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Spectrum | Sep. 26 5:58 pm EST
the plague

What it’s like being sick in college, as told through GIFs

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It’s the season of the four-day (or eight-day, or endless) cold. The first flu fairs aren’t until October, the noodles in Milano’s chicken noodle soup are still too hard to eat, and your roommate will kill you if you get sick.

So you get sick.

You might realize it with a tickle in your throat as you’re falling asleep:

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The Eye | Jun. 28 7:08 pm EST
Bookin' It

Kaling mailing it in?

Reading the recently released excerpt of Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, the forthcoming book from Mindy Kaling (writing/producer/director/customer service ditz Kelly Kapoor on The Office), I had the sense that she’d make a great advice columnist for 14-year-olds. It’s not that anything she says is wrong, really (except for the bizarre part where she makes fun of people who don’t get LASIK), it was just cliché, and sort of condescending.

Did you know that being unpopular in high school doesn’t doom you for life? Did you know that one-night-stands might not be amazing? Did you know that you shouldn’t say “retarded”? If not, Mindy Kaling is here to help! While sounding like one of those books your parents give you when you’re 12 to explain adolescence: “Later, when you’re grown up, you realize you never get to hang out with your family. You pretty much only have 18 years to spend with them full-time and that’s it.” Thank God there’s a cool 31-year-old around to tell us this stuff. More »

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