Life & Other Drugs

Next on Your Binge-Watching List: Winnie The Pooh

December 2, 2017

During the life-changing, magical, magnificently spectacular three years that I have been a member of Netflix, I have binge-watched more shows than I am willing to admit. Actually, if I’m being completely honest, I have the attention span of an 8-year-old girl whose mom forgot to give her Ritalin this morning, so “binge” really isn’t the appropriate word to use. I don’t think I’ve ever watched more than 2 consecutive episodes at a time of anything, ever. Continue Reading…

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Thanksgiving Break: 4 Days or 4 Weeks?

November 13, 2017

Across America, people celebrate Thanksgiving as a time to eat delicious food, spend time with family, and buy obscenely expensive plane tickets home (k maybe not that last one). But in college, Thanksgiving takes on a whole new meaning. Right when we begin to reach that point in the semester when we literally cannot deal, Thanksgiving rolls around and gives us a much-needed break. Many of us get the chance to go home for the first time since August and eat a real home-cooked meal.

As a senior, I’ve realized that like many things in college, the meaning of Thanksgiving Break changes during these four years. One year you can’t believe that your grades won’t drop if you miss a lecture, and the next year you skip half your lectures in November and hope your professor is still feeling thankful to have you in their class. It’s pretty easy to tell what year someone is based on their approach to Thanksgiving Break: Continue Reading…

It's a Girl Thing, Life & Other Drugs, Listicles, Uncategorized

8 Domestic Things That Make Me Wish I Wasn’t a Human

October 25, 2017

Like most of us, I had to help around the house while I was growing up. These “chores” included walking the dog, taking out the trash, unloading the dishwasher, cleaning my room, and maybe, on rare occasion, cooking.

I thought these tasks were the bulk of what went into maintaining an adult existence, but it turns out I was very, very wrong. There is, in fact, a whole new plate of adult responsibilities I was not prepared for. Here are 8 allegedly easy things that we all hate more than we should:

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