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Auntie SparkNotes: I Cheated on the SAT

By kat_rosenfieldMay 25, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I have repressed memories of me realizing one or two mistakes I made on a previous section of the SAT and going back to fix them outside the allotted time for the section. I remember thinking, "The SAT is supposed to measure your... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Cheated on the SAT

Rewatching Gilmore Girls: A RANT

By Emma W.May 25, 2016
I love watching Gilmore Girls. For the past month or so, I've been watching an average of two episodes a day—while eating, while cooking, while shirking my work. I love it—and yet watching it makes me really, really, REALLY happy that we're past the early... More  →
Rewatching Gilmore Girls: A RANT

What is the Deal with Hogwarts and Technology?!

By Maddy Aaron and Kelsey MurphyMay 25, 2016
We know, we know... there was no Google during the period when the books were set. But still! It seems like the entire campus of Hogwarts is completely in the dark ages. Why is Ms. Rowling so anti-tech? Or is she? Is there a deeper... More  →
What is the Deal with Hogwarts and Technology?!

Turn Your Platonic Friendship into a ROMANTICAL ROMANCE in 5 Steps

By Jon_SkindzierMay 25, 2016
Falling for your friend is like falling down the stairs—it happens all at once, but also kind of in slow motion, and you are very confused, and then you wind up lying on the floor and weeping. Maybe it starts because you begin to notice some things. Was his smile always More  →
Turn Your Platonic Friendship into a ROMANTICAL ROMANCE in 5 Steps

CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: Tell Us What You Think About the Election

By SparkLifeMay 25, 2016
Some of you get to vote in this election, some of you don't; some of you have showed up to primaries and caucuses already, and some of you were stuck at the UNLV graduation ceremony while the raucous Nevada state convention transpired. Some of you aren't U.S. citizens,... More  →
CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: Tell Us What You Think About the Election

You're a Bernie Supporter... Now What?

By H. Alan ScottMay 24, 2016
Remember when the Bernie 2016 campaign criss-crossed the country blaring Nirvana-esque anthems like "The Very Rich Are Getting Richer (Wall Street Corruption)", "Healthcare Is a Right (Not a Privilege)" and The Man Who Sold Everything (... I'm Talking About Trump Here)," and getting the youth vote... More  →
You're a Bernie Supporter... Now What?

Auntie SparkNotes Live: I Accidentally Told My Crush "I Hate You"

By kat_rosenfieldMay 24, 2016
How do you know when a joke between friends has gone too far. That's tough. But a good indicator is if you tell them that you hate them and they stop talking to you. That happened to our letter writer and Auntie and Josh are... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes Live: I Accidentally Told My Crush "I Hate You"

Stunning Prom Makeup Inspired By Your Fave Fictional Heroines

By Karen Edina and Chelsea DaggerMay 24, 2016
PROM SEASON IS UPON US, SPARKLEBUTTS, and though choreographing a spectacular dance routine to a mashup of JBiebz greatest hits will indubitably be your top priority, adorning your facial region with stunning makeups might also feature highly on your prep list. There are cou More  →
Stunning Prom Makeup Inspired By Your Fave Fictional Heroines

Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Friend Really Gay?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 23, 2016
Dear Auntie, I go to a church in California, I'm bisexual—let's not open that can of beans quite yet—and there are a very select group of people that know my sexual orientation, including my best friend, let's call her Violet, and another guy, let's call... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Friend Really Gay?

Real Talk: I Can't Stop Stalking My Ex on Social Media

By Kelly HoffmacherMay 23, 2016
My ex and I aren’t friends on Facebook anymore—thank God. But he has an open Instagram and Twitter plus he’s a writer for New York magazine, Slate, etc. Do I check up on all this stuff every day? At one time, the answer was yes.... More  →
Real Talk: I Can't Stop Stalking My Ex on Social Media