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The Daily Trials of an English Major: Romance! Action! Peer-Editing!

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010
Courtney Guth is going to reveal the secrets of English majors. SPOILER ALERT: she mentions literary devices! —Sparkitors In the words of my ever-so-hilarious sassy friend: “Look at your life! Look at your choices! What? What? What are you doing?” Upon entering college, I... More  →
The Daily Trials of an English Major: Romance! Action! Peer-Editing!

17 Uses for a Candy Cane

By Kathryn_WilliamsDecember 6, 2010
Every holiday has its classic candy. Halloween has candy corn; Easter has chocolate eggs; Valentine's Day has conversation hearts; Labor Day has Twizzlers. And, of course, Christmas has candy canes. Those minty sweet crooks of twisty red and white sugar are like Christmas wrapped in... More  →
17 Uses for a Candy Cane

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 5

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010
Chapter 6 The chapter opens with Hester-Biscuit waiting for her young daughter Pearl to become a wild beast. No, seriously. She thinks that because Pearl is the result of her sin (adultery), the little girl will develop some sort of horrendous personality. So basically, Pearl is doomed... More  →
Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 5

Auntie SparkNotes' Budget Gift Guide

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 6, 2010
How should you handle Christmas when you're broke? Auntie knows! —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, A few months ago, my dad retired from the Air Force after 24 years of service. On the upside, he can't be sent back to Iraq, but on the downside, he has been unable... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes' Budget Gift Guide

Confessions of a College Matchmaker: Potential Match #1

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010
If emMCie's column were a rom com, she would totally end up with Jerry. We're just saying! —Sparkitors Seeing as my roommate and I share the bonds of cohabitation (there’s a certain connection you make with a person when you know what her... More  →
Confessions of a College Matchmaker: Potential Match #1

Fashion for Your Inner-Soccer Player

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010
Wamaviangirl can't tell you how to score a goal, but she can tell you how to score your soccer-loving crush.—Sparkitors Okay, so here's the deal: you've got zero athletic... More  →

I Go To... Georgia State University

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010
rissyloves, aka Clarissa Wallen, brings us the lowdown on GSU. Enjoy! —Sparkitors Here’s the basic beats: School: Georgia State University Location: Downtown Atlanta Size: About 30,000 undergrads Type: Public Number of Majors offered: 55 But here’s the breezy truth: Academics: At such a big school, you’d think that every single class... More  →
I Go To... Georgia State University

Forks, Washington: Don't Believe the Hype

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010

DrakeObsessor has the inside scoop on Bella's hometown; you're gonna want to read this before you take your "I HEARTZ TWILIGHT" road trip. —Sparkitors

Until recently, my beloved home state of Washington was best known for... More  →

SparkMacho—A Mankler's Defense of SparkLife

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010

krusty_the_krab wants to ask you a question: are you man enough to use SparkNotes?—Sparkitors

I've been using SparkNotes for years, but I definitely wasn't prepared for the recent site makeover: one... More  →

Style Tips from a Fashion Hater

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010
Crazy shoes and hair to match? Are you sure you don't know anything about fashion, flyergirl13? —Sparkitors I don't know much about fashion. I'm a teenage girl, and I try to make it my life goal to stay as far out of the realm... More  →
Style Tips from a Fashion Hater