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May 29, 2015

Is The New Parenting Trend Public Humiliation?

Parents have began to latch onto a new method of discipline for their children: Facebook and YouTube.

10 Reasons You Appreciate Your Mom More Than Ever In College

The cheesy things she says are much cuter via text.

Mar 26, 2015

Want To Break Curfew? Drug Your Parents. [Sugar Binge]

A 16-year-old girl who did not appreciate her parents' policy of no Internet after 10PM decided to take charge of the situation. She laced her mom and dad's milkshakes with prescription sleeping pills on two separate occasions.

Jan 3, 2013

How to Survive Christmas When You Sort Of… Hate Your Family

The holidays are a time for food, festivities and family. It's about hanging out with the people you love and just relaxing and having fun. But what if you kind of hate your family?

Dec 21, 2012

Mar 30, 2012

Expectation vs. Reality: Graduation Edition

The student life is getting old. I want to be a real person with a real job! I want to get home from work and be done for the day, no homework! I want to have time on the weekends! But I think that sometimes I get carried away imagining my glamorous post-grad life. In reality, graduation can be a really humbling experience.

Feb 25, 2011

Birthday Faves: 21 Things I Learned in My 21st Year

Just last February, I was planning my 21st birthday party. Now, I’m facing 22 (or as I like to call it 21+1) straight on. Even though the last twelve months have gone by, it feels like just yesterday I was indulging in jello shots and margaritas. For my 21st. Because just yesterday I was indulging in jello shots and margaritas.

Feb 23, 2011

Web Spy: When Parents Text

We all know parents aren't exactly pros when it comes to dealing with new technology. It took my mom two years to learn how to watch a recorded show off the DVR (I'm pretty sure she still doesn't know how to record anything), and my dad constantly refers to Facebook as "Face-Space". I'm actually pretty amazed that either of them even knows how to send a text!

Feb 4, 2011

What's the Dumbest Tech Questions Your Parents Have Ever Asked?

Parents sure can be dumb when it comes to technology. They're like a step above your toddler cousin putting bagels in the DVD player.

Jan 19, 2011

Top 5 Modern College Norms Parents Will Never Understand

As a college student I’ve learned that there are just some things that parents will never understand. And I'm not talking about how to change their profile pictures or how to DVR The Closer. I'm talking about the way life is now, the way we college students communicate and socialize and hook-up.

Nov 15, 2010

The Dos and Don’ts of Thanksgiving Break

It's finally here, Thanksgiving. The only American holiday that goes hand and hand with elastic waistband pants. Just a few months ago your parents dropped you off at school with advice like "study hard" and "don't drink anything out of a trashcan." Since then, you've basked in the glory of freedom and the scent of stale beer and your first walk of shame.

Nov 12, 2010

5 Things to Know About Being Home for Thanksgiving [CONTEST]

It’s about that time again. Right as you’ve settled into campus life quite comfortably, you’re packing your backs and buying mini-bottles in preparation for a Thanksgiving spent with your sometimes-endearing, usually well-meaning family. Brace yourselves, because the transition back isn’t as easy as the one you made upon leaving home.