COLLEGECANDY Writer

Jenny University of Texas

I love tacos and tequila, and I strictly adhere to the 'no pants Sunday' rule.
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Oct 5, 2012

Guess Which ‘Bachelor’ Couple Officially Called Off The Engagement?!

Can we all just agree that the odds of finding love on 'The Bachelor' or 'The Bachelorette' is slim to none, regardless of any engagement that may take place. Despite not getting to know each other in a real life setting, some how America and the show's contestants manage to get all wrapped in the lala land the show presents.

Oct 5, 2012

Battle Of The Brains: Men vs Women [WTF Friday]

Men. What goes on in that empty vat they call their brain? How many times have you wondered, 'What in the world is he thinking?' Guess what ladies, it may just be nothing. Now before you think I'm totally nuts as a single gal in her twenties watching youtube videos of marriage counselor Mark Gungor, hold your judgement. This guy is funny! And drops some serious truths.

Oct 4, 2012

It Is A Sad Day To Be A Longhorn

As an alumni from the University of Texas at Austin, I couldn't be more disappointed in the story making headlines across the country: Bleach Balloons Launched At Minorities At University of Texas. Throwing water balloons off of balconies is a typical college prank. I had a few neighbors who thought it was hilarious at 3am when girls were coming home from the bars.

Oct 2, 2012

Maude Apatow Interviews Rebel Wilson, Hilarity Ensues

Or does Rebel Wilson interview Maude Apatow? I began watching this interview under the pretense that Apatow would be chatting with Wilson about her role in the film, 'Pitch Perfect.' What I actually ended up watching was Rebel Wilson grilling Maude on whether or not she has what it takes to be in a rap group, Wilson's rap group more specifically.

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Sep 27, 2012

All Little Monsters Are Beautiful: Lady Gaga’s Body Revolution

Self esteem is something that all humans struggle with. Black, white, fat, scrawny, mousy, beautiful-- everyone faces insecurities of some kind. We all feel that some part of us doesn't necessarily fit in with society's standards of what is attractive or normal. This is probably definitely because the individuals modeling the current standard of beauty only represent an incredibly tiny percentage of the population.

Rihanna Tweets @ChrisBrown: An Honest Reaction

I could say that I decided to write this post as a reaction to recent tweets made by Rihanna to Chris Brown. Tweets telling the man who brutally beat her, "Praying for you baby, my best wishes are with u today," as he stepped into a court room. But the only reason I really included this at all was to boost SEO.

Dating Is Dead– Who’s In Your Gaggle?

You've noticed a change, but you haven't been able to put your finger on what exactly is taking place in today's dating world. One thing is certain, though: calling mom doesn't help much. How do you explain the significance of that really incredible gchat conversation you had with a new guy, or the excitement you felt when he added you on facebook and immediately liked your latest status update?

For A Good Time Call: A Real Story From An Actual Phone Sex Operator

Yes, real phone sex operators do exist, and they work really long hours. There are a lot of things I would ask said professional if given the opportunity. Do your parents know? If so, how'd they take the news? What kind of guys do you talk to on the clock? Are they absolute weirdos?

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Aug 16, 2012

Miley Cyrus Wants To Be Justin Bieber

Am I the only one who thinks that Miley Cyrus looks suspiciously like Justin Bieber?

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Aug 14, 2012

My Summer in Polaroids

Summer is my favorite time of year-- it offers a wealth of travel opportunity and an abundance of sunshine. Though I live and work full time in New York City, this summer I've been to Texas, LA, Vegas, Boston and Chicago!

Aug 13, 2012

Tragedy Strikes Texas A&M University

Our hearts go out to the students and family at Texas A&M. For those of you following the story, get the latest updates on twitter here.

Jul 27, 2012

The USA Olympic Swim Team Does ‘Call Me Maybe’ Video–HOTT! [Candy Dish]

Just when you thought the 'Call Me Maybe' sensation was over...it re-emerges in the greatest way imaginable.

Jul 24, 2012

14 Eye-Rolling, WTF and Sometimes Useful Things Grandma Used to Say

You've probably heard these from your grandmother, 4th grade teacher or crazy Uncle Jessie. Just some quick quotes that are sometimes 'deep,' sometimes outrageous and sometimes lacking any rhyme or reason.

