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Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Was Raped and I Don't Know What to Do

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 20, 2015
Dear Auntie, I write this letter to you in an extreme state of emotional turmoil. I'm a junior and just found out that my sophomore friend was raped. The incident itself happened a little less than a month ago. We're not particularly close: I've only known her for... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Was Raped and I Don't Know What to Do

What Not to Wear on Your New-School-Year Fashion Debut

By Janet ManleyAugust 20, 2015
New year, new opportunity to right your fashion wrongs and debut the new, one-year-older you as a self-assured mover and shaker. On your first day back at school, you want your wardrobe to announce: "I'm back! And boy did I have a good summer!" *gives flannel... More  →
What Not to Wear on Your New-School-Year Fashion Debut

25 Thoughts Everyone's Had During High School

By AddisonAugust 20, 2015
1. Why am I here? AGAIN? 2. Oh, I opened Facebook. HOW DID I OPEN FACEBOOK? FACEBOOK IS SUPPOSED TO BE BLOCKED. 3. *scans potential SO* I don't know you but I have a feeling we're gonna be finishing each other's sandwiches... 4. If we could just read... More  →
25 Thoughts Everyone's Had During High School

J.K. Rowling's Advice For Writers Is Worth Twelve Of Malfoy

By Elaine AtwellAugust 20, 2015
Hardly a day goes by that J.K. Rowling doesn't do something to confirm her status as humanity's fairy godmother. She not only designed an entire world where our imaginations can go to feel safe and loved and special, she graced Twitter with her presence, to... More  →
J.K. Rowling's Advice For Writers Is Worth Twelve Of Malfoy

The Roles Most Likely to Result in "Death Due to Embarrassment" in a High School Musical

By Janet ManleyAugust 20, 2015
With the new school year comes the opportunity to immortalize yourself in [high school] theater history by performing an iconic role. (*finger snaps* "I hope I get it.") Along with a shot at one blaze of glory come the very real tribulations of wonky... More  →
The Roles Most Likely to Result in "Death Due to Embarrassment" in a High School Musical

10 TV Shows You NEED To Binge-Watch Before Going Back To School

By AddisonAugust 20, 2015
The moment we freed ourselves from the binding chains of high school, we made an unbreakable vow to ourselves—to kick back and own this summer, much like our songstress BFF Taylor Swift. Okay, that's a bit of a stretch. We planned to catch up... More  →
10 TV Shows You NEED To Binge-Watch Before Going Back To School

"Give Her Hell For Us, Peeves": 8 Iconic Lines By Our Fave Fictional Characters!

By Tyler FederAugust 20, 2015
First Tyler brought her awesome, quirky style to our favorite romantic rivalries, and now she's captured the most memorable quotes by eight characters we absolutely adore. Click through to see confessions of love, hilarious quips, and heroic declarations, then hit the comme More  →
"Give Her Hell For Us, Peeves": 8 Iconic Lines By Our Fave Fictional Characters!

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Caught Between My Ex and a Rebound

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 19, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, It's been a rough month or so. I'll begin around a week before my ex-boyfriend's birthday. Our relationship was going strong and was nearing the one-year mark, and although I felt somewhat bored, I was secure and knew that I was enjoying myself... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Caught Between My Ex and a Rebound

SUCK IT, EDWARD: KStew Brought Taylor Lautner as Her American Ultra Premiere Date

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 19, 2015
If the time machine we've been crafting in the SparkNotes basement (it's made entirely of paper clips and IMAGINATION) finally started working, there is literally only ONE THING that we would go back and change: the fact that Bella Swan chose grumpy, More  →
SUCK IT, EDWARD: KStew Brought Taylor Lautner as Her <em>American Ultra</em> Premiere Date

9 Other Anti-Sexual-Harassment Measures for the Missouri Legislature to Consider

By Jessie GaynorAugust 19, 2015
Another day, another instance of gross, misogynistic victim blaming! In today's "Those chippies were probably asking for it with their hair and their slacks" news, the Kansas City Star reports that Missouri state legislators recently considered instituting a special dress code for interns.... More  →
9 Other Anti-Sexual-Harassment Measures for the Missouri Legislature to Consider