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Auntie SparkNotes: My Hookup Turned Out to Be Trans

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 21, 2016
Hi Auntie, I am having a major problem right now. Around three months ago I met a guy who we will call J. J and I are friends because he works with my best friend. We talked a lot and I found myself really liking him.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Hookup Turned Out to Be Trans

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 3 (Chapters 4-6)

By Emily BrownSeptember 21, 2016
Previously in Blogging The Scarlet Letter, Hester was being escorted back into the prison after refusing to tell anyone who the father of her baby is. Chapter 4: The Interview Hester is panicked because the husband she hasn't seen or heard from in about two years just gave her the... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>: Part 3 (Chapters 4-6)

How Well Do You Know Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire?

By ElodieSeptember 21, 2016
I consider it an insult to my very personhood when an online quiz suggests that I might not know everything there is to know about Harry Potter. When I see the words "Only True Harry Potter Fans Can Ace This Quiz," I am seized by a righteous... More  →
How Well Do You Know <em>Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire</em>?

What to Expect From Your First Poetry Workshop

By Kurt HarrogateSeptember 20, 2016
For a lot of people, writing poetry is a deeply private and personal process of committing thoughts to paper for no one else to see. That changes when you get to college—depending on your school, you'll likely have the chance to enroll in a poetry workshop where... More  →
What to Expect From Your First Poetry Workshop

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 3 (In Which Sh*t Gets Really Real)

By Emma W.September 20, 2016
Last time, we learned that Holden is actually a p nice guy because of the way he gets his nail scissors down for Ackley and lets his roommate Stradlater borrow his jacket for a date. Oh, and he seems to be in love with... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 3 (In Which Sh*t Gets Really Real)

Harry Potter Posters That Get You

By Madeline GobboSeptember 20, 2016
For as long as there have been Hogwarts houses, the Marauders, and the Order,* people have found a society of like-minded people in the Pottersphere. Haven't found your crew yet? Take a look at these fab posters by the incomparable Madeline Gobbo and you just might have your More  →
Harry Potter Posters That Get You

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Involve Me in Their Arguments

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 19, 2016
Dear Auntie, For as far back as I can remember, my parents have had a tense relationship. When I was younger, my parents avoided arguing in front of me. In the past few years, that situation has changed and they have shifted to arguing in... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Involve Me in Their Arguments

How to Ask Someone to Homecoming, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieSeptember 19, 2016
Someone once asked me to homecoming by saying, "Dance? You and me? Maybe?" and I said, "Yep," and for me that exchange was high school in a nutshell. I don't know why this had to happen, but I'm thinking it's because the poor guy just didn't have... More  →
How to Ask Someone to Homecoming, According to Shakespeare