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Oct 23, 2010Lifestyle
Liq-Or-Treat: Halloween Drinking Games

Liq-Or-Treat: Halloween Drinking Games

We might be too old to go door-to-door and ask strangers for candy... but we're not too old to dress up as slutty versions of our favorite childhood fairy tales characters, animals, or public service workers, are we? Besides, if we're struggling to pay $49.99 for a "Sexy Bull Fighter" costume, dammit, we want to get the most bang for our buck!

Feb 22, 2010Lifestyle
Seven Spring Break Survival Tips

Seven Spring Break Survival Tips

Though you anticipate your vacay being the highlight of the semester, it can be grueling to go all day, every day, and, being far from home, there's a lot that can go wrong. Nothing is suckier than getting sick in a foreign place, fighting with your tripmates, or getting into a sticky situation in an unfamiliar place. Make sure you make it back to school in one piece this spring, by taking a few simple precautions.

Jul 8, 2009Love
The Difference Between Having Sex and Making Love

The Difference Between Having Sex and Making Love

In the past six months, I've had sex. I've been laid. I f*cked. However, it's been a long time since I've made love, and I kind of miss it. Some people might argue that there's no difference - physically, they are the same. But emotionally, passionately, and mentally, the two deeds are very different.

Jul 3, 2009Lifestyle
Fourth of July: Top 5 Best Things About Independence Day

Fourth of July: Top 5 Best Things About Independence Day

Ahhh, Fourth of July. It's not a holiday that carries the burden of gift exchange, and you don't feel guilty if you don't spend it with your family. Is that why it's one of the best days to celebrate?

Jun 18, 2009Love
Why I Don’t Speak Cunnilingus

Why I Don’t Speak Cunnilingus

I'm pretty adventurous when it comes to sex, I'm not going to lie. I love to experiment with men that I'm serious about and whom I trust, and I'm not opposed to an adventurous fling either. However, I have a confession: I might be open to hair-pulling, spanking, and playing dress-up... but I do not let men go down on me.

May 29, 2009Lifestyle
Crappy Internship? Make the Most of It…

Crappy Internship? Make the Most of It…

Last spring, I was gearing up to graduate and was waiting for the job offers to come rolling in. Instead, the only opportunity that came my way was a summer internship. At the time, I was making plenty of money waiting tables, but I knew that the added experience of an internship would add to my credentials-- even if it meant taking a pay cut.

May 23, 2009Lifestyle
Living at Home For the Summer? Rock on!

Living at Home For the Summer? Rock on!

The only thing harder than saying goodbye to your roommate for the summer is packing up your dorm... and mopping all of the dried beer of the floor. And scrubbing your desk where pizza sauce has been encrusted for months. And figuring out how to pack it all into your two-door. Yeah, moving out sucks. But moving IN with your parents again... well, let's face it. It rocks.

May 16, 2009Lifestyle
Make 2009 the Most Rockin’ Summer. Ever.

Make 2009 the Most Rockin’ Summer. Ever.

The weather is getting warmer, and I don't know about you, but my feet are itching to get into some flip flops. Is it summer yet? Can we just jump into June full-throttle without even taking exams? Please?

May 13, 2009Lifestyle
Money Matters: Free Summer Fun

Money Matters: Free Summer Fun

I've mentioned this in recent posts, but I always use my summer vacation as a catalyst for next fall's budget. Many of you are saving money by living at home, or earning extra cash by taking on a summer job. However, when the sun comes out, it's a lot more tempting to go out and spend money.

May 11, 2009Lifestyle
The 10 Summer Jobs You Don’t Want

The 10 Summer Jobs You Don’t Want

Unfortunately for many of us, when finals week rolls around, we're stressing about how to land a job and start saving for next fall's text books (and bar tabs). It sucks when you're desperate, because you're bound to accept any offer that comes your way. Here are the ten worst summer jobs... which might just make bankruptcy look like the better option.

May 9, 2009Lifestyle
Board Games and Booze: You Can’t Go Wrong!

