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Sep 26, 2015

17 Under-the-Radar Theme Parties You Have to Throw ASAP

College parties: An excuse to get sh*tfaced and make new memories. College parties will forever be commemorated, but not every...

May 15, 2011

Things That Should Never Be At a Frat Party

I'm all for theme-parties but this story out of the University of Pennsylvania is ridiculous. Having attended almost as many frat parties as classes during my four years, I can tell you that these kids don't know the first thing about how to throw a great rager. As a wise and learned scholar in the art of drinking, I feel compelled to tell these ivy-kids what not to do, just in case they get caught again.

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Nov 25, 2010

An Open Letter of Gratitude

Dear everyone who has made this semester possible, In light of all the Thanksgiving warm-and-fuzzies people are exchanging, I would like to take a moment and thank you for helping me strive for my goals, both academic and otherwise, and assisting me in my greatest endeavors.

Nov 14, 2010

The Morning After: The Angry Toilet

“Chug! Chug! Chug!” was all I heard as I funneled my Natty Light. I was standing on a table (don't judge) at the dirtiest best frat house on campus, my head tilted back, guzzling down that cheap beer like it was going out of style. When I was done, I jumped off the table, did a little curtsy and high fived a couple boys, before grabbing my roommate by the arm and dragging her toward the bathroom.

Sep 27, 2010

10 Places to See As a College Student [GALLERY]

The Huffington Post recently published a list of 10 places every child must visit. On the list: The Smithsonian, Yellowstone and Ellis Island. I remember when I was a kid and my parents somehow found it in their souls to take to all of those places. We were a big traveling family and my parents wanted me to see (and learn about) everything.

Sep 27, 2010

College Campuses Are Not Always Safe

This past Friday, 19-year old Seton Hall student Jessica Moore and several of her friends left campus to check out a party about a mile away. As they enjoyed the company of their fellow students in a privately owned house, a man attempted to enter the party without paying the cover cost.

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Sep 10, 2010

Don’t Be That Girl

No one likes a hot mess.  Okay, well that’s not exactly true.  We looove LocaLohan and anyone who has been...

Greek Speak: Let’s Talk Greek Life

Hello future, present, and past college sorority women (and creepy guys trying to get in on the juicy sorority gossip)!! My name is Megan, I'm a Junior, I go to Purdue, and I am so excited to be CollegeCandy's Ultimate Sorority Girl! (Also, I like exclamation points.)

Sep 7, 2010

The Starting Line: My First Week of College

So here I sit in my dorm room listening to Shakira's Waka Waka playing on repeat and sweating from shaking it like a She Wolf. Needless to say, the first days of college have been treating me well.

Sep 2, 2010

An Insider’s Guide to the College Party Scene

I’ve done it all. I’ve been to clubs, bars, frat parties, porches...you name it, I've been drunk there. And my favorite of all party scenes? The infamous house party.

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Jul 26, 2010

College Q&A: Making Friends in a Single

Question: I'm leaving for college in like 4 weeks and I'm so excited. I am living in a single next year and I couldn’t be happier. I didn’t want to live with someone random and my friends aren't going to school with me so I went with a single instead. Now that school is getting closer I'm getting worried that might have been a bad idea. Without a roommate how will I meet people?

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May 18, 2010

Running the Bases, College Style

Was there anything more exhilarating, more energizing, more exciting than grilling a friend over AIM in 7th grade about what base she got to with her boyfriend? Of course at that point, first base was getting matched up with a guy during an intensive game of M.A.S.H, second base was making out in the back row of a movie theater while your friends sitting next to you giggled, and third base was letting him feel your training bra over your shirt.

Mar 16, 2010

The Do’s and Don’ts of St. Patty’s Day

Every St. Patrick's Day when my alarm goes off at 7 a.m., my half-Irish heart flutters as I anticipate the long day of debauchery ahead (I'd like to note that I've never scheduled a class earlier than 9:30 because I won't get out of bed for it, but I will GLADLY rise with the sun for the promise of beer).

Feb 28, 2010

The Morning After: The Devil Goes Commando

It was the Thursday night before homecoming, and a frat was throwing a "Heaven and Hell" themed party for my sorority. We were to dress like devils and the boys like angels, so I threw on a teeny-tiny LBD, a pair of devil horns from the dollar store and borrowed red patent leather pumps from my friend.

Jan 15, 2010

The CC Weekly Weigh In: Annoying Drunks

Let's be honest: drinking is fun. So fun, in fact, you're probably nursing a hangover right now so you can get the party started again in a few short hours. Everything is just so much more exciting when you've got a couple vodka sodas in your (carb-loaded) belly. Songs are better. Food tastes better. The weirdo guys from your Poli Sci class look better.

Dec 13, 2009

Overheard: I Think I Look Good in Your Body

(Two guys in class, before lecture starts.) Guy 1: My girlfriend broke up with me, and sent me pictures of her and her new boyfriend in bed. Guy 2: Ouch. Guy 1: Yeah, I sent them to her dad.

