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Now, we don’t want to encourage you to procrastinate or anything (we take school very seriously here, duh) but we also know that sometimes what you really need during an intense study session is a quick break, to laugh a little, catch up on what’s trending and in the news, and recharge before you  sit down to write that 10 page essay. The College Mixer is our attempt at making things easier for you — here are today’s top links from around the web!


March Madness 2014: Who Busted Your NCAA Tournament Bracket? (via NJ.com)

duke basketball

So March Madness has been filled with major, major upsets this year, Duke’s loss probably being the biggest. In the Yahoo! Sports bracket challenge, 97.6% of all entries picked Duke to win the game. And of course the devastation to your bracket didn’t end there, seeing how most of us believed that Duke would go pretty far in the competition.

As Acceptance Letters Come Rolling In, People Are Taking Selfies to Celebrate (via USA Today)

accepted to college

But first…let me take a selfie. Rather than screaming and running around the house when they receive their college acceptances, members of the class of 2018 are taking selfies. Not totally shocking, but pretty hilarious. Check out these awesome pics.

What The Northwestern Football Union Means For College Sports (via Time)

Kain Colter, Ramogi Huma

Kain Colter announced in late January that most of the current football players at Northwestern had signed cards petitioning for a union. After a five-day hearing in late February, the Chicago office of the National Labor Relations Board affirmed the players’ position that they were employees of the university. How does that forever change the way college sports is played?

The 38 Best Disney Channel Original Movies (via Buzzfeed)

best disney channel movies

There is nothing better than looking back at Disney Channel original movies and reminiscing on the good ole days. These movies are the ultimate throwback. And while you’re reading this article, try to fight back on the tears of feeling super, super old.

Ellen DeGeneres Takes On That Famous Target Photoshop Fail (via Haute Talk)

 We’ve all heard about this epic Target photoshop fail. And what makes this entire controversy even more hilarious? Ellen Degenerous.

 What was your favorite link of the day?