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A Hamilton-Approved Fourth of July DIY

By Steffi LynnJune 30, 2016
(The only snack that isn't actually Hamilton-approved is macaroni and cheese.) Enjoy!   Directions: For details and photos, click here!... More  →
A Hamilton-Approved Fourth of July DIY

How To Play it Cool When You Run Into Your Ex

By Jon_SkindzierJune 30, 2016
You know the feeling: you're hanging out somewhere, you look across the room, and suddenly your stomach drops. You start to sweat. Your heart starts pounding. This is mostly because you have just eaten twelve tacos, but also, your ex is standing right there across the room. More  →
How To Play it Cool When You Run Into Your Ex

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Accused Me of Lying About My Gender Identity

By kat_rosenfieldJune 29, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm having a huge issue right now. I'm a trans male and super gay, but my parents don't like that and it's really unsafe for people like me in my school. Despite this, school was a bit of a safe place for me.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Accused Me of Lying About My Gender Identity

I Didn't Learn How to Eat Until I Started Lifting Weights

By Emma W.June 28, 2016
For most of life, I exercised only to burn calories. I ran recreationally, and, the few times I went to the gym, I'd use the elliptical. Did I want Michelle Obama triceps? Um, yes, absolutely. But I didn't seem to realize that triceps like that... More  →
I Didn't Learn How to Eat Until I Started Lifting Weights

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Want Me to Spy on My Sister

By kat_rosenfieldJune 27, 2016
Hi, Auntie. I have a sister, who I'll call Sarah. Sarah has been having troubles these past few years; she's been talking with strangers online, dating countless boys that she hides from my parents, and has been getting bad grades at school. She used to get... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Want Me to Spy on My Sister

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Probably Anemic but I'm Scared to Go to the Doctor

By kat_rosenfieldJune 24, 2016
Dear Auntie: I have a bit of an issue (surprise, surprise). So I chew ice. A lot. Probably 4-7 cups full of crushed ice a day, every day. On top of that, when I don't chunk and chew on ice all day, I'M FREEZING COLD ALL THE... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Probably Anemic but I'm Scared to Go to the Doctor

POLL: Is Summer the Worst Season?

By Andrew TavinJune 24, 2016
Summer: the season of beaches, picnics, chasing speeding ice cream trucks down the block in bare feet. I know it may be hard to believe when I say this, but summer is the worst season. I’m not just being a cynic; I appreciate and respect all... More  →
POLL: Is Summer the Worst Season?

Summer Recipe: How to Make *~Unicorn Bark~*

By Steffi LynnJune 23, 2016
This is a four-step party treat/snack that will make you look like a total genius. Never again will you find a recipe that doesn't involve baking and is almost too beautiful to eat. And involves unicorns. Just trust me on this one. Ingredients: Directions: (until solid) And... For photos and details, click here!... More  →
Summer Recipe: How to Make *~Unicorn Bark~*

Real Talk: I Get More Depressed in Summer Than Winter

By Emma W.June 23, 2016
I remember being surprised when, years ago, I heard that suicide rates jumped in the spring. The more I thought about it though, and the more years—and seasons—I live through, the less this statistic surprises me. I am not, nor have I ever been, clinically depressed... More  →
Real Talk: I Get More Depressed in Summer Than Winter

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Won't Talk To Me When He's Sad

By kat_rosenfieldJune 22, 2016
Auntie SparkNotes, One of my best friends, let's call him Z, has a very rocky relationship with his father and brother. His parents have been separated for years now, and his brother and father live together, while Z lives with his mother. He has a pretty... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Won't Talk To Me When He's Sad