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Nov 17, 2014

9 Reasons Homecoming is the Best Weekend Ever

Not only are you now older, wiser and less painfully awkward than you were the first time the plastic crowns were up for grabs, you now have a college bar within walking distance and a newfound passion for tailgating.

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Feb 6, 2013

Beyonce Photobombs Haloti Ngata, Is Flawless

What do you think Beyonce was pondering when she saw Haloti snapping this pic?

Breaking Down The Manti Te’o Dead Girlfriend Hoax

Was Manti Te'o in on the hoax? Is he gay? CollegeCandy is here to give you the deets and the dirt. We've digested the very long Deadspin article so you don't have to.

Jan 17, 2013

This Video May Ruin All Your Memories of Grease [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Happy Hannukah to those who observe the holiday! Does it look like winter where you are? Because it sure does NOT in New York City. I never thought I'd be wishing for colder weather, but it's totally happening. It's December. There is supposed to be snow on the ground! Where is my winter wonderland?! Anyway, here are the week's top stories.

Dec 10, 2012

Ooh-La-La! Even Sports Are Impacted by the Love Hormone [Body Blog]

All these big, tough, football playing boys (at least they seemed tough in high school) started swaying from side to side and singing along with the song. I kid you not. They were really into it. And it was a very tender moment. So much so that it was... awkward to watch. I really felt like I had walked in on a romantic moment.

Dec 3, 2012

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Oct 22, 2012

Presidential Jokes, Zumba Brothel, and Honey Boo Boo [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Apparently football season is in full swing, because all the guys in my dorm are spending more and more time yelling at the TV. Here are the week's top stories.

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Oct 18, 2012

The Stratosphere Jump, Malala Yousufzai, and YouTube Explodes [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

I'm not going to lie to you guys, there's not a whole lot of happy news this week. But this is our world, so be brave and read on!

Oct 8, 2012

Meningitis, Space Travel and Autotuned Politics [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Midterm season already? Here's what you missed while you were crying into your books.

Oct 1, 2012

4 Tips for Looking Your Game Day Best [CC Lookbook]

When the weather gets cooler, and the pumpkin spice lattes start showing up, even I get a little nostalgic for some football. And even though I'm a little bit clueless on how the game works, I do know to dress for them.

Sep 30, 2012

Need Cute Gameday Duds? Check Out These Stores!

Back to school means lots of college sporting events to attend. Showing team spirit can be tough - licensed sporting gear can be on the pricy side, and there isn't always a lot of fashion-forward selection to choose from. Luckily there are lots of clothing stores that sell gear to deck you out for the next game. These may not be the real jersey deal, but they are budget friendly and cute!

Sep 22, 2012

Football Basics Every College Girl Should Know

Saturday morning I woke up at 8am, rolled out of bed, hopped in the shower and did all of the above without a single complaint or grumble. Why? Because it's Football Season (which, yes, needs to be capitalized) and my game started at 11, which meant I needed to be tailgating by 9 at the latest.

Sep 17, 2012

Why I’m Excited For Fall [The Weekly Ten]

As a Florida girl, I love summer (the only season we ever get), but now that I live in New York City I'm excited to actually experience a real season.

Sep 16, 2012

On Being In A Fantasy Football League

I've never been into fantasy football because well, it's designed for the NFL which is not my thing. Now, I love my Atlanta Falcons having grown up a fan, but college football is so much better.

Mar 11, 2012

Campus Scoop

Using light to brighten up your dorm room • How college presidents embrace technology • Required on scholarship apps: your Facebook password? • Shopping on a college budget

Jan 22, 2012

Football Legend Joe Paterno Dies At 85

This morning, Joe Paterno was pronounced dead at the age of 85 after losing his battle with lung cancer. He was in the hospital since January 13th, and reports yesterday were swirling that he was in serious condition.

Nov 10, 2011

Happy Valley is No Longer Happy: A Penn State Alum Speaks Out

Disgust.I can not think of another word to describe the constant gut-wrenching feeling I have had in the pit of my stomach since Saturday morning when the alleged sexual assault case involving former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky became national news.

Oct 29, 2011

The Greatest Super Bowl Halftime Show to Date?

Possibly. Rumors about the next NFL Super Bowl becoming a Monster Ball have officially been squashed: who in music can upstage Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show?

