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Ask a Teacher: When Do You Start Losing Steam?

By Ms. DameOctober 4, 2011
Q: Do you ever start losing steam during the school year? When? A: I know the EXACT MONTHS when I feel completely and totally deflated. I always swear I could sleep for a week and still not feel fully recovered. It happens every school year in... More  →
Ask a Teacher: When Do You Start Losing Steam?

Stupid McLoserPants Part III: This Is Where It Gets GOOOOD

By ContributorOctober 4, 2011
Sunshine_AZ is about to make you squee like you've never squeed before.(What's the proper spelling on "sqeed"? Anybody?)—Sparkitors NOTE: At the end of her last post, Sunshine had just accidentally rammed her head into Stupid's face. To catch up... More  →
Stupid McLoserPants Part III: This Is Where It Gets GOOOOD

Mankler NBK: No, We Are Not Flirting. We Actually Do Sort Of Hate Each Other.

By ContributorOctober 4, 2011
Metalhead865 takes a break from music posts and updates you on his SOCIAL life, which includes wizard jokes, slap attacks, and a potential ladyfriend.—Sparkitors School has once again begun. We're three weeks in. And I'm still NBK. People, I'm a JUNIOR. This feels somewhat embarrassing.... More  →
Mankler NBK: No, We Are Not Flirting. We Actually Do Sort Of Hate Each Other.

Eight Steps to Climbing the Academic Ranks

By ContributorOctober 4, 2011
By the time you complete annie9075's academic excellence plan, you may also be a superhero. You're welcome. –Sparkitors For those of you who are currently struggling to make it to the top of your class, here are a few surefire techniques to bridge the... More  →
Eight Steps to Climbing the Academic Ranks

Open Thread for October 4

By SparkLifeOctober 4, 2011
This is a picture of Rosie, my parents' adorable dog, who is very possibly the best dog in the world. Her hobbies include rolling around in rabbit pee, getting tummy rubs, and solving quadratic equations. I MISS YOU, ROSIE!... More  →
Open Thread for October 4

Auntie SparkNotes: Feeling the Love

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 3, 2011
Dear Auntie, I have been dating my boyfriend for about 4 months or so. I really have fallen for him. In a serious manner. He feels the same, and we both know where the other person stands in our relationship because we have great communication and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Feeling the Love

Shivani Makes Quiche Lorraine (with BACON!)

By ShivaniOctober 3, 2011
When I was in high school, visiting seniors would prattle on and on about how much free time they had in college. They waxed poetic about lazy afternoons spent in the libraries, leisurely flipping through books, and casual mid-mornings spent lolling on the green, flirting... More  →
Shivani Makes Quiche Lorraine (with BACON!)

Your MOM Needs a New One-Liner!

By Kathryn_WilliamsOctober 3, 2011
There is something about the one-liner "your mom" (emphasis on the "mom"), that has cemented it in our popular lexicon as transcendently funny. Its longevity is astounding, its versatility remarkable, its value inestimable. Behold its many applications: Moron: "You have a booger hanging out of... More  →
Your MOM Needs a New One-Liner!

Are Frat Guys Jerkwads?

By ContributorOctober 3, 2011
If Faye ever goes to a frat party again, we hope she brings a gallon of Purell. —Sparkitors Imagine a medium sized empty room. There’s black paper covering the windows and several ceiling tiles are missing. Now imagine that the room is 100 degrees, packed... More  →
Are Frat Guys Jerkwads?

Sadly, I'm a Hipster

By ContributorOctober 3, 2011
pepper2yale just found out that she's a true, blue hipster. SAY IT AIN'T SO!—Sparkitors Yesterday, I stepped back, did my weekly life evaluation, and came to a frightening realization: I am a hipster.... More  →
Sadly, I'm a Hipster