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No More Whining: Ashley's Workout Advice

By Ashley SpencerSeptember 13, 2011
Dear Ashley: I'm 5'7'' and 160 lbs. I'm not horribly overweight, but I've been 160 lbs since I was 13 (I'm almost 17 ) and I'm tired of weighing more than the rest of my friends. I know if I just lose 15 lbs and tone... More  →
No More Whining: Ashley's Workout Advice

The Pros and Cons of Curly Hair

By ContributorSeptember 13, 2011
Arty’sGirl joins the great hair debate with a post on curly hair, which we LOVE. —Sparkitors For years I had straight hair (we’re not talking “mostly straight”—it was so straight it looked permanently hot ironed). And then I hit puberty. Well,... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Curly Hair

Chelsea Dagger Clearly Does Not Have a Future in Marine Biology

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 13, 2011
Because I trust you all so much, I am about to reveal something deeply, deeply embarrassing: until about 17 minutes ago, I had no idea what a manticore was. I was reading lemoni-squares' story, in which the heroine attempts to slay... More  →
Chelsea Dagger Clearly Does Not Have a Future in Marine Biology

The Triumphant Return of Stock Photo Face-Off

By Kathryn_WilliamsSeptember 13, 2011
It has been a while since we've felt inspired to host a Stock Photo Face-Off. Frankly, our well was running dry. It seemed all of the stock photographers out there had caught wind of our little contest and retreated to their darkrooms to... More  →
The Triumphant Return of Stock Photo Face-Off

The Buried Life Visited My Campus!

By ContributorSeptember 13, 2011
thatshowiroll21 is finally finding out how crazy college life is. —Sparkitors Let me just start by saying this one, true fact: COLLEGE IS NUTS. The people are loud, friendly, snottier than a toddler with a sinus cold, and creepy; sometimes all at the same... More  →
The Buried Life Visited My Campus!

Why Everyone Should Keep a Diary

By ContributorSeptember 13, 2011
Mckenzie_Me wants you to access your inner diarist. It's less painful than it sounds. –Sparkitors At one point or another, you may have considered keeping a diary. Maybe you even bought one, wrote three entries, then never picked it up again. Or maybe you've... More  →
Why Everyone Should Keep a Diary

Stupid McLoserPants: A Saga Begins

By ContributorSeptember 13, 2011
Sunshine_AZ reflects on her summer vacation, which included a lot of hilarious humiliation and one VERY troublesome crush.—Sparkitors Summer for me consisted largely of pregnant women, a GIANT group of hormonal teenage girls, working at a fast food joint, and having possibly THE MOST... More  →
Stupid McLoserPants: A Saga Begins

The Brobecks: God's Unsigned Gift to Music

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 13, 2011
Today's playlist, sent in by Jolieg15, is made entirely of songs by the Brobecks. For those of you who don't know (all of you), the Brobecks is an independent rock band formed by Panic! at the Disco's bassist, Dallon... More  →
The Brobecks: God's Unsigned Gift to Music

The (Unforgivable?) Mistakes in Deathly Hallows, Part II

By ContributorSeptember 13, 2011
On behalf of Jelly_Chan: SPOILER ALERT.—Sparkitors Friends, fellow Sparklers, the recent release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II, marked the end of an era. The end of our childhoods. And yet, Harry Potter is still in our hearts (please insert... More  →
The (Unforgivable?) Mistakes in Deathly Hallows, Part II

Ask a Teacher: Have You Ever Made Out with Another Teacher?

By Mr. ParfreySeptember 13, 2011
Q: Have you ever made out with another teacher? A: Not only did I make out with the librarian at my school, I married her. Five years ago, my school hired a new librarian, and I fell for her like a ton of bricks. Some of my... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Have You Ever Made Out with Another Teacher?