do you

In the words of Kevin Gnapoor, “This is your night. Don’t let the haters stop you from doin ya thang!”

ways to help the world while looking at cute dogs and art

ways to help the world while looking at cute dogs and art

Two very excellent shoutouts today! Both are fun ways to help the world. So you don’t have a real excuse not to. 1. Alexandria Animals Photo Calendar Contest So the Alexandria Animal Welfare League is holding a photo contest for cute animals. Go over there and vote on the best animals, for a small donation. The(…)

seven mind-blowing diy projects for your college budget

seven mind-blowing diy projects for your college budget

1. Amazing thrifted wall art. Buy something (anything really, although it probably helps if it’s flat) and spray paint it white. Then hang it on your wall. Your friends will be very impressed. Suggestions: Look for something unusual, like a bike wheel or a broken mirror or a shower rack that’s been slightly bent out(…)

college girls dress like han solo

college girls dress like han solo

I just saw this on my news feed and it’s literally perfect. Some reddit user has finally put two and two together: College girls dress just like half-witted scruffy-looking Nerf herders. If you aren’t convinced, check this out: On the left, you see Han Solo. He did the Kessel run in the Millennium Falcon in less(…)

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

It looks like we’re still doing this. Saying things about millennials. I asked us to stop, but I guess we’re not stopping. Fine. The latest offense comes from psychotherapist Brooke Donatone writing at Slate. She thinks we “can’t grow up” and are “unable to think for [ourselves]” because of “helicopter parenting.” I think she needs(…)

how to love your body on thanksgiving

how to love your body on thanksgiving

I published this a year ago on CollegeFashion.net. It seems worth bringing up again. Enjoy! I’m going to reveal an unpopular opinion: Thanksgiving is one of my least favorite holidays. (I know, what?) Maybe it’s that I’m not a fan of cranberry sauce. Maybe it just feels anticlimactic, being wedged between my two absolute favorite holidays (Halloween and(…)

stop describing food as “guilt free” you jerks

stop describing food as “guilt free” you jerks

Pinterest-addict that I am, I’ve noticed a pretty irritating trend lately. Maybe it has to do with everyone’s favorite upcoming eat-until-you-hate-yourself holiday. Healthier versions of food are now being marketed as not “low calorie” or “nutrient rich” or whatever, but “guilt free.” I’m sorry, but what? A quick search reveals that all of these otherwise(…)

come on, skinny love: body shaming goes both ways

come on, skinny love: body shaming goes both ways

CW: Self-harm, body shaming, body image issues, etc. This is a guest post. So here’s how it is: Over the past few months I’ve been seeing a lot of people actively campaigning against fat-shaming, which is awesome. You know, it’s not like everyone who is “overweight” or “pudgy” can control their weight. Sometimes it’s genetic;(…)