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Open Thread for May 27!

By SparkLifeMay 27, 2016
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Open Thread for May 27!

OPINION: Snape Is Actually the Worst

By Andrew TavinMay 26, 2016
I believed that Severus Snape was a genuine asshat for years of my life, as did Harry and gang. YEARS. But of course (it's here that I warn you of major spoilers, but... c'mon:) we learn that Snape was in love with Harry's mom, and that he's actually a decent guy.... More  →
OPINION: Snape Is Actually the Worst

Dream Graduation Speakers, Ranked

By Taylor NolesMay 26, 2016
It's that time of year-- who's super excited to hear their principal in the brown sweater list out statistics about who made it into the National Honor Society???!!?! No? You're right. It'd be nicer if we got to pick from some, er, fresher choices. For your consideration: 10. Maleficent Pros: Killer... More  →
Dream Graduation Speakers, Ranked

We Almost Cut Our Faces Open Using This Butterfly Pen

By Josh PeriloMay 26, 2016
While the pen may be mightier than the sword most of the time, we were able to find one that we almost took our own eyes out with. It's called a Butterfly Pen and it is supposed to mimic the look and action of a... More  →
We Almost Cut Our Faces Open Using This Butterfly Pen

Sparkler Roundup: What You Wish People Understood About Your Gender

By SparkLifeMay 26, 2016
We asked. You answered. Here is what you wish people understood about your gender, and the topic of gender as a whole. Thank you for all of your input ♥ More  →
Sparkler Roundup: What You Wish People Understood About Your Gender

Which Marauder Are You?

By ElodieMay 26, 2016
Every day I wonder if I’m more of a James or a Remus or, God forbid, a Peter. (I don’t have the hair to be a Sirius, and I’ve accepted that.) I can’t be alone in this. Let’s find out together. Basic math says that... More  →
Which Marauder Are You?

Open Thread for May 26!

By SparkLifeMay 26, 2016
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Open Thread for May 26!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Cheated on the SAT

By kat_rosenfieldMay 25, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I have repressed memories of me realizing one or two mistakes I made on a previous section of the SAT and going back to fix them outside the allotted time for the section. I remember thinking, "The SAT is supposed to measure your... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Cheated on the SAT

Rewatching Gilmore Girls: A RANT

By Emma W.May 25, 2016
I love watching Gilmore Girls. For the past month or so, I've been watching an average of two episodes a day—while eating, while cooking, while shirking my work. I love it—and yet watching it makes me really, really, REALLY happy that we're past the early... More  →
Rewatching Gilmore Girls: A RANT

What is the Deal with Hogwarts and Technology?!

By Maddy Aaron and Kelsey MurphyMay 25, 2016
We know, we know... there was no Google during the period when the books were set. But still! It seems like the entire campus of Hogwarts is completely in the dark ages. Why is Ms. Rowling so anti-tech? Or is she? Is there a deeper... More  →
What is the Deal with Hogwarts and Technology?!