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Take a Stand Against Bullying with The Bully Project!

By Chelsea DaggerApril 4, 2012
Today, we're teaming up with our amazing friends at DoSomething.org to bring you The Bully Project, an incredible campaign that could literally change, and maybe even save, the lives of teenagers just like you. In conjunction with More  →
Take a Stand Against Bullying with The Bully Project!

Why I Have a Crush On My Crush: A Letter to My Crush

By RG DanielsApril 3, 2012

Dear You:

I bet you get a lotta guys sending you texts and e-mails about how your beauty reminds them of a sunset or a flower or something. And I bet you get a lotta guys telling you that you’re smarter than Harvard... More  →

Why I Have a Crush On My Crush: A Letter to My Crush

More Beatles Lyrics Explained: Magical Mystery Tour Edition

By Brandon SpecktorApril 3, 2012
When plumbing the Beatles' vast catalog, Magical Mystery Tour is easily overlooked. At that point in the band's career, they could have released twelve tracks of John Lennon eating Indian food and sneezing violently into a microphone and still guaranteed a platinum hit (they later... More  →
More Beatles Lyrics Explained: Magical Mystery Tour Edition

Your Favorite Mankler Just Released a New ALBUM!

By Chelsea DaggerApril 3, 2012
I'm sure you butts are familiar with Metalhead865; ya know, the Mankler who's written over 30 Hit List posts, authored a crazy-popular NBK series, and basically serves as our resident music expert? Well, his resume just got even more... More  →
Your Favorite Mankler Just Released a New ALBUM!

The 10 Worst Kinds of Facebook Status Updates

By Melissa AlbertApril 3, 2012
Facebook jail: it isn't a real thing, but wouldn't it be great if it was? We could quarantine all the world's most annoying Facebook users into one designated area, where they'd walk around in circles commenting "HUH?" on everyone else's updates,... More  →
The 10 Worst Kinds of Facebook Status Updates

Ask a Teacher: From Bookworm to Social Butterfly

By Mr. FossApril 3, 2012
Q: I used to be a straight-A student (and very shy) during my freshman year. But now I am a sophomore and I am falling behind. I'm not as shy as I was before, does this mean I have to go back to hiding in... More  →
Ask a Teacher: From Bookworm to Social Butterfly

Enter the 4th Annual SparkNotes Yearbook Awards for a Chance to Win $500!

By Emily WinterApril 2, 2012
Each year, SparkNotes fans have a chance to nominate themselves for a SparkNotes Yearbook Award and collect votes from readers. This year, each winner will receive $500. You read that correctly—five hundred sassy greens. How amazing could your summer be with that kind of cash?! Recently,... More  →
Enter the 4th Annual SparkNotes Yearbook Awards for a Chance to Win $500!

How to Survive Spring Break

By ContributorApril 2, 2012
While I'm pretty sure most people don't associate spring break with a post-apocalyptic society, I find it to be a fairly apt comparison. You see, I go to an itty-bitty liberal arts school in an extremely small town in the middle of Iowa, and (as... More  →
How to Survive Spring Break

Four Ways to Walk In Late to Class

By ElodieApril 2, 2012
Let me guess—being late to class is the one thing you thought you could pretty much do on autopilot. There’s no trick to it. There’s no handbook. You simply stumble into class tardy, and suddenly all heads swivel in your direction, the teacher stops talking... More  →
Four Ways to Walk In Late to Class

Things We Would Love to Hear in Auto-Tune

By RG DanielsApril 2, 2012
Once there was a time when MacBooks and computer software were not considered musical instruments. Believe it or not, people played guitars and if you didn’t have the voice to sing, guess what? You didn’t sing!! All that has changed with Auto-Tune—a computer program... More  →
Things We Would Love to Hear in Auto-Tune