freshman

it turns out i’m not dateable

it turns out i’m not dateable

Oops! In fact, I am totally dateless. Here, look, there’s proof (thanks to website-of-horrors, rudateable.com, founded by motivational speaker and noted misogynist Justin Lookadoo): The awkward thing is, I think I answered these questions pretty accurately. And yet, I actually do have a boyfriend! (We are pictured above, looking particularly like Texan politicians on Halloween.(…)

i [heart] my major: history and film

i [heart] my major: history and film

This is the seventh post in That Girl Magazine’s I [heart] my Major series! Do you have deep and unreasonable affection for your chosen course of study? Would you like to encourage younger folks to follow in your fantastic footsteps? Contact That Girl Magazine using my contact form, or contact me on facebook. Freshman fall, I was a film(…)

how to lose the freshman fifteen

how to lose the freshman fifteen

Photo credit 1. Exercise. Make your way to the gym. Find a machine that you like. Take up running. Join a spinning class. If you commit to exercising three times a week, you should lose the freshman fifteen in… 37.5 weeks. (NB: Metabolisms don’t actually work this way at all.) In thirty seven weeks, you’ll(…)

dear incoming freshmen

dear incoming freshmen

Welcome to Brown, y’all. You’ve officially walked through the Van Wickle gates and you’re a college kid now. You’re slightly nervous and you’re highly intimidated by all the cool seniors (e.g. yours truly), but you seem to be having a good time so far. Wish you had a little more knowledge? Here are some things(…)

6 things that girl mag’s lesbian bff wishes she’d known before starting college

6 things that girl mag’s lesbian bff wishes she’d known before starting college

Before I went to college, I thought I knew a lot, but I actually didn’t know anything. Now I know a bit more (but still not much at all). Here are five things I wish someone had told me before I started college as a bright-eyed baby gay. 1. No one cares about your sexuality(…)

the actual essentials: dorm room edition

the actual essentials: dorm room edition

bedding A bedspread. Think really hard about your bedspread. Overthink it, probably. Chances are, this is  going to be the biggest thing in your room, so you want to make sure it makes the right statement. Pillows. Both of the sleeping kind and the decorative kind. Accent pillows are the difference between a hospital bed(…)