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New Sparkler Series! My French Adventure: Part 1

By ContributorFebruary 21, 2011
LadyM is moving to France for 4 months—and she's going to share the entire experience with us!—Sparkitors I, LadyM, was stuck in a rut. I was a bored 11th grader dying to get out of high school and start my university... More  →
New Sparkler Series! My French Adventure: Part 1

Where To Go For Spring Break

By Lex LuthorFebruary 18, 2011
Who says you have to return from spring break with a tan and a dishy pen pal named Pablo? You and Pablo will lose touch in a few months anyway, and he definitely can’t take you to prom. This year, we challenge you to think... More  →
Where To Go For Spring Break

How To Tell Your Parents You've Got a GF/BF

By Rachel KorowitzFebruary 18, 2011
Let's assume that your attitude toward your parents fall somewhere between "ZOMG they're totes my BFFs!" and "ZOMG I'm only applying to colleges that are at least 9,000 miles away!" (If they've ever made you attend snake-worship camp or insisted that "cave livin' is the... More  →
How To Tell Your Parents You've Got a GF/BF

My Crush Is a Food Network Personality

By ContributorFebruary 18, 2011
Real Alias knows that the way to a Sparkler's heart is through her stomach. –Sparkitors Yes, the Food Network!  I can't be the only one out there who has noticed all of the amazingly talented and good-looking guys on there. Right? Right!... More  →
My Crush Is a Food Network Personality

Ask Kat: A Case of Mistaken (Sexual) Identity

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 18, 2011
Hi Kat, This is slightly strange to me because I usually solve my own problems, but I would like some help right about now because my friends have no idea what to tell me and I don't want to screw something up. I'm a freshman guy... More  →
Ask Kat: A Case of Mistaken (Sexual) Identity

Life as a Hindu

By ContributorFebruary 18, 2011
Vishnusri shares her religion with us, and doesn't talk nearly enough about the storytelling part! –Sparkitors After reading Sparklife posts on life as an atheist and life as a Christian, I decided to write a post about my life as... More  →
Life as a Hindu

Boy Hunt: Chipmunks, Pandas, and Spider Men

By ContributorFebruary 18, 2011
Hola. Um... (I don’t know how to say anything else in Spanish...) Never mind. Hello! I have kinda sorta updates! Hold onto your mittens, and let’s go! Unfortunately, my school recently wound up its pitching arm and threw a big ball of tests and essays at... More  →
Boy Hunt: Chipmunks, Pandas, and Spider Men

Ask Jono: Boys Being Jerks; Sports Involving Eels

By Jon_SkindzierFebruary 18, 2011
Hey Jono, So you said in your last post that if a guy acts like he's on a job interview when with you, but relaxed in mixed company, he likes you. But what if he's the exact opposite?  What if he's totally relaxed when it's just... More  →
Ask Jono: Boys Being Jerks; Sports Involving Eels

What to Do When Someone Is Checking You Out

By Kathryn_WilliamsFebruary 17, 2011
You're walking down the hall, minding your own business, thinking about what kind of omelet Lady Gaga would make and—BAM!—you realize someone is checking you out. Like flagrantly, lasciviously, passionately eye-molesting you! He is undressing you in his head. She is searching for... More  →
What to Do When Someone Is Checking You Out

Oh, The Horror: A Life Without SparkNotes

By ContributorFebruary 17, 2011
This post was prompted by our server shutdown a few weeks ago, and in it, JimSauce asks a terrifying question: what would life be like without SparkNotes?—Sparkitors Imagine, if you will, this situation: your AP English Literature teacher assigns a humongous novel... More  →
Oh, The Horror: A Life Without SparkNotes