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15 GIFs That Sum Up Your College Experience

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The college experiences comes with a series of different phases. Freshman year can feel chaotic and overwhelming. Sophomore brings an overwhelming sense of coolness to your demeanor. Junior year was the most stressful. The bleak realization that you only have two years left. By senior year your was so completely burnt out and done with the college life, ready to throw in the towel and exchange any street cred acquired for a bus pass straight to adulthood. Here are 15 GIFs that sum the feeling up perfectly on College Candy…

Female Olympic Athletes Come In All Shapes And Sizes

Olympic Women

125 Olympic athletes were photographed by Howard Schatz to exemplify body diversity in even the most fine tuned of human forms. A woman’s body is a personal thing that has historically been made public. Whether that objectification comes from the male gaze or the mainstream media, many times our bodies can feel like they’re constantly under scrutiny, comparison or just not good enough. It’s even worse when we project these ideals onto ourselves. When I saw the body diversity amongst, quite literally, some of the greatest athletes in the entire world, I was struck by how unique and gorgeous each of these women were. Find all of the Olympic athlete photos on College Candy…

Expectation Vs. Reality: The Walk Of Shame (As Told By GIFS)

Walk Of Shame

Ah, the “Walk of Shame” – every college girl’s nightmare. While I prefer to call it the “Stride of Pride” there are definitely inevitable questions I will encounter on my journey. Will there be a hoard of immature frat guys clapping as you exit? Will you accidentally leave something at the scene of the crime? Will you seriously have to walk miles to your home? Perhaps. This is where your expectations might not meet with reality. Find out how it usually goes down on College Candy…

This Couple Broadcasts All Their Fights On Twitter — Brilliant Idea Or Horrible Idea?

Twitter Relationship Fights

When I first started to read the New York Magazine article about a couple from Chicago that broadcasted all their fights on Twitter, I was skeptical. I thought: Ugh attention whores! They’re as bad as the junior high couples on Facebook who writes passive-aggressive comments about each other. Get over yourselves! Check out some of their most hilarious and also relatable tweets on College Candy…

True Life: I Hate My Mother

hate my mother

My mother is vindictive, controlling and outright mean. If I could list the ways she passive aggressively told me I was fat, told me my boyfriend was too stupid, too nerdy, too poor, to high maintenance, whatever—if I could count the times she’s implied I was stupid, that my only success would come with marrying a wealthy man or that what I was doing was just not good enough—I’d have a very long list. Read more on College Candy…

Are You A F**king Feminist?

fucking feminist

Last week, Kelly Clarkson confused a lot of people by saying that she’s not a feminist. Actually, it wasn’t Kelly’s denial of feminism that confused people. I’m pretty sure Kelly Clarkson would be pissed if she found out she were getting a smaller cut of her record sales than the male musicians on her label. I’m pretty sure she’d be pissed if someone told her that a singing career isn’t appropriate for a woman. Read more on College Candy …

Trojan Releases College Sexual Health Report Card

trojan report card

Trojan and Sperling’s Best Places just completed their 8th Annual National College Sexual Health Ranking by evaluating key factors at 140 colleges and universities around the country. For the first time, Princeton University snagged the title of No. 1 on the list, having sat in the Top 10 for three straight years. Today, the entire list of ranked schools is revealed. See where each campus ranked in terms of sexual health on College Candy…

New Anti-Rape Shorts For Women Have Special Locks To Prevent Sexual Assault

Rape Proof Underwear

A company called AR Wear is offering a wearable line of protection for “when things go wrong”. What does that mean exactly? Well, to put it bluntly, they’ve invented anti-rape shorts. AR Wear has taken their product to Indiegogo to gather funding to make these shorts a large-scale reality. Read more on College Candy…

15 Scary-Ass Halloween Cakes That Look Yucky

scary ass halloween cakes

I have NO IDEA how people are eating these cakes. Some of these images hit a little too close to my sense memory and make me gag. On the other hand, it’s cake and who would ever say no to cake? See 14 more scary-ass Halloween cakes on College Candy

Plus-Size Model Robyn Lawley Talks Dangerous Thigh Gaps

thigh gap

Plus size model Robyn Lawley penned a wonderful post on The Daily Beast about the dangers of thigh gaps and “thinspiration.” What I especially liked about her post was that she avoided body shaming of any kind while making valid points about how the media, “thinspo,” and thigh gaps can erode the self-esteem and body image of women.

Robyn writes about how disturbing the so-called inspiration has become, “Everywhere online, users are posting aspirational pictures of thigh gaps, used as inspiration for weight loss and dieting. ‘I want the thigh gap. Right now, I could start a fire b/t my thighs,’ one user laments on Pinterest. ’No goal was ever achieved without thigh gap.’”

Remember Robyn is a successful plus size model who was featured in H&M‘s swimwear campaign. Robyn is celebrated for the body she has, she’s paid to have the body that she has, which is bigger and curvier than standard models, yet that doesn’t mean the world is kind to her. Read more on College Candy…

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