Board Games and Booze: You Can’t Go Wrong!

We've all played the typical card-related party games: Kings, F*** the Dealer, Up and Down the River. We've also played games that require plastic Solo cups and a lot of clean-up: Flip Cup, Beer Pong, Beirut. But there is still a world of party entertainment out there that remains in the shadows of these Drinking Game Giants.

Apr 29, 2009Lifestyle
Money Matters: Cut Costs Now to Splurge This Summer

Money Matters: Cut Costs Now to Splurge This Summer

There are only a few weeks left of the Spring 2009 semester, so how are you going to spend your summer? If you're like many poor students across the country, you're going to waste at least the first month of summer vacay working (and sweating) your ass off in the grueling heat in order to pay off the debt you racked up this term.

Apr 27, 2009Lifestyle
Pack it Up, We’re Movin’ Out!

Pack it Up, We’re Movin’ Out!

College pet peeve #582. We are required to move out of the dorms 24 hours after our last final. Theoretically, you should be spending your last week or two studying. Not packing.

Apr 25, 2009Lifestyle
Just Because the Snow Melted…

Just Because the Snow Melted…

I'm a summer girl, through and through. I've been waiting for the sun to come out, the wind to die down, and yes, the snow to melt. But I do know a lot of snowboarding, ice skating ladies who aren't looking forward to sweat stains, frizzy hair, and putting on a bathing suit before the bikini-bod has been sculpted.

Apr 22, 2009Lifestyle
Money Matters: Smart Splurges in Celebration of Your Tax Refund

Money Matters: Smart Splurges in Celebration of Your Tax Refund

Overall, this is sad, but in a couple of weeks I'll be getting nearly a G in tax returns. Yeah, that's a crapload of money. But when I look back at all the hours I worked in 2008, it also makes me realize... I made jack sh*t.

Apr 20, 2009Entertainment
How NOT: Facebook Etiquette

How NOT: Facebook Etiquette

I don't know about you, but Facebook has gradually begun to take over my life over the past few years. It's getting to the point where I think in third person, a la the Facebook status: "Kathryn is really stressed about her class schedule this spring." "Kathryn is annoyed with bad drivers who slow her down." "Kathryn really needs to get laid." See? Now that last one would be inappropriate.

Apr 16, 2009Lifestyle
Alcoholic Bulimia and the Girls Who Pull the Trigger

Alcoholic Bulimia and the Girls Who Pull the Trigger

I remember those naive high school days when puking during a rager meant that a) you couldn't control your liquor and b) the party was over, for you. That's why I was shocked one night during my freshman year of college, when my friend came back from the bathroom and proudly announced, "Oh, man, I just puked my brains out!"

Apr 15, 2009Lifestyle
Money Matters: StudentRate.com is THE Hottest Site for Poor College Kids!

Money Matters: StudentRate.com is THE Hottest Site for Poor College Kids!

Being a poor college student sucks...except when other people notice and begin to cater directly to us and our needs. Like the student rate at the movie theater, or Apple's sweet discount for college students.

Apr 8, 2009Lifestyle
Internship Lowdown: Where to Look

Internship Lowdown: Where to Look

I hate to break it to you, but if you're planning on sacrificing your summer for an internship this year, now is the time to start searching, applying, and interviewing.

Apr 7, 2009Love
Strangers with Candy…Or Condoms

Strangers with Candy…Or Condoms

Remember when you were little, and your parents gave you that "Don't talk to strangers" lecture? Well, approximately a decade or so later, we find ourselves in college. At bars. Talking to strangers.

Apr 1, 2009Lifestyle
Money Matters: Summer Jobs, Anyone?

Money Matters: Summer Jobs, Anyone?

You're so busy with classes (and a rockin' social life), you can't seem to get ahead in the finance field. Sure, summer might be a great time to soak up some sun for those college students who are lucky enough NOT to be struggling with student loans, car payments, credit card bills, etc. But for a large majority of us, summer is the time to keep working our asses off... and get paid.

