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Study: Young Women Rarely Report Incidents of Sexual Violence

By Janet ManleyApril 16, 2014
Oh, I have the sads now. A study published in the upcoming Gender & Society issue has concluded that girls don't report sexual assault and harassment because they view those kinds of incidents as "normal"—you know, boys being boys, and girls "asking for it."... More  →
Study: Young Women Rarely Report Incidents of Sexual Violence

Are Lip Dub Videos the New Year Books?

By Janet ManleyApril 16, 2014
TAKE A KNEE, EVERYONE: These high school lip-sync dance-spectacular videos are TEARING ACROSS MY DURA MATER like tornadoes over the flatlands. Maybe I'm dazzled because all I ever got was a small black and white photo in The Radfordian (my high school's staid version of a yearbook), but the... More  →
Are Lip Dub Videos the New Year Books?

Who wants to go to Hogwarts? Now you can!

By tophfanApril 16, 2014
YOU GUYS. The best thing ever has happened to me. I think I'm crying. Or laughing. Or maybe both. Actually, it's both. HOGWARTS SCHOOL OF WITCHCRAFT AND WIZARDRY IS NOW ONLINE. This isn't one of those forums where everyone roleplays a character. This isn't even Pottermore, which... More  →

WE RAISE YOUR HEDWIG A GOLDEN EAGLE

By Janet ManleyApril 15, 2014
Teenager Ashol Pan from western Mongolia is probably the coolest superhero to exist in real life since maybe Malala. Not only has she learned to hunt with an eagle—it's a thing only boys typically learn—but she's probably the best huntress her age in the entire... More  →
WE RAISE YOUR HEDWIG A GOLDEN EAGLE

The IIIICE CREEEAM Bracket Proceeds: Round 3

By Kathryn_WilliamsApril 15, 2014
Question 1: Have you ever gotten samples of more than three ice cream flavors before deciding which to buy (or walking out the door because you have now had the equivalent of two scoops of ice cream)?Yes: This bracket is for you. Vote LEFT or RIGHT in the comments.No: Pro More  →
The IIIICE CREEEAM Bracket Proceeds: Round 3

Dear Dream School, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

By Valerie BurnApril 15, 2014
Dear Dream University, We've been through so much together. I remember the first time I heard about you—your quad, beautiful library, and various majors. It was love at first sight. And when I went to visit, I knew I had to have a sweatshirt with your... More  →
Dear Dream School, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Need a Creative Idea For a Prom Date? A Teen Asked Netflix to Prom, and Netflix Said Yes!

By Josh SorokachApril 15, 2014
What type of corsage should we buy? Where should we place our hands when we slow dance? Our breath! For the love of Dawson and his creek, what do we do about our breath?! Those were the type of problems we dealt with when we... More  →
Need a Creative Idea For a Prom Date? A Teen Asked Netflix to Prom, and Netflix Said Yes!

Writer Wars: Lies!

By reidfaylorApril 15, 2014
A happy Writer Wars, to you, you bunch of liars. "Whoa, Reid! Why would you say such a thing? Are you trying to start something with a rude diss?" Not in the least! Last week's prompt asked you to craft a convincing lie, and you all did so wonderfully. You all lied some seri More  →
Writer Wars: Lies!

Ways to Get Out of Finals #523: Snakes!

By Janet ManleyApril 15, 2014
Good news for students in the southern Kyrgyzstan district of Alay: School's out for snake infestation! Up to 30 snakes have been spotted hanging around this spring, presumably up to no good, and maybe smoking near the bike lockup or playing the pass-out game. After... More  →
Ways to Get Out of Finals #523: Snakes!