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The Best Calvin and Hobbes Stories

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 19, 2011
We missed the 25th anniversary of Calvin and Hobbes by a few months (the first strip was published in November of 1985), but turning in assignments late is something Calvin would surely understand. Throughout the 80’s and 90’s, the short-legged boy with big ideas and... More  →
The Best Calvin and Hobbes Stories

New Series Alert: Ask Jono

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 19, 2011
You Sparklers have been asking for a male advice columnist to complement Auntie for, like, ever. So here he is, your very own Jon Skindzier, advice-giver extraordinaire! —Sparkitors Hi, everybody. I'm Jon, a human on the internet, and this is my new advice column,... More  →
New Series Alert: Ask Jono

The Daily Trials of an English Major: Things I'll Miss When I Return to College

By ContributorJanuary 19, 2011
"Now it’s time to say goodbye to all our company. M-I-C…” Sorry, I seem to have Disney on the brain. I’m back from a nice break in Florida, and my return to campus is quickly approaching. As a means of procrastination self-reflection, I’ve decided... More  →
The Daily Trials of an English Major: Things I'll Miss When I Return to College

Blogging My High School Blood Drive

By ContributorJanuary 19, 2011
nonickname34 does a good deed, saves a few lives, and gets Oreos when she's done. Sign us up!—Sparkitors My school recently hosted its annual blood drive, and I decided to blog the experience of giving blood for the very first time.... More  →
 Blogging My High School Blood Drive

How Much of a Procrastinator Are You?

By ContributorJanuary 19, 2011
kamurphy1218 blows us away with her formula skills! We wonder what she was supposed to be doing when she wrote this instead. –Sparkitors Ever put a paper off until the next day and the next day and the day after that...until it's two weeks... More  →
How Much of a Procrastinator Are You?

Making Soup: It's Harder Than You Think

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 19, 2011
You're a Top Chef in our book, celenne_92.—Sparkitors Today, I embarked on a quest. There was pain, confusion, yelling, blood, sweat, and tears. This quest was one that tested my endurance, my will to live, my ability... More  →
Making Soup: It's Harder Than You Think

Alternative Uses for Pore Cleansing Strips

By Lucy HutchinsonJanuary 19, 2011
You know those funny-shaped bits of sticky paper in your bathroom cabinet? No not the Band-Aids. A little to the left. Yeah, those ones. You're supposed to stick them to your face then rip them off, the idea being that they pull all the gunk... More  →
Alternative Uses for Pore Cleansing Strips

Phi Beta Dagger

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 19, 2011
Doesn't Seamus look absolutely DASHING in this photograph? If the Dags wasn't already betrothed to both George and Fred Weasley, fancy-pants Finnigan might have a shot. But, alas, sweaty Chelsea has more fictional boyfriends than she can handle, so Seamus is up for grabs. In fact, he's... More  →
Phi Beta Dagger

Playlist of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 19, 2011
Today's playlist was sent in by nerd_alert and it's called "More Songs You'd Never Have Heard if Not For TV shows, Movies, and Commercials." "Dead Man's Party" by Oingo Boingo (Commercial for Bones and episode of Chuck) "Sticks and Stone" by... More  →
Playlist of the Day

Diary of a Super Virgin

By ContributorJanuary 19, 2011
reignshine had a rough week, so we ate a gallon of Ben&Jerry's to show our solidarity.—Sparkitors I was rejected by a centaur. *cue audience aww-ing* My attempt, though valiant, simply could not withstand the fierceness of the battle…in other words, he said no. Sventaur said no.... More  →
Diary of a Super Virgin