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Lena Dunham's book, Not That Kind of Girl, was released on September 30, and we're all freaking out about her continual brilliance. Lena first became a queen to us all when the oh-so-relatable Girls premiered on HBO. Created by and starring Lena Dunham, Girls' comedic and dramatic modern-day look at the honest (and often miserable) moments in the lives of four New York City women was an instant hit. Lena is a witty writer, a relatable actress, a brilliant advocate for feminism and simply a badass. We're celebrating Lena's book with nine quotes with which Lena Dunham proved to be our spirit...
As collegiettes, it can be a struggle to build up a big budget for your apartment. Cheap furniture is often the best way to go, but it’s not always the best-looking stuff! Lucky for you, we gathered advice from some crafty collegiettes for how to upgrade your furniture. Here are some neat DIY tricks to make your furniture look like it’s in tip-top shape. 1. Add brass corners Sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest differences! That’s the case with brass corners, an easy DIY project for almost any piece of furniture. You can jazz up dressers, desk corners or photo frames with some...
Thinking of creative costumes every year for an entire Halloween weekend is hard enough, but some pet owners manage to impress us with their original costumes for their lovable best friends as well. We all know how hard it is to stand out in a sea of costumes. It takes time and preparation. If you’ve ever managed to whip up an original costume the day before Halloween, we praise you. Somehow, these dog owners found the time to extend their creativity and use it to not necessarily help them be remembered, but to help their dogs be remembered. These pups managed to catch our attention in...
They say that acceptance is the first step to recovery, so we’re just going to say it: we are too old for trick-or-treating. Instead of running around our neighborhoods with bags full of Kit Kat bars and Twizzlers, we have upgraded to dressing up as provocative animals (à la Mean Girls) and partying on frat row. However, some campuses beat most colleges’ Halloween-themed frat parties with some seriously awesome traditions. Don’t believe us? Check out these 10 spooky celebrations, ranked in order of epicness. 10. Harvey Mudd College’s Halloweiner  Imagine if your two favorite holidays—...
Everyone loves a #tbt, and even though Halloween this year is on a Friday, it’s still the perfect chance for an old-school reference as a costume. Here are some Halloween costumes every ‘90s girl will love! 1. Lizzie McGuire Lizzie McGuire is too classic not to be your Halloween costume! If only your closet was as cool as hers back in the day. All you need are some super-bright, patterned bell-bottom pants and an equally vibrant top. Crimp your hair (if you still own one of those ancient artifacts), throw on a thick headband and you’re good to go. You can even get two friends to join you as...