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Facebook War: Attack Of The Parentals

By ContributorMarch 1, 2011
jtjuvenile knows that you already friended your mom. Quit frontin'.—Sparkitors “Accept me, or I shall ground you.” “I sent you a friend request  on Facebook. It’s up to you if you want to add me.” “FINE, I promise I  won’t upload your... More  →
Facebook War: Attack Of The Parentals

The Pros and Cons of Early Graduation

By ContributorMarch 1, 2011
Lucky for us, amaryllismoon's got the time on her hands to write us this super-enlightening article! –Sparkitors I am a high school senior. I'm also in college. Confused? Let me explain. About two years ago, my father was transferred from the East Coast... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Early Graduation

My French Adventure: Part 4!

By ContributorMarch 1, 2011
LadyM is experiencing a bit of culture shock—but hey, at least the baguettes are good!—Sparkitors So. You know about my school, and you know about my tour of Paris. Today, let's discuss some of my day to day [mis]adventures as... More  →
My French Adventure: Part 4!

Playlist of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMarch 1, 2011
Today's playlist was sent in by Spurious_Spooks and it's called Optimism With a Shot of Philosophy. 1. "Kings in Castles" by Michael Tolcher 2. "Ordinary" by Emerson Hart 3. "I Want to Know" by The Mavericks 4. "On the Radio" by... More  →
Playlist of the Day

One Year, 100 Books: Paper Towns

By ContributorMarch 1, 2011
The impossible has happened: Lonks finally gave a book 5 stars!—Sparkitors Book #15: Paper Towns Author: John Green Reason for Reading: If anyone was going to restore my faith in modern literature after reading Angel, it would be John Green. He’s amazing. Quote: The... More  →
One Year, 100 Books: Paper Towns

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMarch 1, 2011
This little girl is adorable... and dedicated. And obviously has never had a job. Raise your hand if you think she'll change her mind in a couple ... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for March 1

By Chelsea DaggerMarch 1, 2011
Snow in Texas can mean only one thing: THE APOCALYPSE IS HERE. Batten down your metaphorical hatches and stock the cellar full of pickled sardines, because world is ABOUT TO END. But in the meantime, take a break and admire JessicaB's cutie cat... More  →
Open Thread for March 1

22 Questions to Drive Your College Tour Guide Nuts

By Kathryn_WilliamsFebruary 28, 2011
The college tour is a rite of passage for many high school students looking to pick a college out of the higher education heap. There are many things to consider: location, professor-to-student ratio, attractiveness of the student body (student body—hehe). The official school tour... More  →
22 Questions to Drive Your College Tour Guide Nuts

Cats With Dog Heads. Yes, Really.

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 28, 2011
And we have no answer. There is no reason in the WORLD why we should make a slideshow of dog heads photoshopped onto cat bodies, except that Emily Winter told us to, and Emily Winter's word is law. So stop your whining and give in to the madness: it's time to revel in the b More  →
Cats With Dog Heads. Yes, Really.

Sierra's Prom Diet: Good Friends and Ballet

By ContributorFebruary 28, 2011
district12lives, aka Sierra, is trying to lose 30 pounds by prom, and is blogging about it for SparkLife! —Sparkitors Hey y'alls! Sorry for the long time with no post; things have been kind of frustrating lately. I kinda hit a roadblock in... More  →
Sierra's Prom Diet: Good Friends and Ballet