May 4, 2019

Cinco De Mayo: The History & Celebrations

Cinco de Mayo is widely celebrated across the United States, but what are we actually celebrating?

Sep 26, 2017

5 Charities Providing Aid To Those Affected By The Mexico City Earthquake

Donate to these organizations to help with relief efforts.

Nov 5, 2012

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Whatever your beliefs, your party affiliation, your level of annoyance with election season... please, please, please VOTE. And bring a friend.

Space Shuttle, Pandas, Tigers, and the Emmys [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Did you watch the Emmys instead of doing your homework? It's ok. Maybe you can get Amy Poehler to write an excuse for you.

Sep 24, 2012

Tornadoes, Strikes, Somalia, and Gangnam Style [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

While you were crying over the Twitter hoax deaths of Morgan Freeman and Alfonso Ribiero (not Carlton!!!!), we were picking up the pieces and finding out what you missed. Here are the past week's top stories.

Sep 10, 2012

Jan 25, 2012

Warm Places I'd Rather Be Right Now [Photos]

Ok, so it hasn't been that rough of a winter in NYC. In fact, there's not even any snow on the ground currently. But don't let any of the aforementioned fool you. That hasn't stopped me from dreaming of a tropical vacation.Warm sun, sandy beach, comfy lounge chair and a cold drink? Um...yes, please, sign me up!

May 5, 2011

Feliz Cinco De Mayo! Let's Celebrate Right

Ah, Cinco De Mayo. A grand holiday that brings to mind sombreros, margaritas, awkward family encounters with my cousin's salsa band... no one? Just me? Okay then...

Feb 17, 2011

Spring Break Safety Tips

Spring Break is approaching quickly. Soon a number of the nation’s college students will be basking in the warm sunlight and frolicking in blue-green waters of the tropics. But before you pack your bikini and tuck your passport safely into your Longchamp, take a minute to think about safety. Like, really think about it.

Dec 30, 2010

9 (Hot) Places I’d Rather Be Than (Freezing) Here [GALLERY]

It’s a good thing I own a huge collection of sweatpants, because I don’t plan on ever leaving my house. I mean, have you seen it out there? It’s disgusting over on the East coast, and the only thing getting me through this season is the knowledge that I won’t need to wear a bikini in public anytime soon and therefore feel no guilt when I binge on deep-fried Oreos.

Jun 25, 2010

Weekly Wrap Up: Mama Wants a Margarita

Wow, what a week! If it weren't for the Fraps-your-way at Starbucks, I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have made it out alive. But after a long week full of long-ass lines to get the new iPhone, extreme heat, long hours at the summer job and getting this shocking/disturbing nugget of info, I survived.

Jul 24, 2009

It’s National Tequila Day. Let’s Drink!

Who doesn’t love having a few shots of tequila? This writer doesn't. I can usually manage with the lime and salt included, but still; there are tons of things I'd rather experience than the burn of tequila as it runs down my throat followed immediately by my stomach trying to send it back.

May 5, 2009

Fun Margaritas For Cinco De Mayo

Happy Cinco De Mayo, ladies! Hopefully you can take a break from your regular drinking studying to celebrate a big moment in the history of Mexico. And hopefully you'll honor that country to our south the right way, instead of just grabbing a bag of Tostitos, a bottle of Corona, and a surgical mask.

May 1, 2009

G.W.W.E.: Gael “Grope Me” Garciá Bernal

Swine flu, the rapidly-spreading illness making headlines across the globe, is probably Mexico's least popular export at the moment. But let's talk about my faaaavorite producto de Mexico, Gael Garciá Bernal, whose new film The Limits of Control opens today. Yeow!

Mar 8, 2009

Must-Haves for a Rockin’ Spring Break

Spring Break is fast approaching and for all of you Spring Break newbies, you might be wondering what to bring. Whether you and your pals are driving out to the local beach for a couple days or flying out to the Bahamas, here's a few tips on what you should be packing.