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Fighting Thursday Boredom, One Presidential Light Saber at a Time

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 17, 2009
It’s Thursday, and we’re bored. The solution? A collection of cool things from around the web that’ll help us (and you!) pass the time until Friday afternoon finally arrives. 1. Saturday is National Talk Like a Pirate Day. Use the next couple days to... More  →
Fighting Thursday Boredom, One Presidential Light Saber at a Time

Alternatives to the Giant Backpack

By laura_buchholzSeptember 17, 2009
Oh my gosh, is that your backpack? That’s huge. You look like Atlas trying to hold up the Celestial Sphere. If you were at the airport, you’d be charged an extra fifty bucks to check that thing. That’s sad, it really is.... More  →
Alternatives to the Giant Backpack

Curing Boredom: Internet or TV?

By Joe_LynchSeptember 17, 2009

Which should you turn to when you’re bored out of your skull: TV or the internet?

Points for the Internet -There is always something to do online. Each Wikipedia page has links to check out, there’s always another funny video on Youtube, and... More  →
Curing Boredom: Internet or TV?

Blogging New Moon: Part 21

By Dan_BergsteinSeptember 16, 2009
Chapter Twenty-One: Verdict Better Title: All That for Nothing?! The story, which has been dragging for the past few chapters, is becoming interesting again thanks to the mysterious Volturi vampires. While the actual "verdict" in this chapter is laughable, and makes the previous few chapters pointless, I'm... More  →
Blogging New Moon: Part 21

More Greatest Lyrics FAILs

By Jonathan_FlaxSeptember 16, 2009
It's a fact: Take lyrics out of their musical context, and you're often left with the ramblings of a braindead "artist" who happens to own a rhyming dictionary. Simply put, without the guitars, bass, and drums, it ain't always poetry. We've covered this harsh... More  →
More Greatest Lyrics FAILs

20 Signs This Class Is Going to Suck

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 16, 2009
Ah, the first few weeks week of school. The pencils are sharp, the gym socks are clean, and your new backpack has absolutely no hint whatsoever of that terrible smell that started emanating from the bottom of your last backpack after you accidentally left a... More  →
20 Signs This Class Is Going to Suck

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterSeptember 16, 2009
This week's Awesome Thing is so awesome that it didn't even come from a blog. In fact, we'll be surprised if any Sparklers have seen it yet, cuz we learned about it via Facebook newsfeed from an artist friend who participated in the project. Have you ever... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Fashion for Fall

By ContributorSeptember 16, 2009
Sparkler illusiondestiny has a post specifically for the ladies of SparkLife (unless you're a dude who loves to slip into a dainty floral skirt every once in a while. Hey, we don't judge.) Enjoy her fashion advice! —SparkNotes Editors People who know me... More  →
Fashion for Fall

How to Waste Time in Study Hall

By Katie_RolnickSeptember 15, 2009
In theory, Study Hall seems like a great idea. You get a full period of class time to do the homework you would normally do after school—meaning you have that much more free time at home to play video games, practice your flugelhorn, or... More  →
How to Waste Time in Study Hall

Leg Warmers, Invisibility Cloaks, and Claws

By Rupinder_GillSeptember 15, 2009
Harvard recently introduced plans for its own line of upscale menswear. The new "Harvard Yard" line will be preppy college chic—think tweed and elbow patches. Here are some other famous schools we think worthy of fashion collections: 1.    Hogwarts Hogwear (pretty nifty name, if we do... More  →
Leg Warmers, Invisibility Cloaks, and Claws