Nov 15, 2009

The Morning After: The Resourceful Creepster

One weekend, I went to a mixer at one of the best frats at my school. They had a huge party coming up and the only way to avoid waiting on long lines is knowing a brother very well, if you know what I mean. Four (...or six) drinks later, I found myself chatting with a slightly creepy and indisputably not-cute guy who claimed to be roommates with one of the coolest, hottest members his pledge class.

Sep 21, 2009

The Dos and Don’ts of College Parties

We all know that in the world of college nightlife, pretty much anything goes. People drink until they pass out, wake up with penis drawn across their forehead and spend the next day puking their guts out while they plan an alternate route to class so they can avoid the guy they played tonsil hockey with all night. And that's totally normal.

Sep 1, 2009

We’ve All Been There: Using the Fake ID

You’re totally over the sweaty frat party scene, and the lines for the bathroom, keg, and beer pong table at house parties is starting to piss you off. You need something new for your weekend festivities. Something like, the bar. Ok, so you’re not 21, but you know as well as anyone that the bar on the corner of campus would let in anyone not still attached to their umbilical cord.

Jul 20, 2009

Weekly Ten: The 10 Types of Guys at the Party

We've all been at the sticky-floored keggers, so here's a rundown of the ten types of dudes you'll find at these parties. Every single party. Every single time. Print this out and bring it to the next frat/house party to check these guys off as you see them.

Jul 7, 2009

We’ve All Been There: The Frat House Bathroom

Finally, it’s your turn. You and your friend run into the bathroom and lock the door behind you. Your friend holds your purse and fixes her hair as you attempt to hover over the seat-less bowl. You pray to the gods above that your legs don't give out; who knows what sort of diseases lurk in the stains that litter the bowl.

May 17, 2009

The Morning After: Blinded By Lust

We've all seen how boys act when they want to make out with you at a club. First, they come up behind you and begin to dance. Maybe you introduce yourselves, maybe you don’t. If they are a good dancer, you continue dancing, and if they suck, you text your friend that you have to go to the bathroom and she comes and pretends that she has to use the facilities at this exact second.

May 17, 2009

He Had a Girlfriend…And I Hooked Up With Him Anyway

There are lots of things you don’t know about a man when you meet him at a bar. Like, where he lives. Or who he knows. Or, sometimes, his name (which makes the phone number exchange mighty awkward the next morning). It is all part of the mystery, the fun…and the nature of the situation. Usually it’s better that way; knowing that kid likes Star Wars is not going to help set the mood.

Apr 12, 2009

The Reality of College Life.

"This isn't reality television, this is real." This is the way MTV describes "College Life," a new reality show it will finally be premiering tomorrow night after a strange and secret date change. How is it different than every other reality show on MTV?

Mar 5, 2009

Sexy Time: Like a Virgin

Virginity: you either have it, lost it, or in the process of giving it away. (Editor’s Note: If that’s they...

Feb 17, 2009

An Open Letter to the Noisy Frat Next-door

To My Lovely Neighbors (aka the frat next-door): Y’all are great neighbors, you really are. I enjoy your Solo-cup adorned...

Nov 22, 2008

Friday Night Mocktails: Made me Miss my Cocktails

So the time had come again at Syracuse for Alcohol Awareness Week. Basically this is a week where students, okay...

Nov 21, 2008

Sick of Frat Parties? Creative Ways to Spend Your Weekend

Frat party. Bar. Frat Party. Bar. By midterms, the same-old routines are starting to get played out. Sick of chugging...

Oct 5, 2008

Overheard: Stupid Friday Night

[Every week, CC and John will bring you some of the wierdest, funniest, saddest things he hears on his college...

Sep 6, 2008

5 Reasons I’m Over Crazy Frat Parties

Two days into freshman year I went to my first frat party. Walking into the Greek lettered doors made me...

Sep 2, 2008

Must-Haves for a College Night Out

Hey ladies. We all love to party right? I know I do. And with partying comes, well, some interesting circumstances....

Aug 27, 2008

16 Tips for Academic Success

College life is undoubtedly a blast- attending fabulous parties, meeting cute boys, socializing with individuals from a variety of backgrounds,...

Aug 24, 2008

Hello Class of 2012! Freshman Tips You’ll Actually Use

So it’s official: you’ve Facebooked your roommate, scheduled your orientation and practiced your “I’m gonna miss you guys!” speech for...

Jun 27, 2008

Dear BF, I’m Leaving You for the Jonas Brothers

Dear Boyfriend, While you were at your frat’s campfire Friday night—I know, triple kegger! How could you not check it...

Apr 23, 2008

Candy Dish: Fergie’s take on “Sex and the City”

Fergie’s take on the “Sex and the City” theme song A room full of people and nobody said a word...

Apr 2, 2008

iRecycling: Easier Than You Think!

It happens every year. School ends, your lease runs its course and its time to pack up all your sh*t...