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Eight Ladies (and One Special Dude) We'd Love to See as POTUS

By Elisabeth GeierApril 2, 2015
Ahhh, springtime before an election year in America: the birds are singing, bees are buzzing, and middle-aged men are announcing their candidacy... More  →
Eight Ladies (and One Special Dude) We'd Love to See as POTUS

Play D.C. Class Trip Bingo

By Jason SaenzApril 2, 2015
Old monuments! History! The birth place of politics! No, I'm not talking about ancient Greece. I'm talking about our nation's capital, Washington... More  →
Play D.C. Class Trip Bingo

Voting At Your College Might Have Just Gotten Way Harder

By H. Alan ScottJuly 9, 2014

So you just graduated high school in your home state of Missouri and are going to college in Texas. You’re so

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Voting At Your College Might Have Just Gotten Way Harder

Hong Kong and China Are Not Besties Right Now... Why?

By H. Alan ScottJuly 7, 2014

China is an anomaly. It’s advanced in many respects, with great wealth and an incredibly powerful upper-middle class, but it’s also

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Hong Kong and China Are Not Besties Right Now... Why?
Teenage Dreams Will Be Made Tonight When Voting Ends for the SPARKNOTES YEARBOOK AWARDS!!!

Teenage Dreams Will Be Made Tonight When Voting Ends for the SPARKNOTES YEARBOOK AWARDS!!!

By SparkLifeJune 5, 2014
SPARKLERS, MASTERMINDS, MANKLERS, it is the moment of truth. The day has come when you must take your hair out of its... More  →

WHY YOU MUST VOTE (in the SparkNotes Yearbook Awards)

By SparkLifeMay 22, 2014
Sparkletariat, this democracy is in its 15th great year liberating students of English, history, philosophy, dating, and the human condition through the... More  →
WHY YOU MUST VOTE (in the SparkNotes Yearbook Awards)

The IIIIICE CREEEEAM Bracket: We Have a Winner!

By Kathryn_WilliamsApril 25, 2014
Wooooeeee, this was a tight one, gang! Pins and needles, I tell 'ya. I thought we were going to have a dance... More  →
The IIIIICE CREEEEAM Bracket: We Have a Winner!

SparkLabs: A Running Experiment

By Brandon SpecktorApril 25, 2014
Welcome to SparkLabs, where we probe the collective consciousness of the Sparkpopulace for insights into the zeitgeist and what hats are cool... More  →
SparkLabs: A Running Experiment