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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!


Watch Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Magical Trailer Starring Angelina Jolie (via Indiewire)

I don’t know about you, but Maleficent was by far one of my favorite Disney villains. And to witness Angelina Jolie play her in a live-action re-imagination of ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ is enough reason for me fangirl until the movie comes out. You get a quick introduction very obviously tying the premise of ‘Maleficent’ to the original Disney animated film before getting glorious looks into new footage of Jolie playing the villain. So. Excited.

The 26 Best People on the Subway (via Thrillist)

Best People on the Subway

I went to college in the city and used the subway during rush hour to get to class each morning. You can only imagine the number of people who make life just a tiny bit harder because they are so unbelievably inconsiderate of other’s feelings. But cue the folks who make me believe that there is an ounce of goodness in humanity left. At least an ounce. I’m not going to get greedy and ask for more than that.

Miley Cyrus Going ‘Unplugged’ on MTV (via Hollywood Reporter)

Miley Cyrus New Year's Eve

During last night’s ‘Teen Wolf’ airing, MTV announced a new music special, ‘Miley Cyrus: MTV Unplugged,’ to air Wednesday, January 29 at 9pm ET/PT. I’m personally excited because I really enjoy when Miley Cyrus goes low-key with her performances. We’ll see what this music special has to offer.

The Best Universities for Undergraduate Teaching (via HuffPost College)

Dartmouth College Best Undergraduate Teachers

Spoiler alert: Dartmough College is the best university for undergraduate teaching. Again. Which is cool, but I have a feeling my Dartmouth friends are going to be bragging about this news on Facebook… Again. We get it; you went to an awesome school. Let’s move on with our lives now.

The 20 Worst Parts About Coming Back from a Semester Abroad (via Buzzfeed)

This is too much gif study abroad

As someone who still misses her time abroad over three years later, I can attest to every piece of this list. Sigh…

What was your favorite link of the day?