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I Go To... Samford University

By ContributorJanuary 14, 2011
School: Samford University Location: Birmingham, Alabama Size: About 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate Type: Private Number of Majors offered: 60-ish. Here’s my spin: Academics: Samford is fairly prestigious in the way of Southern private colleges—one of my Dad's friends calls it the "Ivy League of the South." Ergo, the classes are... More  →
I Go To... Samford University

Hanging Out with Jazzy: Dieting in the Face of British Cuisine

By ContributorJanuary 14, 2011
villanous_mwaha, we've seen your Facebook pics, and we think you look adorable just the way you are! (Also, can you send us some Eton mess?) —Sparkitors Recently, I’m sure many of you have been reading about Talie’s exciting boy diet. I’m afraid... More  →
Hanging Out with Jazzy: Dieting in the Face of British Cuisine

How to Dress Like... Hermione Granger

By ContributorJanuary 14, 2011

likearedredrose shows us how easy it is to dress like a teenaged witch! –Sparkitors

Admit it: even though she dresses like she doesn’t care what she looks like, you’ve secretly been admiring Hermione Granger’s wardrobe from the time she first

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How to Dress Like... Hermione Granger

Choose Your Sparkler Post Badge: Round 1G

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 14, 2011
Congratulations, Badge #21! You are our winner for Round 1F. And a healthy round of applause for all the other badges in the last round, you ALL did WONDERFUL. We also learned that you guys are split 50-50 on the idea of zombies: half of you... More  →
Choose Your Sparkler Post Badge: Round 1G

Look at John Krasinski's Prom Picture!

By Emily WinterJanuary 14, 2011
It's JOHN KRASINSKI'S PROM PHOTO! Do you guys think he was hot in high school? (By the way, I'm in the pink dress, Emma's in black, and Chelsea's in yellow. Emma's date went on to be an astronaut, and Chelsea's is now an aquarium... More  →
Look at John Krasinski's Prom Picture!

Ask Kat: Friends Who Date D-Bags

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 14, 2011
Hey Kat, I'm a college freshman and am fortunate enough to be going to the same college as my best friend; we'll call her Elle. We briefly dated in high school, but we mutually decided to break up at the end of senior year so we... More  →
Ask Kat: Friends Who Date D-Bags

SparkStyle: Heck Yes, Dress

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 14, 2011
For someone who loves clothes, I'm embarrassingly bad at shopping. Big department stores overwhelm me, sales clerks make me nervous, and fellow shoppers pretty much scare the dickens out of me. Seriously, I nearly got into a fist-fight with a fifteen year-old girl last week... More  →
SparkStyle: Heck Yes, Dress

Interview With A Sparkler, Round: Someone FINALLY Chose Tom Hanks!

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 14, 2011
Because of last week's outstanding responses, we've decided to  invest our entire SparkLife budget in producing blockbuster films about each of you. The best part? The fact that Chelsea Dagger will be playing the role of every single person in every single film. Look out,... More  →
Interview With A Sparkler, Round: Someone FINALLY Chose Tom Hanks!

Status Updates: What Do They All Mean?

By Lucy HutchinsonJanuary 14, 2011
Ostensibly, status updates are for informing your friends and relatives about what is going on in your life. But what is a status update without a lot of Likes and comments and Liked comments? Social alienation and death, that's what. Which is why all your... More  →
Status Updates: What Do They All Mean?

The Jane Austen Dating School: Don't Pull a Jane Bennet

By ContributorJanuary 14, 2011
enthusiasm&austen is taking lessons from Jane Austen characters to find her soul mate. Awesome, right? —Sparkitors “But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero... More  →
The Jane Austen Dating School: Don't Pull a Jane Bennet