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The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

By ElodieOctober 9, 2017
"Woman does a thing, society freaks out" is one of my favorite things that can happen in a book. Obviously "villains monologuing unnecessarily" is my second-favorite thing, and it’s a close second, but terrifying ladies striking fear into the hearts of men will always win More  →
The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

Auntie SparkNotes: My BF Says I Don't Satisfy Him

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 6, 2017
Heads up, Sparklers: Today's letter contains some frank and honest sex talk. If you don't like that sort of thing, here are some Shakespeare Snapchats instead; otherwise, carry on! Dear Auntie SparkNotes, My boyfriend of a year just... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My BF Says I Don't Satisfy Him

QUIZ: Is This a Taylor Swift Lyric or a Quote from Romeo and Juliet?

By ElodieOctober 6, 2017
I know what you're thinking, and no, these are not all just lyrics from "Love Story." I feel like you guys are better than that. ... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Taylor Swift Lyric or a Quote from Romeo and Juliet?

8 Things We're Reclaiming on Behalf of Girls Everywhere

By Paulina BasOctober 6, 2017
Remember when Trump acted really grossed out at the prospect that Hillary Clinton occasionally needed to pee? Well, for everyone who believes women's butts should be seen and not heard, we present the 8 GIRLIEST that any delicate flower can do. Enjoy! —edsThis slideshow wa More  →
8 Things We're Reclaiming on Behalf of Girls Everywhere

Campus Life at 100 of the Best Colleges, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By Janet ManleyOctober 6, 2017
There is no greater Sorting Hat than the college admissions system, and SO MANY PLACES TO GET SORTED. If you've just started college, or you're wondering where to apply, you'll want to check our roundup of 100 of the best U.S. colleges to find out where your spiritual hom More  →
Campus Life at 100 of the Best Colleges, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

30 Ways to End Your Essay Without Saying "In Conclusion"

By ElodieOctober 5, 2017
According to every English teacher I have ever had, the greatest sin of all is ending your essay with the phrase “in conclusion.” I mean, okay, it may not be gluttony or hubris or murder, but it’s up there. This used to stump me. What would... More  →
30 Ways to End Your Essay Without Saying "In Conclusion"

Auntie SparkNotes: How Should I Come Out to My BFF?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 5, 2017
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I'm pretty sure I'm homoflexible or at the very least bisexual. I've been struggling with these feelings my whole life and have kept them firmly in the naughty-closet where I was convinced they belonged because I was raised in a conservative Christian household... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Should I Come Out to My BFF?

The Surprising College Majors of 8 Harry Potter Stars

By Taylor NolesOctober 5, 2017
Weird but true: turns out that the stars of Harry Potter did not in fact major in "Looking Good" and "Getting Money." There are lots of ways to decide a major, but probably the best way is to just do whatever Hermione did. More  →
The Surprising College Majors of 8 <em>Harry Potter</em> Stars