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May 19, 2011

10 Things That Will Be Obsolete When Our Children are in College

Our generation has been called a lot of things over the years, and not all of them have been particularly flattering. But I think we can all agree that we are the generation that thrives on technology. They call us the "thumb generation" because we're always texting or typing, and that's not really something we can argue with. We are the age of the internet, the cell phone, and the ipad. We are the age of all things digital.

Nov 22, 2010

The Ultimate Guide to Preparing for Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving involves tons of yummy, delicious, calorie-filled foods. So obviously we LOVE IT. There's no other holiday that celebrates our gluttony quite this well. Oh and we can unbutton our pants at the table. Double score. So we've spent a lot of time this month writing about this wondrous holiday and we wanted to make sure that you didn't miss one single article.

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Apr 21, 2010

Universities Do Their Part to Go Green

With Earth Day coming up (cue the Al Gore/whales/rainbows/wind technology montage) I took it upon myself to make a few Green changes in my life. I've swapped my regular lightbulbs for CFLs, picked up a few reusable grocery bags and started unplugging my electronics/appliances when I'm not using them.

Dec 23, 2009

Going Green: The Resolution You Can Actually Keep

And we all know what that means. Yup, that’s right – it’s New Year’s Resolution time. While self improvement is a noble aspiration, it is also an excellent way to make you feel like ish come February when you haven’t made any strides toward your goal.

Aug 29, 2009

Lusting for Lush Cosmetics

The first time I heard about Lush cosmetics I blew it off as an expensive Bath and Body Works. Little did I know, I would become a fanatical Lush fan. Earlier this summer, for a “just because I love you” present, my boyfriend sent me a huge package of Lush products. (He's cute, I know.) And now I've found something I love more than him: anything and everything Lush.

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Apr 22, 2009

The Importance of “Going Green” as a College Student

In honor of Earth Day, I just want to remind everyone again how important it is to start making changes in your life to live greener. I'm not saying you all have to go out right now and start a compost heap, convert your cars to biodiesel, or throw out your whole wardrobe and only buy clothing made from organic materials. Just do something.

Easy Tips for Going Green at School

Getting ready to throw yourself back into that world of dorming? And do you care about the environment? Well, good...

Candy Dish: The Olympics are Over. What Do We Do Now?

The top 10 moments of the Olympics (though ours include more Speedo). OMFG! Gossip Girl returns next week! If only...

Aug 25, 2008

Candy Dish: Christian Bale is Innocent! Innocent, I Tell You!

Christian Bale was merely defending his wife? Awwwww! Wanna work in politics? Just have an affair! Sick of Facebook yet?...

Jul 23, 2008

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Jul 19, 2008

Grocery Baggers Personally Responsible For Global Warming

I’m not the most environmentally responsible person out there. I certainly use my air conditioner a lot and have no...

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May 8, 2008

Candy Dish: Perez & Hot Topic Scream “Fashion”

When I think fashion, I think Perez Hilton and Hot Topic Click here to learn how to help the Myanmar...

Mar 11, 2008


Everyone has been so busy constantly hyping how amazing Seattle is (and it is) that Portland often gets lost in...

Nov 2, 2007

Buy Green or Go Home!

Thanks to one Mr. Al Gore, I have been somewhat of a greenie (a friend of the planet, not the...

Aug 28, 2007

Green Is The New Black

Lately, it seems everywhere you turn people are turning green. Not nausea induced green (though that may be true if...

Apr 22, 2007

Its Good to be Green: 5 Easy Steps

Between studying for finals and watching episodes of Entourage this weekend, I took a little trip outside to catch some...