls, three beds, one room, countless renditions of "My Bologna Has a First Name." —Sparkitors Dorm rooms, as a general rule, are all exactly the same and look like prison cells. Unless you make them... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Dorm Tour

Life According to Ginger: The Truth About College Cafeterias

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2010
One of the things that sucks most about high school is the cafeteria, right? Right. There was that one perpetually grumpy lunch lady who would never let you take an extra scoop of applesauce (don’t criticize my 2nd grader palate, please). Her nemesis was the... More  →
Life According to Ginger: The Truth About College Cafeterias

Life According to Ginger: Paaaaarty?

By ContributorSeptember 16, 2010
As of right now, I’ve been at college for two weeks, three days, five hours, and approximately fifty-two minutes. Fifty-three minutes. In that short time, I've accumulated enough homework that I have to spend my entire Sunday in the library. I've also figured out... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Paaaaarty?

Life According to Ginger: First, Second, Third, and Fourth Impressions of College

By ContributorSeptember 3, 2010
Ginger's having a great time at school, and we couldn't be more psyched for her! —Sparkitors I’m here! It took one long essay, three short essays, a small mountain of paperwork, my entire life savings, and about 5 hours of driving, but I am finally at... More  →
Life According to Ginger: First, Second, Third, and Fourth Impressions of College

Life According to Ginger: Headed to College!

By ContributorAugust 16, 2010
At long last, my time has finally come! I have waited years upon years for this very event, and as it approaches, I feel little apprehension and I grow restless with excitement. I am to leave for college tomorrow, after spending a final week with... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Headed to College!