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Links We Love 6.1.14


Epic things you never knew about the Disney princesses. [YourTango]

The food moments you need to experience this summer. [BuzzFeed]

Will the Internet replace college? [The Daily Dot]

Mindy Kaling sums up Harvard Law. [The Huffington Post]

The problem with cute self-defense products for women. [Jezebel]

12 things only people with bangs will understand. [Allure]

Everything you didn’t want to know about the Kimye wedding. [Betches Love This]

What if the Disney villains were action movie villains? [CollegeHumor]

5 facts you didn’t know about kissing. [New York Magazine]

Links We Love 5.25.14


The 3 best friends that anyone could have: a lion, a tiger and a bear. [HLN TV]

Celebrities read mean tweets. [Elle]

Top Google searches by state. [StyleCaster]

Ridiculous gift ideas for the Kimye wedding. [Yahoo!]

100 things we loved about high school. [Tres Sugar]

Romantic! A proposal 4 years in the making. [Elite Daily]

What modern Disney movies are doing right. [YourTango]

Did you know these celebrities were once interns just like you? [Newser]

Facebook is making a change to their privacy settings. [The Huffington Post]

The Perfect Pen for Collegiettes


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC 4 Color. All opinions are 100% mine.

Call me retro, but I love putting a pen to paper. Whether it’s my to-do lists, calendar, or some doodling – I’m into it. The other thing I really like to do: color-coding. The pen that helps me do all of this is the classic BIC® 4-Color™. The pen – which I’m sure you’re familiar with (who isn’t?!) is my go-to. You’ve got green, blue, red and black ink. Perfect for correcting your papers, making lists, and best of all: doodling (just don’t tell any professors that).

With the 4 Inseparable Colors in 1 Pen, I can best express myself and best organize my thoughts in an aesthetically pleasing way. With the 4 different colors, I also get to express myself in different ways (because really, the kind of person who writes with a blue pen is very different than one who writes with a black pen) or even express my mood (I’m angry! I want to write in red!).

While I definitely prefer a black color pen — professional and clean — I do find myself going for red often, as it’s the ultimate corrector and perfect for editing a paper. It makes me feel like I can be harder on myself when I correct with a red pen. As long as it’s me putting the red on my papers, and not a professor, I’m ok.

Nina Nesbitt Talks Ed Sheeran, Touring and Peroxide


Her Campus got the chance to sit down with singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt who gave us a peek into her exciting life on the road and in the studio!

HC: Tell us about a normal day for Nina.

Nina Nesbitt: There’s not really a typical day, not at the moment anyway.

HC: Are you busy promoting your new album?

NN: You would expect I would be promoting my new album Peroxide all the time, but it’s straight back into the studio AND promotion at the same time. It doesn’t go in one routine; it’s all just lots of different stuff, which is good! I'd get bored otherwise!

HC: Do you prefer one or the other – touring or recording?

NN: I like touring and recording a lot – when I’m touring though, I want to be recording. And when I’m recording, I want to be touring! Touring is probably my favorite though, because it’s like being on holiday and getting to play shows.

HC: Really? Like a vacation?

NN: You get to see the world, and the fans, and it’s exciting. It’s a good laugh as well! When you’re recording you are kind of shut off, and you forget that there are people out there listening to your music. Then you put it out, and you hear people singing it back to you, so it’s pretty cool. And then on tour you see what songs people relate to best, which is quite interesting.

HC: Sounds like you prefer touring.

NN: I guess…but also, I’m itching to get back in the studio and make new music. But touring…it can be exhausting, but after the third day your body gets used to it, and it becomes normal. It is so much fun! 

Links We Love 5.18.14


The bright side of getting rejected from college. [The Huffington Post]

10 things I hate about Facebook culture. [Thought Catalog]

Airport security etiquette. [The Politesse]

Most Americans think they’re smarter than “most Americans.” [Newser]

The health benefits of kissing. [YourTango]

Men’s shorts are getting shorter. [The Wall Street Journal]

The science behind being a wingman. [Priceonomics]

A day in the life of a food stylist. [The New York Times]

Seth Meyers has a graduation speech for the class of 2014. [BroBible]

Your best prom stories ever. [Jezebel]

Links We Love 5.11.14


The best betchy mom moments. [Betches Love This]

The rarest animals on earth. [BBC]

Do you think your unpaid internship owes you money? [ProPublica]

There is a new TV show coming out called ‘Selfie.’ Not kidding. [Business Insider]

Uh oh! Your Snapchat videos could come back to haunt you. [Jezebel]

The most underrated party schools. [The Huffington Post]

Things unhappy people do. [SavvySugar]

15 quotes for Mother’s Day. [YourTango]

How much is a college degree worth? [Newser]

15 charts that “explain” social media. [BuzzFeed]


Hot Chelle Rae Debuts "Don't Say Goodnight" Video


A few months ago, the guys of Hot Chelle Rae chatted with Her Campus about everything from tips for single girls to the most romantic things they've ever done. At the time, the guys — Nash Overstreet and brothers Ryan and Jamie Follesé — had just released their new song, "Don't Say Goodnight."

Today they're sharing the brand new video with HC, just in time for the ultimate in college don't say goodnight moments: graduation. So turn it up and do like the boys tell you and "Don't Say Goodnight" as you enjoy your last few days of school (or, if you're lucky enough, just the last few days of this semester).


Links We Love 5.4.14


The best and worst advice from on-screen moms. [Tres Sugar]

Get in shape for summer! [Life by DailyBurn]

5 clothing staples you’ll need for your internship. [I Want Her Job]

Would you have surgery so your heels would fit better? [Newser]

Fascinating facts about your brain on love. [YourTango]

People are auctioning off old payphones on eBay. [BuzzFeed]

The struggles of fast food lovers. [Thought Catalog]

The Betches guide to taking graduation pictures. [Betches Love This]

Master the transition between college and the real world. [The Huffington Post]

Her Campus’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2014


364 days of the year, Mom is all about you. On May 11, it’s time to be all about her. Reward the lady who took care of you when you were sick, cried with you when that jerk broke your heart, and celebrated with you when you got your college acceptance letter. Whether you’re celebrating in person with her or sending her virtual hugs, we think the below gifts will be the icing on the cake of the really, really nice card you’re definitely sending her (and seriously, don’t forget the heartfelt card – moms love that stuff!). 

Water Bottle

Perfect for the healthy (or trying to be healthy) mom-on-the-go, this flavor infused water bottle will keep your mom hydrated, looking good, and carrying a cute accessory (that totally outdoes any other water bottle we’ve ever seen). $15


Note: this gift is going to have to be accompanied by flowers – whether they’re from you, or your sibling! This Anthropologie vase is funky and fun and will look great with those bright spring flowers. $24

What You Loved on HC This Week


15 Signs You’re an American at College in Canada was relatable to those up north!

You missed the TV shows of your childhood when you read The 9 Disney Channel Shows We Miss the Most.

You’ve done all of the 11 Poses Girls Do in Pictures, haven’t you?

21 Thoughts Every Girl Has While Shopping at Forever 21 took you through the overwhelming process of shopping at our fave spot.

36 Signs You're a Second-Semester Senior covered everything from your obsession with the local bars to ignoring graduation related emails.