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A Game That Simulates Russian Roulette, Except with Balloons, ACTUALLY EXISTS

By Josh PeriloApril 28, 2016
The item that the boys look at this week is pretty dark. It's shaped like a gun and the game itself encourages the players to try and shoot each other. It even simulates a gunshot sound with an exploding balloon. OOF. WHO THOUGHT OF THIS... More  →
A Game That Simulates Russian Roulette, Except with Balloons, ACTUALLY EXISTS

CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Weirdest Thing That's Ever Happened at Your School?

By ElodieApril 28, 2016
High school is like a bizarre, lawless, alternate-reality nightmare dungeon. Everyone’s cooped up for seven hours a day and force-fed information about things like the Dust Bowl and trigonometry. It’s no surprise that things sometimes get a little weird. That’s how we all wind up... More  →
CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Weirdest Thing That's Ever Happened at Your School?

Is Your Celebrity Crush a Problem?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 28, 2016
When it comes to crush fodder, Hollywood's hottest celebrities are basically perfect in every way. They're handsome, they're talented, and they come in all kinds of multiple and various versions so that you never have to get bored with your choice. (Which Chris Evans shall... More  →
Is Your Celebrity Crush a Problem?

Hamilton As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieApril 28, 2016
I recently had the honor and privilege of seeing Hamilton live and having it render everything else in my life extremely terrible. I mean, that night was basically the peak of my very existence, and everything else from this point onward will just be a downward spiral into More  →
<em>Hamilton</em> As Told in a Series of Texts

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Keep People from Thinking I'm the Devil?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 27, 2016
Dearest Auntie, The closest existing word that I'm aware of which describes my stance on religion is "agnostic," and I live in the Bible-belt, as I believe the region is termed. The overwhelming majority of my friends, acquaintances, and peers are devoutly religious in one... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Keep People from Thinking I'm the Devil?

11 Reasons to Emerge From Hibernation

By Polly RichardsApril 27, 2016
As the squirrels emerge from their winter nests and spit out the nut shells they've accumulated over the course of the cold months, so should we double-fist ice cream cones as we peel off our silk long underwear and replace them with shorteralls. What'd we miss?... More  →
11 Reasons to Emerge From Hibernation

Do Teachers Like You?

By Kurt HarrogateApril 27, 2016
Are you more teacher's pet or teacher's Pet Rock? ... More  →
Do Teachers Like You?

5 Ways a Depressed Brain Lies to You

By Jon_SkindzierApril 27, 2016
Depression! Can't live with it, can't live without it. Well, you can, but not if you are a person who has depression. Its defining feature is that it never really goes anywhere. Depression is like being stuck with a terrible roommate who always ruins everything, except the r More  →
5 Ways Depression Lies to You (& How to Make It Stop)

Auntie SparkNotes: I Wish I'd Said No When He Asked Me Out

By kat_rosenfieldApril 26, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, A few weeks ago, a friend gave me a note during Spanish. It was the typical stupid teenager note: Will you go out with me? _ Yes _ No I'm a freshman, and I'd never been asked out. I thought about it for the rest... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Wish I'd Said No When He Asked Me Out

Which Yearbook Superlative Are You?

By Amanda BellApril 26, 2016
It’s that nerve-wracking time of year when all the votes are submitted, tallied up by the Powers That Be, and the resulting winners are declared. No, we’re not talking about the governmental election cycle—although that, too—but rather when the year’s senior superlatives list goes public.... More  →
Which Yearbook Superlative Are You?