I spent the spring semester of my junior year abroad, like 75% of the undergraduate community, receiving college credit to essentially---mess around. The four months I spend in Europe were the most amazing times and adventures of my life, I'd do it again in a heartbeat. But I can't say that I wouldn't do somethings differently, looking back on my time there. Here's my list of things to try and things to avoid, so that the CollegeCandy reader can have the best time.
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.
I'm exhausted. I'm a little buzzed. And if I never eat another cucumber and cream cheese sandwich again I'll be perfectly content. But despite all that and the fact that the Royal Couple merely pecked one another for the big moment, I wouldn't change it for anything. (OK, maybe if I had actually been invited to the wedding, but whatev.)
I don't know about you, but on a scale of early morning Church in panty hose to eternal bliss, Easter treats rank pretty freakin' close to the top (and almost make putting on panty hose worth it).
Apr 24, 2011
While we at CollegeCandy don't condone illegal drug use, we know that many people (like Miley Cyrus and Michael Phelps) do, so in honor of their favorite day, we thought we'd put together a little 4/20 playlist. You know, the perfect soundtrack for a day of Hot Pockets, YouTube marathons and...uh...more Hot Pockets.
Apr 19, 2011
There's nothing greater than looking in your wallet, finding a few singles, and resting assured you'll have a great night. College is all about $1 pitchers, and spending your laundry money on mixed drinks of bottom-shelf, possibly watered down, liquor.
Apr 18, 2011
Frat boys rejoice, Playboy has just released its 2011 top picks for Best Party Schools in America (and Canada?)
If you've been neglecting the news in favor if E! and had your homepage set to Perez since forever ago, you may not have heard that there's a very good chance the government is going to be shutting down tonight. If you're rolling your eyes and thinking this doesn't matter to your life, think again. Here are five reasons why you should care--and how the shut down of the Federal Government is going to affect you.
Dear Mom Version of Me, As you might remember, back in 2010 Nick Cannon knocked up Mariah "I love butterflies and my cleavage" Carey....with twins. As you've probably tried so hard to forget, the musical duo decided to commemorate the occasion with nude pictures. (Check out the full story here...if you dare.) Yeah, sorry for reminding you.
As a senior member of Greek life, I consider myself an expert in the art of the frat party. I've been to countless rush parties, grab-a-dates and semi-formals during my college career and I've assembled the crucial elements to create a typical frat party. So gather round students and listen up as I go through the essential ingredients to have the ultimate (and ultimate, I mean typical) frat party.
Yes, it's official, peeps. 2011 is leaving its mark (or blemish) on history with the addition of a few choice words to the good ole' dictionary. Among the words to made the cut: "OMG," "muffin top" and "LOL." What a legacy we're leaving behind for our children.
The threat of jail time (again) is looking pretty inevitable and Lindsay's been doing everything in her power to turn her life around - including an attempt to quit smoking - but nothing seems to be helping.
Retailers are banding together to help support disaster relief efforts in Japan after a deadly earthquake ravaged the country and destroyed a ton of the infrastructure. Not only is the country's infrastructure in shambles, but one of their nuclear plant is on verge of a nuclear meltdown. Things are bad. But you can help! You can help from the comfort of your warm dorm room as you snuggle in sweats. So what are you waiting for? Start shopping now to raise money for Japanese relief efforts.