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COLLEGECANDY Writer

Kassandra - SUNY Geneseo

A lady's imagination is very rapid.
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LATEST ARTICLES WRITTEN
Sep 9, 2011

The Best Home Remedies for Cramps

Cramps suck. There's no other way to put it. It just sucks. You can't move, you can't do anything productive, and you can't focus on anything except the crushing pain coming from your abdomen...and maybe your relentless craving for pretzels and frosting. Thankfully, though, there are some cheap and easy at-home remedies you can use to make those 4-7 days less excruciating.

Aug 20, 2011

8 Ways to Stay in the CollegeCandy Loop!

Are you like, totally obsessed with us? (Sorry, do we sound cocky?) Did you know that there are 8 ways to stay in touch with us?! EIGHT. If you're obsessed with the latest trends in fashion, relationships, and everything college-related, then here are 8 ways to stock up on CollegeCandy! But in all seriousness...we're not responsible if you overdose on us. If that's even possible.

May 12, 2011

5 Bloggers Changing the Face of Fashion

This is no longer a world of fashion designers and magazine editors. With the growth of the Internet and free blogging platforms, girls and boys from all corners of the globe are becoming fashion icons. Sure, Coco Chanel and Marc Jacobs and Betsey Johnson still make any fashion-savvy individual swoon, but this is a world of bloggers now.

May 2, 2011

TV is Ending. Prepare Yourself

The end of spring semester means a few glorious things: spring weather (and the boys running shirtless that comes with it), porch cocktails and, duh, the end of school. But it also means a few not so glorious things: review sessions, study sessions, cram sessions, and the end of our favorite prime time TV shows.

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May 1, 2011

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Online Shopping

If you're like me, there's something mystifying and alluring about online shopping. Not only do you get to stay in your pjs (or, uh, undies), but you can visit multiple stores with just a few clicks of the mouse. And you don't have to wait in long lines. Or blow a full day's worth of calories on a Cinnabon that you can't deny after you smell it's cinnamony goodness from 6 stores away.

Quick and Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

In honor of Earth Day, we recently held a contest asking you, our earth friendly readers, to share your tips for going green. We were shocked by all the amazing ideas you ladies shared with us so we thought we'd reduce, reuse and recycle them into a handy list for everyone to use.

Moment of Truth: Best Friend or Boyfriend?

I never thought I'd have to choose between my best friend and my boyfriend. Never. I'm not even sure how I get into the situation in the first place. When I first met my boyfriend during class, I immediately wanted my best friend to meet him. You know how it is. You want your girl's seal of approval!

Earth Day Special: Kamik Recyclable Rain Boots! [GIVEAWAY!]

Nothing brightens up an ugly rainy day like bold, colorful rain boots. Especially on those icky, brooding, stormy days where going to class seems like a life or death decision. That's where Kamik comes in!

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Apr 22, 2011

How To Make Your Good Friday Great!

Today is Good Friday, which for many Christians means the a day to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. But that doesn't mean the holiday is only for practicing Christians. Nope. Whether you're celebrating the holiday for religious reasons or not, it's a great reminder to turn your Good Friday into a GREAT FRIDAY.

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Apr 21, 2011

What Is Your College Campus Doing to Reduce its Carbon Footprint?

Between the electricity, food, water, and everything else college students use and toss, colleges waste a lot. Just think of all the lights that are constantly on in every building or the cafeteria food that doesn't get eaten at the end of the day. There are so many wasted resources on college campuses and until recently, that was just the name of the game.

Apr 15, 2011

10 Awesome Things to Blow Your Tax Refund On

It's everyone's favorite time of year. That magical time of year when the government gives you back your money! It almost makes having a job worth it. While some of you may feel inclined to stash that money in a savings account somewhere, others of you may be jonesing to spend it all. So why be responsible all the time? We're showing you the ten best ways to splurge.

Apr 14, 2011

Prom Dresses To Avoid For Now And Forever

Prom is one of the most important events of a girl's life (second only to the day you get your first period, losing your virginity and turning 21). You have to find a great limo, a fun after-prom place, and, of course, the perfect dress. Oh yeah, and a date. Whatevs.

Apr 13, 2011

Reality Check: Barbie Body

I'm pretty sure all of us have had at least one Barbie doll in our lives. In fact, I'm pretty sure some of us had an entire Barbie army. She was just too gorgeous with that luxurious blonde hair, that elaborate wardrobe that fit her body to a tee, those feet that fit perfectly into even the highest of high heels.

Apr 6, 2011

The Ultimate Summer Study Abroad Program

So, school is coming to an end soon. That's good, right? Yes...and no. On the one hand, you're done with paper-writing for a few months. Hollaaaa! On the other hand, you still need to figure out what you're going to do this summer. Job? Internship? Job and internship? Yeah, that sounds fun. Not. The good news is, those aren't your only options.

Apr 4, 2011

Campaign to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Recently, the White House launched a campaign to fight against sexual harassment. Vice President Joe Biden says that "a nation that prides itself on fighting the abuse of power has an obligation to prevent sexual violence in schools and on college campuses." Makes sense, right?

