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May 21, 2013

Bachelorette Partying 101 [Ask Tuffy Luv]

I have to go to a bachelorette party, but I've never been to one. What are we going to do? Where are we likely to go? What should I wear?

Sep 2, 2012

Why The Color Run Is The Happiest 5K Ever

Back in February I wrote about The Color Run because it looked like the most fun Sunday activity, but all of the cities close to me were totally booked.

Nov 14, 2011

Introducing The (Delicious) 100-Calorie Dinner

Introducing one of my absolute favorite foods - spaghetti squash. Now, this gourd was introduced to me about a year ago, but I never actually bought into it. I thought it was just another one of those healthy food items that tasted really bland and would just be a phase. Boy, was I wrong!

Mar 12, 2011

The Guide to Throwing an Awesome House Party

Throwing the perfect house party can be a lot of work and a lot more stress than most people are willing to admit. How much alcohol should you buy? Who should you invite? Is it worth it to make Jello Shots? Or are they a waste of money? While we can't predict if your invitees will go gaga over a hand-carved ice luge, we can give you the answers to throwing an absolutely awesome house party.

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Jan 16, 2011

59 Things to Do With a Day Off

Happy Veteran's Day! If you're lucky enough to have the day off, we're not only jealous, but we're also encouraging you to use it productively. Here are SIXTY cheap, fun, and easy activities that everyone can do on their day off. And yes, sleep in is one of them.

Tuffy Luv Ranks Schoolz

Dear Tuffy Luv, I'm pretty sure you already answered a question like mine but I couldn't find the answer, so here goes. I'm a high school senior applying to college and I'm having a bit of a problem with my safety school. It's brilliant: great nightlife, safe area, amazing dorms and has a course that I love. One bad thing though: it's my hometown.

Oct 26, 2010

Halloween – Do It As a Group

Group costumes are interactive, more creative than the insert Sexy in front of anything costume, (ex: sexy nurse, sexy teacher, sexy plumber, sexy firefighter, sexy scuba diver, sexy nun?), and ideal for a quality Facebook profile pic.

Oct 14, 2010

Welcome Week Photo Contest Finalists [VOTE]

We launched a photo contest at the beginning of the semester that challenged all our readers to send in a Welcome Week photo that said "I love being back at school". While we expected a few good ones, we were in no way prepared for the awesomeness onslaught we got when we started looking through your photos on our Facebook wall.

Sep 21, 2010

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May 22, 2010

The 11 Things You Do In Your 20′s That You’ll Regret When You’re 40

Let’s face it: we all make stupid decisions. Like choosing a fifth over a review session, or bringing that guy home…who stole our iPod in the morning. That’s part of college life... and a big part of what makes it so memorable. But there are some choices that have longer lasting repercussions; things we do now that will haunt us later.

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Jan 27, 2010

Do You Suffer From Green Stress?

For the past few months I’ve been talking your ear off about why the earth is in trouble and how you can go green to save our environment. And while it’s great to do whatever you can to protect the planet, there is such a thing as caring a little too much. According to the New York Times, there has been an increasing amount of people that report anxiety and stress because they feel like they are never as green as they would like to be.

Jul 27, 2009

Shopping for Sex Toys 101

I spent most of my formative years manually stimulating myself, but counted down the days until I turned 18 and was finally able to buy my first vibrator. (What? It's healthier than counting down to buying cancer sticks!) Once my long-awaited birthday finally arrived, though, I realized that I had no idea what to look for.

Jul 7, 2009

Tuffy Luvs Some Summer Dates

Dear Tuffy Luv, Summer date ideas? Thanks, Tuffy! Olivia P.S. Cheap ones would be good because I'm still in college! Thanks!

May 16, 2009

Make 2009 the Most Rockin’ Summer. Ever.

The weather is getting warmer, and I don't know about you, but my feet are itching to get into some flip flops. Is it summer yet? Can we just jump into June full-throttle without even taking exams? Please?

May 11, 2009

The 10 Summer Jobs You Don’t Want

Unfortunately for many of us, when finals week rolls around, we're stressing about how to land a job and start saving for next fall's text books (and bar tabs). It sucks when you're desperate, because you're bound to accept any offer that comes your way. Here are the ten worst summer jobs... which might just make bankruptcy look like the better option.

Apr 24, 2009

Why Are High Schoolers So Dumb?

When I was in high school we passed our time driving around and prank calling boys. High School kids today are pretty much the same, except replace "driving around" with "choking themselves to get high" and change "prank calling boys" to "sending naked pictures to boys."

Mar 3, 2009

Do It Yourself Tuesdays – The Dammit Doll

[Ever see something you want but don’t have the money to buy? Ever get sick of studying/watching TV and have...

Feb 26, 2009

The Best Swimsuits Out There

My obsession with bathing suits started a very long time ago. I still remember begging my mom for something new...

Jan 22, 2009

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: How to Have a Great Weekend Without Getting Frostbite

There’s something that doesn’t seem quite right about the fact that a college student is more likely to skip class...

Dec 31, 2008

New Year’s Eve, According to a Hater

Ahh, New Year’s Eve. A celebration of endings and new beginnings. The last party night of the year, which means...

Dec 11, 2008

Fashionably Techy: Dear Santa, I’ve Been Good This Year.

[Like a magpie, you gravitate towards things that are shiny: cell phones, TVs, anything that allows you to play Rock...

Oct 9, 2008

Tales of a Senior: Takin’ a Chill Pill

My mom always told me that when things get rough, sometimes you have to “just be.” I never understood that,...

Oct 4, 2008

Let’s Get Crafty: Frames, Beaded Curtains & Bulletin Boards

By now you’re probably passed all of your fascination with college being new and exciting.  You’re also probably tired of...

Aug 1, 2008

Debbie Does…Retirement?: 73-Year-Old Porn Star Rulz the Screen in Japan

You gotta love Japanese culture. They always find a way to surprise you with their little quirks and pleasantries. I...

Jul 25, 2008

5 Ways to Make a Boring Summer Afternoon Sizzle

As we approach August, we may have started to take summer vacay for granted. In the dog days of summer,...

Mar 17, 2008

Swing Dancing–the Best Exercise You’ll Ever Have

Let me tell you a secret: I used to have no rhythm. Actually, that’s not really a secret, and it’s...

Mar 8, 2008

For the Love…of Baseball

Before college, baseball was completely useless to me. There was no team that particularly mattered, and it was horrible to...

Feb 17, 2008

Tuffy Luv Eats Your Face With Love

So, like, Welcome to College Candy’s first advice column, Tuffy Luv Knows All. And I do mean all. Got...

Dec 3, 2007

Music Video of the Day: Kate Nash

Kate Nash: Pumpkin Soup Kate Nash seems to be everywhere these days! Haven’t heard of her? Check out “Pumpkin Soup”...

Oct 18, 2007

Trend Watch: Skintile

When it comes to being trendy, anything computer-controlled seems to get overlooked. Usually seen as too geeky to be truly...

Aug 27, 2007

Get Some Friends…Loneliness is Bad for Your Health

Starting off a “real life” in a new city far from home after recently graduating college in May can be...

Aug 24, 2007

Improv is Everywhere!

Never been one for Improv? Yeah me either. I’m just not that funny on the spot. But Improv Everywhere’s mp3...

Aug 1, 2007

Wii Fit Will Make You Cool; Possibly Skinny

Maybe I’m not the norm. I like (okay, love) video games. I admit it! I think it goes back to...

Jul 27, 2007

Five Friends Every Woman Should Have…Do You?

Oprah tells us a lot of things. She tells us what books to read, how to lose weight, and what...