Jul 23, 2012

5 Tips For 1/2 Marathon Training [One Month Challenge]

While my one month challenge with CollegeCandy is now at an end, my half marathon training is not. I am on a 10 week program that will only continue to get more rigorous.

Jul 14, 2012

Training For a Half While On Vacation [One Month Challenge]

Last weekend I was in Boston, and while it was tough to wake up before my brunch loving crew to get a run in, I did it. This weekend I'm in Chicago for Pitchfork Music Festival.

Jul 11, 2012

9 Ways To Know You’re Soul Mates

After a recent episode of 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians,' there isn't a doubt in anyone's mind that Kim and Kanye are soul mates. They just have so much in common.

Jul 8, 2012

Half Marathon Training Takes Up A Lot of Time [One Month Challenge]

This is seriously cutting into my social life! I'm in Boston this weekend, and it was very difficult to wake up yesterday morning while the rest of our crew slept in, so I could get a run in before brunch.

Jul 6, 2012

Brains VS Boobs [WTF Friday]

When I was 14, my mother pressured me to do a lot of things. I had to make my bed every morning, make it to class every day and make all A's every semester.

Jul 2, 2012

Katie Holmes Files For Divorce–Was There A Marriage Contract? [Candy Dish]

Since their marriage in 2006, rumors have been speculating about a supposed marriage contract between Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise.

Jun 30, 2012

Training For A Half Marathon [One Month Challenge]

Call me crazy, but I've decided to embark on a CollegeCandy One Month Challenge and train to run a half marathon.

Jun 21, 2012

When It’s Not Cool To Play It Cool

Let me start this by saying that I am not cool. Not in the slightest. Sure, I'm generally reasonable and lucid, but I definitely haven't mastered the 'cool.'

Jun 20, 2012

How To Get Your Summer Love On

Winter is one of the best times to have a boyfriend. It's cold, no one wants to go out, and you really just want someone to curl up next to watch television with.

Jun 19, 2012

New Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 Teaser Released! [Video]

Twi-hards unite! This is our first full on look at Bella as a vampire AND we get a glimpse of Renesmee!

Jun 15, 2012

Things You Should NEVER Send Via Text

It would seem that the era of the 'phone call' is quickly diminishing, and more and more singles these days turn to texting, gchat, email, facebook, twitter, insert other social media outlet here in order to communicate with romantic prospects.

Jun 14, 2012

How To Be The Worst Intern Ever

Gone are the days when a college student could hope to get a job on education alone.

Jun 12, 2012

The 5 True Signs HE’S Really Falling for YOU

Last week we did a post called '11 Signs You're Really Falling For Him.' We thought it only fitting to follow that up with the signs that he's definitely fallen for you.

Jun 5, 2012

The Top 11 Signs You’re Falling For Him

You can't fight it, you've got that feeling. You look like a happy idiot, and you don't even care.

Jun 4, 2012

15 Signs It’s Time To Walk Away

There comes a time in most relationships when you must decide to, excuse my Texas heritage, 'shit or get off the pot.'

Jun 2, 2012

Coming Early? [Candy Dish]

Nothing kills the mood more than premature ejaculation, am I right?

May 27, 2012

Lord Questlove Gets A Frightful Surprise on ‘Downton Sixbey’ [Candy Dish]

Are there any 'Downton Abbey' fans in the house? I am 100% obsessed with Downton.

May 26, 2012

America Voted: What Is The Best Sex? [Candy Dish]

Sex. We love it. We want it. All the time. Is that asking too much? In bed, on the floor, on the couch, in the shower, over the counter.

May 25, 2012

How To Get Laid During Fleet Week

Ever since I saw the Anchor's Away episode on 'Sex And The City,' I've wanted to experience Fleet Week in New York City.

May 25, 2012

Keira Knightley Engaged To James Righton!

Publicist Sara Keene confirmed Keira Knightley and James Righton are engaged reports Huffington Post!

May 24, 2012

5 Drinking Games You’ve Never Played

Everybody loves a good drinking game, and there's no time like summer to expand your drinking game horizons.

May 22, 2012

6 Places You Shouldn’t Leave Your Panties

A pair of Queen Elizabeth's used bloomers were recently auctioned off and sold for $18,000. We know what you're thinking.

May 19, 2012

What Gave Donna Summer Lung Cancer? [Candy Dish]

TMZ has recently learned that Donna Summer believes that 9/11 gave her lung cancer.