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For a lot of people, college means one thing: independence. You no longer have to live by Mom and Dad’s rules. You can go anywhere you want, stay out as long as you want and hang out with whomever you want. But with all this new freedom you have, it’s extremely important to take responsibility, especially when it comes to your personal safety. Whether it’s your first semester away from home or you’re a returning student, keep these crucial tips in mind to stay safe at college, no matter what situation you’re facing! Going out 1. Stick together We’re sure you’ve heard of the buddy system, so...
You may have stopped trick-or-treating when you went to middle school, but in college, Halloween is exciting again. Sure, there are theme parties on campus every weekend of the year, but nothing beats an awesome Halloween party! We’re super excited about Halloween here at Her Campus, so check out our tips on throwing an amazing party of your own this time around. Choose a specific theme. Go for a pop culture reference. Take a cue from Community and plan a spooky, Pulp Fiction-inspired party, or recreate a scene from your favorite horror movie. You can use children’s toy swords and fake blood...
Halloween is just around the corner, but we're not here to talk about that kind of scary. Sometimes the scariest moments in a girl's life aren't the ones that happen while she's watching a horror film, they're the ones that happen when she's least expecting it. Just reliving some of these may be enough to send you into an adrenaline-filled Nutella binge, so beware!  1. The moment you look in a mirror and realize you've had something stuck in your teeth since breakfast.  And you wonder if your friends really care about you at all if they let you walk around this way.  2. Sending a text to the...
George Clooney wed Amal Alamuddin this weekend in Venice, Italy, and as expected, it was a glamorous, star-studded event we only wish we could’ve snuck into.  Though we don’t know Alamuddin very well, we can tell we already love her (and thus approve of the union!). For starters, she’s a real smarty pants, and we admire that! Alamuddin is an Oxford-educated lawyer who specializes in international law and human rights. Her clients have even included WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange! Secondly, she’s beautiful! Her eyebrows are to die for. Oh, and she also speaks fluent French and Arabic, so no...
What’s more adorable than a baby? A baby dressed-up in a Halloween costume, of course! We scoured the web to bring you the cutest little nuggets of All Hallows’ Eve. Get ready to “aww” your brains out. Breakfast at Tiffany’s Isn’t she darling? This little lady’s take on Audrey Hepburn’s Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffany’s is spot-on. She’s going to grow up to be quite the fashionista some day. Hobo This pint-sized drifter looks like he just got back from a long night of trick-or-treating and his sad face breaks our hearts. Don’t you just want to take him home with you? Gnome We...