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LATEST ARTICLES WRITTEN
Dec 27, 2008

Everyone’s Favorite “Get Drunk and Sing” Songs

Karaoke isn’t for everyone, and we all know that a vast majority of us should probably steer clear from public...

Nov 8, 2008

Dating: Who Gets The Last Laugh?

You date, you learn. And you’d think that the people you date will just vanish of the face off the...

Nov 2, 2008

Dating Don’t: Breaking the Bank

I love the fantasy version of dating where everything’s shrouded in a pink mist and it rains sunshine and daisies...

Oct 26, 2008

An Open Letter to Those Friends Who Think it’s Okay to Get Married Before 25

Dear Engaged Friends, So, congratulations! Have you picked a date? Done the dress shopping? Gone cake tasting? Picked the esteemed...

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Oct 25, 2008

A Scary Movie Throwback: Something to Scream About

Scary movies are one of those things that draw a strong response of either love or hate. I for one...

You Always Remember Your Worst

I consider myself an equal opportunity dater: non-discriminatory and always up for a new challenge. That’s not to say this...

Sep 9, 2008

Side Effects of a Chubby Childhood

I have an inner Chub-Scout. Sometimes, on binge days, she gets embraced a little tighter than usual. I use the...

Aug 27, 2008

Lunchbox Favorites: A Throwback

Dodgeball. Track and field day. Recess… There was a time when these words were what made us tick, when all...

Aug 19, 2008

Aug 14, 2008

Moving Woes and How to Deal

Moving, the actual process, is a less-than-awesome experience, the necessary evil to get your entire life from point A to...

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Aug 11, 2008

Bravo is Highly Underrated

I have a terrible love for reality television… but for some reason, Bravo’s is the best. Naturally Project Runway would...

Aug 1, 2008

Contacts You Love… and Don’t Remember Meeting

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in college, it’s that half of the contacts in my phone are people I...

Jul 31, 2008

The Top 5 Dave Matthews Songs Your Ex Ruined

I can’t explain what it is about Dave Matthews, but millions of college boys fall in love with him year...

Jul 27, 2008

Pre-Partying Just Got Better

Theme parties. Only the best thing to happen to college since the Solo cup. Think about it: the best pictures...

Jul 24, 2008

Pet Peeves of a Former Sorority Girl

My name is K, and I was in a sorority. That is, I’m an alum. I still wear my butt-shorts...

Jul 19, 2008

Flashback: How Not to Date

Not so long ago, in a fantasyland far, far away called College, I was your average little freshman, running around...

Jul 14, 2008

Major Decisions

I was pre-med once. I had visions of being Dr. K and white labcoats (which you can buy at any...

Jul 7, 2008

The Best of the Worst Pick-Up Lines

For some reason, all the men I encounter lately consider awkward to be the new hot thing in the art...

Jul 7, 2008

Knowing Your Wingman Limits

If my alma mater offered a degree program for being a wingman, I’d have graduated valedictorian, magna cum laude, and...

Jul 2, 2008

Why Yes, There IS Such a Thing as Too Small

There are some attributes to the summer season that make it less than perfect. One of these is the prevalence...

Jun 29, 2008

Keep Cool With Do-It-Yourself Yogurt This Summer

I’m a huge fro-yo fan, and my dream job may be taste-testing at the Ben & Jerry’s factory in Vermont,...

Jun 27, 2008

Going Natural… with Peanut Butter

During my vegetarian kick this winter, I was determined to get enough protein and, ironically, fat in my diet. Cheese...

Jun 26, 2008

Foolproof Sunless Tanning Lotion

As soon as summer announces itself with its warm winds and bright, shiny mornings, I want to lay out and...

Jun 22, 2008

Groceries on the Cheap

When budgeting, I have two primary concerns that I think many college students share: 1) Pay rent to keep a...

Jun 16, 2008

The Hot Neighbor Situation

I was awakened at 6 AM by construction after the first night in my new apartment. I’m not much of...

Jun 4, 2008

Get Loaded, as in, Loaded Baked Potatoes

I’ve detailed my love for potatoes before, and here’s a recipe that never fails for a filling lunch. You’ll need:...

May 29, 2008

Top Three Foods I (and Maybe You) Can’t Live Without

I’m an avid dieter, but that’s really only because I’m an avid eater. My love for food is more passionate...

May 25, 2008

Stir Fry to Give Takeout a Run for its Money

Nothing makes me happier than stir fry. For one, it’s sooo delicious. Two, it’s filling. Three? It’s ridiculously easy to...

May 23, 2008

Veggie Fajitas Made Simple

I personally don’t like to prepare meat, and so I don’t really eat it much at home. Feel free to...

May 22, 2008

Hello, Sailor… and Happy Fleet Week 2008!

Happy Fleet Week, New Yorkers! I don’t know about you, but there’s something about a man in uniform that piques...

May 22, 2008

A Cheeseless Pizza That Still Delivers

After the grilled cheese post, I decided it’s only fair to advertise a favorite among my vegan buddies. A cheeseless...

May 21, 2008

A Quick and Easy Barbecue Side

So a guy friend is hosting a barbecue this weekend on the terrace of his apartment building. In Manhattan. It’s...

May 18, 2008

Slightly Irrational Fears: Spinsterhood

My future and I collided last night at the grocery store. It wasn’t one of those gentle brushes with fate,...

May 17, 2008

Big(?) Girls Don’t Cry, They Win America’s Next Top Model

I did my usual perusing of NYMag.com a few days ago to find America’s Next Top Model on the homepage,...

May 17, 2008

Grilled Cheese Is Genius

I apologize to the lactose intolerant, this may seem a bit insensitive. But I love me a grilled cheese. Something...

May 16, 2008

A Healthier Fry

I became a sweet potato convert when I was introduced to Weight Watchers. Sweet potatoes are one of those bang-for-your-buck...

May 14, 2008

A Twist on the Easy Fruit Salad

So, apparently ‘fruit salad’ on the east coast is literally just a bunch of chopped up fresh fruit, cohabitating in...