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Ask a Teacher: Have You Ever Felt Like Quitting on a Student?

By Ms. DameSeptember 29, 2011
Q: Have you ever felt like quitting on a student, or have you ever disliked a student so much you just didn't want to help them? A: Of course I have felt like quitting on a student. I have felt like quitting on an entire class... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Have You Ever Felt Like Quitting on a Student?

How to Find the Perfect Homecoming Dress

By ContributorSeptember 29, 2011
Longer_Than_Forever's tips will get rid of your dress-shopping trauma in minutes! —Sparkitors Homecoming season is upon us yet again, and there are so many things to do. How teachers expect us to find dates, make reservations, form groups, order flowers, buy dresses,... More  →
How to Find the Perfect Homecoming Dress

October Is the Best Month. Discussion Over.

By Kathryn_WilliamsSeptember 29, 2011
It's pretty much accepted within academic circles that October is the most kick-ass month of the year. Go ahead, look it up in the Encyclopedia (those things gathering dust above your dad's desk that look like books (those things made of a lot of paper... More  →
October Is the Best Month. Discussion Over.

Auntie SparkNotes: Everybody Dance Now

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 29, 2011
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I guess that my problem isn't as big as some of the other problems you deal with, but I'm going to go ahead anyway. I've noticed that dancing is taking a bigger and bigger part in the parties that I'm going to, and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Everybody Dance Now

Why Disney Princesses Are the Worst Role Models EVER

By ContributorSeptember 29, 2011

All_Is_Mal has a little problem with the Disney role-model model. Pitchforks up or thumbs up?–Sparkitors

I really, really detest Disney princesses. I hate them more than Dan Bergstein hates baby-daters, more than Harry hates Draco, more than Congress hates getting... More  →
Why Disney Princesses Are the Worst Role Models EVER

Blogging Torchwood: Episode 4 Is in Your Basement, Stealing Your Power

By Lucy HutchinsonSeptember 29, 2011
In this episode, Jack is kind of mean, the pterydactyl makes a return, and Ianto reveals hitherto unsuspected depths of idiocy, but I still love him. We start off with everyone playing basketball, except Ianto, who is looking sad in a corner. Everyone leaves, without so... More  →
Blogging Torchwood: Episode 4 Is in Your Basement, Stealing Your Power

8 Things About 2 Broke Girls: Episode 2

By Rachel KorowitzSeptember 29, 2011
I'm going to start this post with an open letter to the show: Dear 2 Broke Girls, I was willing to give you a pass for a lot of the draggier/crappier parts of the pilot because it was, you know, a pilot, and pilots are learning exercises.... More  →
8 Things About 2 Broke Girls: Episode 2

Rosebud Was the Sled: The Movie Club Discusses (and spoils) Citizen Kane

By Dan_BergsteinSeptember 29, 2011
We had a fair share of technical difficulties during the live-blog of Citizen Kane, so a hearty congrats to any and all who stuck with it. Give yourself 100 Dan Points. The next live-blog will run much smoother. Promise. By now you should all have... More  →
Rosebud Was the Sled: The Movie Club Discusses (and spoils) Citizen Kane

Everything You Wanted to Know About College Roommates, Courtesy of Elodie

By ElodieSeptember 29, 2011
Roommates, to me, were always just something other people had, like trampolines and appendicitis. Having a college roommate always struck me as a maturity milestone—it was one of those prominent details that embodied the entire college experience. I was the last one in my circle... More  →
Everything You Wanted to Know About College Roommates, Courtesy of Elodie

Open Thread for September 29

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 29, 2011
stupid_nickel made these Cookie Monster cupcakes with her bare hands (and, like, eggs and sugar and stuff). We are amazed. Also, we really want some cupcakes now. Click here to see more of stupid_nickel's cakes! ... More  →
Open Thread for September 29