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A Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: Surviving February (aka the Month of Slush, Sugar Comas, and Despair)

By ElodieFebruary 6, 2014
We're going to start this thing off right and dive straight into a slightly inappropriate Valentine's Day story. One semester I took this course called Biology of Sex. (We mostly talked about evolutionary biology and animal reproduction. Have you ever seen ducks mating? It’ll change... More  →
A Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: Surviving February (aka the Month of Slush, Sugar Comas, and Despair)

Our Worst-Ever Dorm Stories

By Janet ManleyNovember 27, 2013
Think your dorm mate stealing your stash of Clif bars is bad? We have you BEAT! Check out these real life tales from the Sparkitor/Splogger collective... Josh Sorokach: During sophomore year I developed a crush on the girl next door. Very original, I know. I decided to... More  →
Our Worst-Ever Dorm Stories

Quiz: Can You Change Your Grade?

By Bailey_SwilleyNovember 26, 2013
The holidays are fast approaching, and that only means one thing: the semester is almost over and grades are almost finalized. Got a grade you’re not happy with? Answer this series of yes and no questions to determine your academic fate… if you dare. Yikes! Is... More  →
Quiz: Can You Change Your Grade?

What Your Breakfast Says About Your Study Habits

By ShivaniNovember 26, 2013
Your personality—the very essence of your being—is really just a conglomeration of your habits, ticks, and reindeer beanies that people use to identify you. The way you decorate, dance and even breathe* all clue people in to the way you live and deal with the... More  →
What Your Breakfast Says About Your Study Habits

Worst Things to Leave Behind on Winter Break

By RG DanielsNovember 25, 2013
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, and final exams on their way, we thought we'd take the time to prepare you for Winter Break. It'll be here before you know it. In the frantic rush to pack and get home you're bound to forget about... More  →
Worst Things to Leave Behind on Winter Break

How to Make a Private Study Tent on Your Bunk

By Alicia ThomasNovember 22, 2013
Sometimes you just need a little privacy so you can jam to some really embarrassing music while doodling pictures of that cute guy who sits next to you in bio, amiright? If you have a roommate (whether it's a college breed or of the sibling... More  →
How to Make a Private Study Tent on Your Bunk

Facing Midterms: This, Too, Shall Pass

By AddisonNovember 20, 2013
Sparkletoes, refrain from pushing me back under the rock I came out of because I am going to give you tips on all things midterms. Now, I know midterms aren't exactly in the middle of the term and the fact that they end a few... More  →
Facing Midterms: This, Too, Shall Pass

7 Great Cocurricular Opportunites for Meeting New People

By Josh SorokachNovember 19, 2013
Making new friends isn't easy. Wouldn't life be simpler if you could pass a potential pal one of those "Want to be friends? Check yes, no, or maybe" notes circa elementary school? Elementary school friendship was easy. You befriended whomever sat next to you, liked... More  →
7 Great Cocurricular Opportunites for Meeting New People

11 Things You Should Never Procrastinate

By Jason SaenzNovember 19, 2013
From the student cramming for the final test, to the surgeon playing Candy Crush as his patient waits for a kidney, procrastination can affect anyone. Usually, with a little bit of self control and guidance, you can learn what to do now and what to... More  →
11 Things You Should Never Procrastinate