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Real Talk: I Got Sober Before My 21st Birthday

By Kelly HoffmacherMay 9, 2016
Every Wednesday during my freshman year of college, my best friend Emily and I went to the Beauty Bar. We’d befriended the bartender, Eddie, who made us “sexy Eddie” shots—tequila and a splash of lime juice. We had a blast. We laughed hysterically, danced on... More  →
Real Talk: I Got Sober Before My 21st Birthday

Auntie SparkNotes: I Have No Good Memories of My Family

By kat_rosenfieldMay 6, 2016
Dear Auntie, I graduated a year early from high school and have subsequently finished my first semester of college. When I was trying to graduate early, I was only getting 2-4 hours of sleep a night because I was taking nine classes, all AP/dual credit courses, and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Have No Good Memories of My Family

Ten Legit Ways To Start a Conversation With Your Crush

By Kelly HoffmacherMay 6, 2016
It’s not easy. I much prefer to be the one who’s pursued. But when you’ve been drooling over someone long enough, you find the courage to approach them, cast your net, and see what comes back to you. Here are some conversation starters for when... More  →
Ten Legit Ways To Start a Conversation With Your Crush

How to Break Up with a Friend

By Kate AllanMay 6, 2016
Whether you've decided to end things with an SO, a friend, or your pretend hubby Chris Pratt (his late-night motorbike escapades with the local raptors are becoming a real issue), it's safe to say that the "I've got to call it quits" convo could suck in a big way. But while More  →
How to Break Up with a Friend

A Tribute to the Mums of Harry Potter

By Emily BrownMay 5, 2016

What would J.K. Rowling's brainchild be if not for all its moms? Let's explore.

Molly Weasley Harry's proxy parent from the very moment he realizes that Hagrid conveniently omitted directions to Platform 9 3/4. If you'll recall, Mrs. Weasley is the one who pushes Harry trolley-first into

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A Tribute to the Mums of <i>Harry Potter</i>

Cutting Your Own Hair Is a Bad Enough Idea... Now There's Something to Make It Worse!

By Josh PeriloMay 5, 2016
We are not going to judge you if you've ever taken a blade to your own bangs. Desperate times call for desperate cutting. But, for the most part, the vast majority of us leave the snipping to the professionals, or at least another person. Well,... More  →
Cutting Your Own Hair Is a Bad Enough Idea... Now There's Something to Make It Worse!

Presenting...May Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierMay 5, 2016
Your brain is the most important part of your body, Aries, but you can't exactly go out and get a brain massage, at least not from anyone who intends to keep you alive. That's what it's important not to let your stress and anxiety overwhelm you, and to instead have them whel More  →
Presenting...May Horoscopes!

Auntie SparkNotes: Who's Wrong? Me, or Him?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 4, 2016
Hello Auntie, I am a sophomore in high school questioning my morals. I have been talking to this boy, let's call him Romeo, for quite a few months. He liked me, and I liked him too, but I did not want to jump into a relationship due... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Who's Wrong? Me, or Him?

Real Talk: On One Night Stands

By Emma W.May 4, 2016

I basically didn't date in high school. I mean, occasionally, but never for more than a couple of weeks, nothing turned serious. I was a nerd. I was focused on my schoolwork. I did manage, however, to get rid of my virginity before... More  →

Real Talk: On One Night Stands