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Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: New Kid Nerves

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 18, 2014
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Dear Auntie, This year, I'm going to a big public school. Last year, I was home schooled. Before that, I went to a small private school, so I'm not used... More  →
Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: New Kid Nerves

Michael Brown Was Shot: Why, How, When, What, WHAT, WUT?

By H. Alan ScottAugust 18, 2014

It’s difficult to write a concise 'splainer on the events unfolding in Ferguson, because things seem to change at such a quick pace that anything we write will be old news in an hour. We DO have scattered facts about the initial shooting that

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Michael Brown Was Shot: Why, How, When, What, WHAT, WUT?

The 40 Slogans That WILL Get You Elected Class President

By Andrew TavinAugust 18, 2014
If the media is already talking about the 2016 presidential election, we feel more than comfortable talking about class elections for the new school year now. Because we care about you and want you to win, we've compiled a list of campaign slogans guaranteed to... More  →
The 40 Slogans That WILL Get You Elected Class President

A Series of Limericks About Going Back to School

By Andrew TavinAugust 18, 2014
We don't want you to think this is a trick/ Or say something that would make you feel sick/ But Summer is ending/ This isn't pretending/ So enjoy this back-to-school limerick   We know no one likes waking up early/ For it leaves you all tired and surly/ But the first class is... More  →
A Series of Limericks About Going Back to School

Da Newz: Michael Brown, Ferguson, and Why St. Louis Is A Lot Like Where You Live

By H. Alan ScottAugust 18, 2014
In this edition of Da Newz, H Alan, a St. Louis, MO, native, picks through the issues in Ferguson, where an unarmed teen was shot a week ago, and where subsequent protests have met excessive use of police force. Segregation is over, he says,... More  →
Da Newz: Michael Brown, Ferguson, and Why St. Louis Is A Lot Like Where You Live

Game Night a Snooze? Try These Not-Bored Games

By KathAugust 18, 2014
If you're like us and have grown up thinking "board game night" means "oh no, not Monopoly again," you're in for a delightful surprise. In the past ten years, some truly fantastic games have come out that have all kinds of new mechanics. The best... More  →
Game Night a Snooze? Try These Not-Bored Games

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Boyfriend Is Evil And I'm Sick Of Being The Third Wheel

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 15, 2014
Heads up, Sparklers: Auntie will be away next week, with columns resuming August 25. If you need an advice fix in the meantime, there's always the archives! Dear Auntie, My two friends, who I shall call Scott and Zelda, are dating, and I'm always the... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Boyfriend Is Evil And I'm Sick Of Being The Third Wheel

Attention Zooeys! SCHOOL YOURSELF on How to Do Makeup With Glasses

By LuceroAugust 15, 2014
Hey everybody! Today we're talking about the best tips and tricks for wearing makeup with glasses! Follow Lucero here! Twitter / Tumblr / Blogspot / Pinterest / Instagram Are you rocking a Zooey glasses look?... More  →
Attention Zooeys! SCHOOL YOURSELF on How to Do Makeup With Glasses

The Friday Awards Are Here!

By Emily BrownAugust 15, 2014
Welcome back to the Friwards, Sparklers! This week's winners are a lovely bunch of coconuts who correctly guessed the secret message, which was the cat's pajamas. No, I'm not saying the secret message was the cat's pajamas, I'm saying it was the cat's pajamas.... More  →
The Friday Awards Are Here!