COLLEGECANDY Writer

Karen Elleyse

Born and raised in the ROC (or Brooklyn, New York) Karen Elleyse is a current junior at Norfolk State University majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies. She enjoys dancing, singing, reading, writing (ofc), and watching cat videos on YouTube. follow me! @kvrn.__
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LATEST ARTICLES WRITTEN
Jun 27, 2015

Cutest Picks From The 2015 NBA Draft

Every year near the end of June, the National Basketball Association drafts 60 young men from the college and prep...

Jun 18, 2015

LISTEN: CollegeCandy’s Perfect Summer Playlist 2015

Because nobody wants to hear "Happy" again. Like, ever.

Jun 4, 2015

Budget Fashion: Styling The Same Halter Top 5 Different Ways

As we all know, summer is right around the corner, which means warm weather, cute boys, and barely-there clothing.

Jun 3, 2015

5 Super Delicious Summer Drinks & Cocktails

What good is reading a juicy novel poolside without an amazing drink to accompany it?

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May 25, 2015

Budget Fashion: 5 Different Outfits Featuring One Pair Of Shorts

Because I've had the "I don't have anything to wear!" meltdown more times than I can count, I'm here to help prevent you from having the same issue.

HBCU Spotlight: Autumn Kyles, Hampton University

"I love my HBCU because it has made me feel comfortable in who I am as a Black woman."

May 25, 2015

6 Best Things From The Nicki Minaj & Beyonce “Feeling Myself” Music Video

When Nicki Minaj finally released the long awaited video for "Feeling Myself" ft. Beyonce, obviously, the internet blew up.

May 20, 2015

Apr 21, 2015

Do’s & Don’ts Of College Beach Weekend

With quite a few young adults running around Virginia Beach this weekend for #CBW2k15, certain events (wink, wink) are bound to happen.

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Apr 13, 2015

Top 10 Youtube Style & Beauty Gurus Of Color

Actresses of Hispanic, Asian, and Black descent have been making a big splash in the media.

Apr 7, 2015

5 Things To Never Beat Yourself Up About During College

Let me start this post off by stating the obvious: college is hard.

Apr 1, 2015

6 Best Rihanna GIF’s For All Of Your Emotions During College

As college students, we go through a range of emotions, some of which we cannot express in words.

Mar 18, 2015

How To Plan The Perfect Pinterest Party

However, it is one thing to have a party theme and another to actually know how to throw said party.

Mar 9, 2015

Beyoncé GIFs: Best GIF Animations For Every Situation

Ladies (and possible gents, #heyboo), I present to you, the greatest invention in app history. Dun dun dun dun! GIF...

Mar 5, 2015

5 Signs It’s Time To Leave Him, Starring Chris Brown & Karrueche Tran

First, I’d like to start this post off with a NeNe Leakes style eyeroll. Drumroll please… Now that that’s out...

Mar 1, 2015

Dear Giuliana Rancic: An Open Letter Based On The Ignorant Comments You Made About Zendaya Coleman

Dear Giuliana Rancic, I understand that you’ve “apologized” to Zendaya for that disgusting and ignorant comment about her faux locs...

Feb 26, 2015

Penn Badgley: 15 Sexiest Photos On The Internet

Most of us remember him as the sweet, nerdy bookworm Dan from Gossip Girl. However, Dan, real name Penn Badgley,...

Feb 24, 2015

The Little Black Dress: Half A Century Of Fashion History

The famous LBD, or little black dress, first appeared in the pages of a 1926 issue of Vogue as the...

Feb 23, 2015

Pinterest Finds: Top 5 Best Party Themes & Ideas

Welcome back lovelies! Last week on Pinterest Finds, we took a look at some of the many mini (ha, isn’t...

Feb 17, 2015

The Shade Of It All!: Top 5 Best Moments Of Beyoncé Shade

There was once a time when Beyoncé Knowles was a shade queen. If you aren’t familiar with the word shade,...

Feb 12, 2015

Pinterest Finds: Mini Party Food & Appetizer Recipes

Hey Karen, what’d you find this week on Pinterest? I’m glad you asked! From this week forward, I will be...

Feb 12, 2015

Watch Models Fall On The Runway: Top 5 Fail Videos

Models are some of the most graceful people on Earth. They have to sashay down 30 foot runways in six-inch...

Feb 9, 2015

Grammys Winners 2015 Full List

Here’s the 2015 Grammy Awards winners list. Our favorite ladies Beyonce, Miranda Lambert, Rihanna, Hayley Williams, and Carrie Underwood scored...

Feb 9, 2015

Grammys 2015: Best Photos & Top Moments Of The Awards

What do you think was the best moment of the Grammys?

Feb 5, 2015

Fashion Rewind: Modern Twists On Fashion From Old-School 80’s And 90’s Sitcoms

The 80’s and 90’s were times of great music, great fun, and most of all: great fashion. Television shows from...

Feb 4, 2015

10 Delicious Recipes From Seinfeld TV Show

Delicious Recipes From 9 Amazing Seasons of Seinfeld.

Feb 2, 2015

Purple Lipsticks: 10 Must-have Designer & Cheap Lipsticks

Pantone, the leading authority on all things color, released it’s color of the 2015 year in the latter part of...

Jan 30, 2015

5 Hip Hop And R&B Artists You Need To Know Today

We’ve all jammed to Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, and Rihanna a time or two… or a million, but there are a...