tailgating

Oct 8, 2019

The Best Tailgating Games for College Football Season

College football season is in full swing which means we officially have an excuse to trade our Saturdays spent studying...

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 15, 2012

CollegeCandy's Tailgate Beauty Survival Kit

Hello all you beauties! Now that Fall is upon us, so is Tailgate Season. You know what that means: plenty of days spent hanging out in a parking lot, under the sun, followed by more hours in a stadium, and most importantly, an evening out on the town. Now, you want to try and look your best for these occasions (especially with all the cute boys around!), but how can you expect your makeup to last 12 full hours?

College Inventors Who Deserve a Nobel Prize

Today the Nobel Peace Prize was announced, and we think it’s awesome that the winners were women. Who run the world? Girls. However, we think that people who made these college staples possible should also win a prize.

Oct 7, 2011

Sep 28, 2010

High School Homecoming vs. College Homecoming

Some girls may have high school homecoming corsages dried and preserved in a chest of memories, while others have likely burned any evidence that they took their younger brother two years in a row. However you recall your high school homecomings- - get ready for a whole new ball game in college.

Sep 5, 2010

8 Reasons I’m Happy Summer is Over

I spent all my cold winter nights dreaming of beaches and sunshine and getting a tan at the end of summer. Then summer came and I was happy (minus a few sunburns and one month-long humidity frizzfest. Then summer came even harder -- 95 degrees harder -- and I was ready for fall. I want to accessorize with scarves and see my college friends and order pumpkin spice lattes. While "end of summer" might sound depressing if you’re forty with a real job, fall for the College Candy girl is fabulous.

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.

Aug 8, 2010

The Do’s and Don’ts of College According to TFLN Creator, Ben Bator

Ben Bator learned how to college at Michigan State University and even went to class enough to earn a degree in Advertising. Since then, he has read millions of examples of what to do (and not to do) in college through his website, Texts From Last Night, which he started in 2009 with his friend Lauren Leto.

Jul 27, 2010

The Ten Happiest (And Most Affordable) Places in the World

The Huffington Post just released a list of the 10 Happiest Places in the World. I was totally excited to recognize some of the places on the list and book my one-way ticket to nirvana, but had to reconsider when I didn’t even realize where some of these places were. Vanuatu? Hidakagwa? While the pictures are beyond amazing, I’m thinking the price tags that accompany a stay in these locations would be more than my college-girl budget could accommodate.

May 25, 2010

5 Essentials for the Perfect Summer BBQ

Summertime is for tan shoulders, beachy hair, and big, icy umbrella drinks. And after a day of fun in the sun, who doesn’t want to come home to a backyard barbecue? We’ve got you covered with all the essentials to blow the guys away as you DIY your way to hamburger heaven.

Oct 22, 2009

Some Idiot’s Bright Idea: Let’s Cancel Summer

A US Senator, Lamar Alexander (yes, please send him nasty letters and kick him on the street), stated in a recent Newsweek Article that “an educational schedule of 3 months of summer is not relevant in today’s world and [college] students should take more credit hours and graduate in 3 years, saving 25% in tuition costs.”