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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!


New Worry for College Students: Food Insecurity (via Time)

We all make jokes about being broke college students, and while most of the time we really are pretty close to broke, it’s not always a joke. An increasing number of students are finding it harder and harder to afford meals, let alone go out with friends.

21 Wicked Disney Valentine’s Day Cards From Your Favorite Villains (via BuzzFeed)

Jafar Villaintine Disney Villain Valentines

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and if you really want to impress your sweetheart (or your besties, or that crush in your Calculus class) you should give them one of these Disney Villain valentines (villaintines, if you will). All of them are fabulous, but this Jafar one is my favorite. Amazing.

Top College Endowments Per Student in 2013 (via Washington Post)

Wondering what your school’s endowment is? If you attend one of these schools in the DC metro area, you’ll find out! Washington Post has a list of the top college endowments (based on the number of students.) The top 3 are Washington and Lee University, University of Richmond, and University of Virginia.

Justin Bieber Arrested for 2nd Time in a Week (via CBS)

Justin Bieber Arrested

On top of his DUI/drag racing arrest, Justin Bieber also got in trouble for an alleged assault. He turned himself in to Toronto police last night, and there’s even a petition to revoke his green card and have him deported back to Canada. Even Selena Gomez has moved on, bro.

Miley Cyrus grinds with Madonna for MTV’s ‘Unplugged’ (via LA Times)

BESTPIX - Miley Cyrus: MTV Unplugged - Fixed Show

Last night on MTV, Miley Cyrus: Unplugged aired. Featuring Madonna and a lot of grinding/denim/tongue, it was for sure an interesting show. Did you watch? What did you think?

What were your favorite links of the day?