Aug 17, 2011

Candy Dish: Deep-Fried Grossness

•Not all things were meant for the deep fryerFootball season just got a lot more interesting •The youngest celebrity moms •Some interesting findings from the masturbation study •Is this the next It royal? •Model trends you can pull off •We can't wait for Lauren Conrad's Fall collection from Kohl's

Jul 4, 2011

The Weekly Ten: Small Reasons I’m Happy to Be An American

I hope you enjoy this holiday and appreciate this day off. Whether you're spending it at the beach, watching fireworks, or firing up that grill, July 4th is a day to celebrate. It's a day to reflect on how we got here and remember the people that made this country so great. It's a day to appreciate our country and everything it has to offer us, whether it be the big things or the little things.

Sep 20, 2010

10 Best Things About The Fall

Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and what’s left of your tan is probably beginning to fade. Add that to the fact that the first week of classes (When you don’t actually have to do anything but collect syllabuses and catch up with friends.) has been replaced by actual classes, and you’re probably pulling a Danny Zuko and wishing longingly for summer nights.

Sep 9, 2010

So… You’ve Never Seen a Football Game

Ever feel like you're the only one sitting on the couch, mindlessly staring at the TV with no idea what's going on? Are phrases like "point conversion", "fumble" and "fourth down" completely foreign to you? Well have no fear, here are a few simple things to keep in mind so that you can keep your head afloat during Monday Night Football. Grab the chips and dip, and prep yourself for kickoff!

Sep 2, 2010

Surviving Your First Tailgate – A Guide

So, you’ve moved into the dorms, made it through syllabus week in class, and you’re feeling ready to get your day drink on. Tailgating before the big game is a rite of passage every freshman should look forward to. It’s a chance to bleed (insert your school’s colors here) and act like it’s five o’clock somewhere... even if it’s only nine in the morning.

Jul 7, 2010

I’ve Got a Fever, and the Only Prescription is More Athletes

I must admit, I did get swept up in this year’s World Cup. What’s so wrong about cheering for the U.S. as if I actually understand what’s going on? So what if I hesitated each time before saying “score!” because I wasn’t sure if it was the correct terminology in soccer.

Feb 21, 2010

Overheard: Human Sized Hamster Ball

(Two girls, walking) Girl 1: OK, we take this to the grave. Girl 2: Yeah, no one can find out. Girl 1: Kinda like the time I cried in the Lizzie McGuire movie. Girl 2: Or when you peed on Stacie's boots

Feb 3, 2010

CollegeCandy’s Super Bowl Drinking Game!

After the nail-biter championship game last Sunday, the Super Bowl will be sure to not disappoint. Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints beat out Brett Favre's Green Bay Packers Minnesota Vikings in overtime to become the NFC champions and move on to face Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts.

Dec 20, 2009

Overheard: Finals Edition

(Two girls, studying in the library.) Girl 1: Yeah, I'll probably start sleeping here too. Under the tables or something. Girl 2: No, I said "sleeping with girls" in the library. That's different. Girl 1: Oh. Yeah, I guess it is.

Dec 10, 2009

Coupled. With Differences of Opinions

The biggest thing I've learned from being one half of a couple is that you have to pick your battles. Some things are just not worth the long-winded-argument-that-leads-to-door-slamming-and-silent-treatment.

Sep 28, 2009

Top 10 Stupidest Things Guys Like

“The Ultimate Hatelist” posted a list of things they assume we, the ladies of the world, like that they think are ridiculously stupid. Okay, so maybe we do get a little excited if our horoscope says we have a romantic interest in our near future (the guy from Bio, maybe?) and a little frozen yogurt is totally refreshing on a hot day. Okay fine!

Sep 16, 2009

College Myths Debunked: Some Hair of the Dog That Bit You

It’s no secret that much of the college social life revolves around drinking. We drink to celebrate, mourn, express loyalty to our football teams, to ease boredom, hell, some people drink to make homework a little more interesting. Well, all that super fun drinking sometimes results in not-so-fun consequences, like the raging, horrific hangover trying to escape your brain by splitting it open.

Sep 10, 2009

The College Girl’s Guide to Football Saturday

There are a lot of girls who wake up on Game Day just as excited as the boys for the glory that is college football. These football girls know their team, their key players, their opponents, their weaknesses, and also, most likely, who the hottest players are.

Aug 19, 2009

The Rival Rundown: USC vs UCLA

This week we hit up the West Coast as we examine the two hottest schools in Los Angeles- the University of Southern California and the University of California- Los Angeles. Amidst the beautiful SoCal climate and a city rife with movie sets and superstars, private USC and public UCLA compete to find out which is most elite in the City of Angels.