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Phi Beta Dagger

By Chelsea DaggerNovember 24, 2010
Last week's riddle was a smashing success, except for one small detail: as SpacemanSpiff777 pointed out, I completely failed to realize that Lucius and Legolas weren't the only twins at the basement ping pong tournament: Gandalf and Dumbledore have been brothers... More  →

How to Write The Anti-Essay

By ContributorNovember 23, 2010
Watch out, teachers' pets: Lauren is about to shake things up.—Sparkitors Do you loathe your World Lit teacher with every fiber of your being? Is your AP Lit grade high enough that you can handle tanking a big assignment?... More  →

Zingers for Vegetarians on Thanksgiving

By Lauren PassellNovember 23, 2010
You know, it isn't always easy being a vegetarian. Squash is really hard to prepare, salads at fast food restaurants are, like, greasy, and family meals can be stressful—especially if you have one of those grandparents who lived through the depression and thinks you're crazy... More  →
Zingers for Vegetarians on Thanksgiving

Survival Strategies For Your Poetry Class

By ContributorNovember 23, 2010
Megan_Adams feels your poetry pain—and she's here to help.—Sparkitors If you’re anything like me, you dread the prospect of Poetry class. It's unavoidable, often painful, and always, ALWAYS, horrifying: you shake with terror when your teacher asks... More  →

Megan's Life Lessons: 3 Things I Wish I'd Learned Before Going to College

By Megan PrietzelNovember 23, 2010
jedimastermegan is about to change your life (and increase your animosity toward bananas by 76%).—Sparkitors Now that I’m a grown up, I have things like responsibility and accountability and laundry in my life. It rocks, but it... More  →

How to Be Awesome: The Flirter's Edition

By Jennifer GrudzieckiNovember 23, 2010
Jenny is a Sparkler. AND she's our intern. AND she's the awesomest person in this office. AND...okay we got nothin'. —Sparkitors Have you ever met a single person who didn’t want to know how to flirt? I haven’t. And, in school (and the rest... More  →
How to Be Awesome: The Flirter's Edition

Blogging My Boy Diet: Why, Talie, Why?!

By ContributorNovember 22, 2010
This week, Talie answers your questions, then makes you feel better about that time you face-planted in front of your crush in the school parking lot. –Sparkitors Hello my dearest, beautiful Sparklers. While reading some of your comments, I realized that you guys... More  →
Blogging My Boy Diet: Why, Talie, Why?!

Warning: Do NOT Take Chemistry Class

By ContributorNovember 22, 2010
MademoiselleCoccinelle is not a fan of chemistry—and after reading this, we understand why!—Sparkitors Walking up to the chemistry lab, you can't help but feel as though you’re descending down the path into Hades’ seven circles of hell. Voluntarily taking a chemistry course is... More  →

Spaghetti Tacos Are Just The Beginning

By Kevin ClaymoreNovember 22, 2010
It’s come to our attention that the spaghetti taco is taking over the dinner plates of  high schoolers everywhere; what started as a small, disgusting dish on iCarly has now become an unavoidable  widespread phenomenon. In fact, Chelsea Dagger recently brought... More  →

The Real Origins of Thanksgiving

By ContributorNovember 22, 2010
flyergirl13's got some far-fetched theories about Thanksgiving, but we think she's right on about the PIE.—Sparkitors Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year: turkeys face their annual apocalypse as we stay home from school, snarf up food... More  →