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Shame Suit Up! Teen Wears Short Skirt, Gets Totally Reasonable Shame Suit Treatment

By Valerie BurnSeptember 10, 2014
Today in UGHH SERIOUSLY, THIS IS STILL A THING news, a Florida high school made a student wear a literal "shame suit" because of her dress code violation. Fifteen-year-old Miranda Larkin made the mistake of wearing a too-short skirt on her third day at a brand new school (because: of... More  →
Shame Suit Up! Teen Wears Short Skirt, Gets Totally Reasonable Shame Suit Treatment

7 Times Our Worst Book-to-Movie Adaptation Fears Came True

By Lanie NajjabSeptember 10, 2014
With the recent rash of book to movie adaptations, fangirls everywhere have been in quite a tizzy. Will the movies bring honor to their books of origin? THEY'D BETTER OR... More  →
7 Times Our Worst Book-to-Movie Adaptation Fears Came True

Royal Baby News Is The Best News

By Abbey ClarkeSeptember 10, 2014
Tip-top of the day to all you jolly what-whats! We come bearing news about the royal couple. They’re expecting a second little wee babe (er, sorry for slipping into Scottish there…), which means our dear Prince George of Cambridge will soon have a younger sibling. Our... More  →
Royal Baby News Is The Best News

Today Is Suicide Awareness Day, So Let's Have a Huddle

By H. Alan ScottSeptember 10, 2014
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, a day to engage in a global conversation about depression, suicide, and what all of us can do about it. You know what? Life is hard. Things happen, they don’t always go as you expect, you get sad.... More  →
Today Is Suicide Awareness Day, So Let's Have a Huddle

5 Classic Freshman Mistakes in College

By Alicia ThomasSeptember 10, 2014
Leaving high school can be a blessing (GOODBYE, TIME WE TRIPPED UP THE STAIRS AND PANTSED OURSELVES IN FRONT OF A TEACHER), but entering college brings with it the opportunity for all new embarrassment. How do you "blend in" while trying to locate biology lab 414... More  →
5 Classic Freshman Mistakes in College

Apps That Would Make It Easier to Get Through High School

By Andrew TavinSeptember 10, 2014
Now that you're a couple weeks deep into Edith the Semester (we are now naming school semesters after tropical storms), you've probably already failed your own subject-specific file-naming plan that was going to set you on a path to organization and honor roll, and your... More  →
Apps That Would Make It Easier to Get Through High School

Auntie SparkNotes: My Roommates Are Always Assuming I'll Pay For Things

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 9, 2014
Hey Auntie, I live in an apartment near my college campus with two other girls. They're nice enough, I suppose. Neither of them are the cleanest and they can get a little bitchy about me not being in the apartment very often because my boyfriend lives... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Roommates Are Always Assuming I'll Pay For Things

Otter Demonstrates Near-Perfect Pharyngeal Peristalsis

By SparkLifeSeptember 9, 2014
Are you studying human biology right now? Then this otter is here to help demonstrate the process of early digestion/swallowing. Moistening (the mouth produces saliva): Mastication (the food is chewed): Trough formation/movement of the bolus to the back of the throat: Pharyngeal peristalsis (where the... More  →
Otter Demonstrates Near-Perfect Pharyngeal Peristalsis

Fashion Trends You Will Later Regret

By Marty AllenSeptember 9, 2014
As you ease into a new school year, you probably want to make a bit of a splash, go for a more mature look, and telegraph your interests to possible crushes and friends ("YOU LIKE STAR TREK NECKLINES? I LIKE STAR TREK NECKLINES"). Obviously, fashion is your go-to, but are yo More  →
Fashion Trends You Will Later Regret

Take it From a Junior: Advice to Freshmen!

By Ashley Brooke RobertsSeptember 9, 2014
Listen newbies, it’s time you got wise and QUICK. High school waits for no man/wo-man. Here are the most important things you need to know about the biggest event of your natural born life: becoming a high school FRESHMAN. Be cool, man, just be cool. Make friends,... More  →
Take it From a Junior: Advice to Freshmen!