Carrie - Duke

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Nov 17, 2011

Candy Dish: Not the Father

•Bieber's Paternity case is dismissed •How to get laid on Thanksgiving •What to wear to your next college party •Playing up your best feature, a la our favorite ladies •Travel a little cheaper this holiday season •Meet the men from Pippa's life

May 18, 2009

Can We Really “Have It All”?

Our generation has been taught over and over again that we can do anything and everything we want as long as we try, but is that really true? Is it possible to balance stellar grades, awesome friends, your fave hobbies, a significant other, and a healthy bod with only 24 hours in a day?

May 15, 2009

Thanks to Free Chocolate, Fridays Just Got a Whole. Lot. Better.

Thanks to the genius and generous marketers at Mars Chocolate, we’ll all be jumping for joy real soon. The “Real Chocolate Relief Act” is here.

35 Things About Summer That Totally Rock

Even if you're still finishing up finals, there's no harm in daydreaming about the 4 fabulous months to come. So put down that Econ 101 textbook, grab a towel, and layer on the sunscreen. Summer's almost here, and it's time to celebrate! To help pump you up, we've put together a list of the 35 greatest things about summer. Here are our top picks:

May 15, 2009

Sex For Pleasure… or for Power?

Sex is a powerful tool. It can bring pleasure (lots and lots of pleasure), create babies, cause heartache, and even end wars? No effing way.

May 13, 2009

The 10 Least Snooze-Worthy Graduation Speakers

Graduation may be an exciting milestone, but the ceremony itself is far from memorable for most people. Not only is sitting in a cap and gown for three straight hours uncomfortable (especially when it's hot and that itchy rayon is rubbing against your neck), but the speeches are boring... and they go on forever. Oh, and leaving college is incredibly depressing.

May 12, 2009

May 11, 2009

Graduating in ’09 is Bad for the Bank Account

If you’re graduating this spring and you’ve managed to score a job you’re probably thanking god (if you still believe there is one) and thinking you’re super lucky. But think again. Because according to the WSJ, those currently entering the labor market won’t only be suffering from low-salary syndrome this year, but for, uh, ten more to come. Yes, ten years—or more!

May 11, 2009

The Star Trek Apocalypse

When I saw the Star Trek preview several months ago, the first (and last) thing I thought to myself was, “Oh. No.” I sighed, irritated that Star Trek was back—hadn’t it ended years ago, and for a reason? I looked to my friends longingly for reassurance that this was a sad joke and certainly not something anyone would be paying $12.50 for. And I realized that I was alone in my sci-fi disgust.

May 8, 2009

Got The Munchies? These Snacks Will Kill You

You goin' out tonight? Gonna hit the town and celebrate that final final? You gonna get so drunk that the only thing on your mind at the end of the night is gooey, cheesy and totally bad for you? Me too! But before you make poor decisions involving you and the delivery places you clearly have on speed dial, read on.

May 6, 2009

Money Matters: Worth the Splurge? Maybe Not.

When shopping, I often find my wallet trying to convince my mind that the skirt, the moisturizer, or the heels in front of me are worth the outrageous price tag. But after I make the costly purchase, I wonder—was it worth it? To help answer this question, I’ve compiled a list of things that I feel are, and aren’t, worth the splurge during our sad and painful recession.

Apr 3, 2009

Pucker Up With These Bomb-Diggity Balms

Let’s face it—chapped lips are neither comfortable nor pretty. I don’t know about you but I’d rather sport a perky pout than a shriveled set of lips.

Mar 20, 2009

Low Energy Lull? 5 Ways to Recharge!

Midterms, sleep deprivation, icky weather, oh my. In these gray, stressful times, exhaustion can take over.