Let’s Get Social: Your Guide to Making and Keeping Friends

Let’s Get Social: Your Guide to Making and Keeping Friends

To Sheldon Cooper’s chagrin, there is no fancy algorithm or equation that will automatically provide you with a close-knit coterie of lifetime friends. And yet,…

Op-Ed: Why Stereotypes for Extracurriculars Suck

Op-Ed: Why Stereotypes for Extracurriculars Suck

To those still stuck in high school, extracurriculars can represent one shining beacon of light in a dark, gloomy abyss of essays and exams. They…

I Take It You’re Not a Fan: Dealing with Teachers Who Can’t Stand You

I Take It You’re Not a Fan: Dealing with Teachers Who Can’t Stand You

Student-teacher relationships are inherently kind of weird. When you think about it, you probably spend more time on a daily basis with your teachers than…

A GIFs Piece for All the Kids with Names at the End of the Alphabet

A GIFs Piece for All the Kids with Names at the End of the Alphabet

Gather round, boys and girls. Today we’re doing to talk about a subject near and dear to my heart: the absurdity of alphabetical order and…

Overcoming Post-Production Blues: A GIFs Piece

Overcoming Post-Production Blues: A GIFs Piece

The day has arrived. After a days-long agonizing wait for the cast list, it’s finally been posted. You sprint toward it, let your eyes scan…

The Hilarious Kid’s Guide to Learning Improv

The Hilarious Kid’s Guide to Learning Improv

As the ancient proverb goes, in improvisational comedy, “Everything’s made up and the points don’t matter.” While there usually aren’t any points at all, it…

One Ring to Rule Them All: Deciding on a Class Ring

One Ring to Rule Them All: Deciding on a Class Ring

Well friends, it’s about that time of year again. Super-enthusiastic ring salesmen are travelling to high schools across America, encouraging high school juniors (and their…

Everything You Need to Know about the Wonderful World of Women’s Colleges

Everything You Need to Know about the Wonderful World of Women’s Colleges

Women’s colleges seem to get a lot of flak these days. Less than two percent of college-bound women these days are choosing women’s colleges and…

Surviving the Struggles of a Bespectacled Athlete

Surviving the Struggles of a Bespectacled Athlete

Navigating the world of sports when you’re blind as a bat is nothing short of baffling. Trust me, from my early years in kiddie soccer…

A Portrait of the Intern as a Short-Haired Lady

A Portrait of the Intern as a Short-Haired Lady

Carey Mulligan. What. A. Goddess. She can act. She can sing. She can marry a Mumford and still manage to get some lip-on-lip action with…

Living on a Prayer: The Catholic School Experience

Living on a Prayer: The Catholic School Experience

Loads of people have seen Catholic high schools depicted in film and on television, and even more have probably heard their grandparents’ horror stories of…

Advice from Bridget Jones and Steve Jobs: Stop Doing What You Hate

Advice from Bridget Jones and Steve Jobs: Stop Doing What You Hate

There are few college application topics more taboo than *gasp* quitting an extracurricular. We’re not talking some silly little throwaway activity that you won’t even…

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