Mar 30, 2011

Country Music Millionaires?

When you think of popular music, Ke$ha and Rihanna come to mind with their electronic beats and bold (often autotuned) vocals. But country music? Nah. Even with the breakout stars like Taylor Swift and Lady Antebellum, country music stars take a backseat to their pop and rockstar counterparts in the music biz.

Mar 27, 2011

National Deals for Students!

If we could only use one word to describe college students it would be "drunk." Wait. I mean, it would be "broke." (Though "drunk" is also pretty spot on.) Between the cost of a college education, the books to get that education, and the drinks that come along with that education, most college students don't have much money left to do the one thing we love most...shop!

Mar 22, 2011

8 Vitamins Every College Girl Needs in Her Diet

What are the first words you think of when you think of college food? Cheesy? Greasy? Carb-loaded? Do you ever think of how healthy your college diet is? Probably not. And if you do, it's in a "See? I'm eating vegetables....on my 3am deep dish pizza that I'm dipping in ranch and washing down with a Natty Ice" sorta way.

Mar 11, 2011

Interview with mark. Representative and Mentor (GIVEAWAY)

Let's face it - college is expensive. And I'm not even talking about tuition costs or room and board! There's all sorts of other money-draining activities like those beer runs, late night pizza orders, and huge grocery shopping lists. How is a girl supposed to fund herself when there's school, clubs, and parties to attend to?!

Feb 28, 2011

Charlie Sheen is Clean, But is He Sane?

We've all watched as Charlie Sheen partied through countless years with drug abuse, sex addiction, and binge drinking, wondering why he still had a job. Now that he's (allegedly) sober, however, his behavior is crazier than ever.

Feb 25, 2011

Birthday Faves: Every College Girl’s BFFs

Every college girl knows that her best friends aren't necessarily just the girls she heads out to lunch with. A girl's got a lot on her plate and therefore must have a full on support system to help her get by. Thank god she's got her 20 BFFs by her side.

Feb 15, 2011

Fashion Week Goes Eco-Friendly

Nolcha Fashion Week is probably something you've never heard of. However, it is something you should have heard of. Nolcha Fashion Week is all about showcasing the brilliance of globally-minded and eco-friendly designers from all across the world.

Feb 14, 2011

Surprisingly Cute: Kmart [GALLERY]

When you hear the words "cute clothing" I'm pretty sure visions of your local Kmart don't come flooding into your mind. And why would they when there's Forever 21 or H&M or Urban Outfitters? Surprisingly enough, however, Kmart has some really cute choices. And not just in the Martha Stewart Home Collection. (Wait, does it make me weird that I even know that?)

Feb 9, 2011

The Church of Scientology Just Got a Whole Lot Shadier

We are all aware of Tom Cruise's involvement with the Church of Scientology. We are also all aware of how weird that is. I bet you're not aware of just how weird it really is. Tom Cruise and the Church of Scientology are both under federal investigation for human trafficking and other scandalous happenings.

Feb 4, 2011

The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: What To Get Your Guy

Valentine's Day is almost here, and though it's a holiday of love...it's more a holiday of gifts. Because what expresses love better than a gift (paired with some heavy petting)? We've scoured the web and gathered up all the best gifts that he'll love...and that will make him love you even more.

Feb 2, 2011

Forget the Beach – Here are 5 Awesome Spring Break Alternatives

It's almost spring break time (THANK GOD), and that means cute boys, tiny bikinis, illicit substances, and beaches, right? I guess. But who wants a cliché spring break when there are tons of other places to create all sorts of debauchery...? If you haven't planned the big SB yet, here are 5 places you and your crew should consider.

Jan 25, 2011

Celebs Get All Bundled Up at Sundance [GALLERY]

The Sundance Film Festival is one of the most anticipated events of the year, especially for random D-List celebrities that haven't gotten an invite to anything except Dr. Drew's sober house since the late '90s. I mean, what's Andrew Keegan doing there?

Jan 24, 2011

Now You Can Have Your Pot and Drink It, Too!

I know what you're thinking, but it's all true. Clay Butler, a California entrepreneur, has now introduced the idea of marijuana-infused soft drinks. Combing regular soda flavors with THC, a psychoactive marijuana ingredient, Butler has produced an innovative line of refreshments that's bound to be a 'hit.'

Jan 21, 2011

Boots For You, Me, And Her – No Matter Your Calf Size! [GALLERY]

It's officially winter and the only appropriate footwear for this season are boots. Knee-high boots, over-the-knee boots, ankle boots, booties, shooties -- there are thousands of boots in fashion this year. Unfortunately, these boot trends don't always fit every calf-size out there. But don't worry! We are here to help.

Jan 21, 2011

Every College Girl’s BFFs [GALLERY]

Every college girl knows that her best friends aren't necessarily just the girls she heads out to lunch with. A girl's got a lot on her plate and therefore must have a full on support system to help her get by. Thank god she's got her 20 BFFs by her side.