Mar 31, 2009Entertainment
Gossip Girl Recap: Not-So Sweet 16

Gossip Girl Recap: Not-So Sweet 16

I confess... I've missed the past couple weeks' worth of new GG episodes. First of all, I've been crazy busy and can't even keep my days straight....

Mar 26, 2009Lifestyle
Internship Lowdown: The Paid vs. the Unpaid

Internship Lowdown: The Paid vs. the Unpaid

Is the spring semester half over already? Sadly, it's true. And while some of our peers will be looking forward to spending the summer at one pool party after another, many of us are currently scouring job listings for summer internships.

Mar 25, 2009Lifestyle
Money Matters: Are Your Friends Increasing Your Debt?

Money Matters: Are Your Friends Increasing Your Debt?

It's your BFF. You've known her since you were five. And yeah, you just spent a whole paycheck on housing, but you still need her to hang out. But still, you're both broke, college students. So who's taking the brunt, financially?

Mar 18, 2009Lifestyle
Get a Freakin’ Room: Top 5 Annoying Couple-isms.

Get a Freakin’ Room: Top 5 Annoying Couple-isms.

Sure, I've been in love before, but in a watch-the-sunrise-over-bong-rips kinda way, not a need-to-keep-my-hand-on-your-ass-to-claim-my-territory kinda way.

Mar 11, 2009Lifestyle
Money Matters: 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

Money Matters: 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

It’s easy to throw down your MasterCard and forget about how much your text books cost for the semester; it’s...

Mar 9, 2009Lifestyle
Throw a (Sham)Rockin’ St Patty’s Day Party

Throw a (Sham)Rockin’ St Patty’s Day Party

New Year’s is long gone.  The singles just finished drowning their emotions in V-day bar specials.  What do we celebrate...

Mar 2, 2009Lifestyle
What to Leave Behind When You Take Off for Spring Break

What to Leave Behind When You Take Off for Spring Break

With the economy suffering, a lot of airlines have slashed their baggage allowances.  This season, more than ever, it’s important...

Feb 27, 2009Lifestyle
What Happens on Spring Break…Gets Announced All Over Campus

What Happens on Spring Break…Gets Announced All Over Campus

You’ve been killing yourself all semester to tackle mountains of coursework while finding time to hit the gym and develop...

Feb 25, 2009Lifestyle
Money Matters: 5 Smokin’ College Success Stories

Money Matters: 5 Smokin’ College Success Stories

Last night, President Obama addressed the current economic crisis, assuring America that “We will rebuild, we will recover, and the...

Feb 24, 2009Lifestyle
Learn From My Spring Break Mistakes!

Learn From My Spring Break Mistakes!

Spring break can be a carefree week of fun in the sun…or two days of fun followed by five days...

Feb 24, 2009Love
What I Wish I’d Known About Sex Before I Started Doing the Deed

What I Wish I’d Known About Sex Before I Started Doing the Deed

Before I had sex for the first time, I always wondered what it would be like.  Would it be special,...

Feb 22, 2009Love
Is Your Prof Flirt-Worthy?

Is Your Prof Flirt-Worthy?

It’s the first day of class, and you’re really dreading that last gen ed you have to conquer to complete...

Feb 18, 2009Lifestyle
Do I Have “Study Abroad” Tattooed On My Forehead?

Do I Have “Study Abroad” Tattooed On My Forehead?

I’ve studied abroad.  But not really.  If you are currently studying abroad, or plan to in the future, I can...

Feb 18, 2009Lifestyle
Money Matters: How Lucrative is Your Career Path?

Money Matters: How Lucrative is Your Career Path?

Today’s Money Matters article in brought to you in part by… my recent trip to the gyno. Seriously. I was...

Feb 11, 2009Entertainment
Single on Valentine’s Day? Lucky You!

Single on Valentine’s Day? Lucky You!

Do you want to throw up on everyone who wears pink and red on February 14? Do you want to...