College Student Thoughts, As Told By Bob's Burgers

College Student Thoughts, As Told By Bob's Burgers

The Belcher's are one of the greatest TV families around and we can all relate to one of them at some point.

The family we all know and love describes so many thoughts that college students have perfectly. Whether it's Linda's random singing or Tina's groaning, we all can relate to one of the Belcher's or their crazy friends.

1. Going to your least favorite class of the week

Impatiently watching the clock, just waiting for the class to be over. Time seems to go by slower when you watch the clock the entire time.

2. When thinking about taking a nap and eating lunch gets the best of you

Gene is all of us everyday of the week.

3. Buying books for class and looking at the price

Seriously, why are textbooks so expensive? They should just be free.

4. When your friends ask you to go workout with them

Well, let's see. I haven't worked out in over a year and I'd rather just sit here and eat ice cream while watching Netflix.

5. Complaining to your roommates about how stressful your life is

Having papers, quizzes and projects due all at the same time and on top of that finding time to eat, sleep and work. So many things to do, so little time.

6. When you get a big paycheck at work

Watch out world, I'm making the big bucks and next Christmas is on me!

7. When you think you're dying so you go on WebMD to see what's wrong with you

Always thinking we have cancer because we believe everything we read online.

8. Ordering two appetizers at half apps

Sometimes you just need to treat yourself but then you end up not finishing both of them.

9. Studying for finals but trying to get sleep in at the same time

Sleep is for the weak anyways, right? We'll just run on caffeine and sugar.

10. When someone asks you about spring break

It's only October, why are you asking me about spring break? Either way, we're still thinking about it.

11. When someone starts talking about someone you don't like and you're trying to keep your cool

Hearing that one name makes us cringe more than ever.

12. When your professor doesn't curve the test scores because one student got 100%

Which means you ended up failing that exam and there's no way you can retake it. You win some you lose some.

13. "Hey are you okay?"

I just took three exams, had multiple homework assignments due and had to give a speech today, but it's okay. Everything's fine, can't you tell?

14. "Are you sure you want to do that? It seems dangerous and illegal."

Whatever it is, as long as it's fun and we don't get caught, I'm in.

15. When it's finally Friday and you can relax for the weekend

Realizing that everything is going to be okay, just keep your head up and stay positive. We only get one chance to be in college so we have to make the most of it.

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7 Reasons Why Literature Is So Important

"Literature Is One Of The Most Interesting And Significant Expressions Of Humanity." -P. T. Barnum

Today, there are too many people who believe that literature is simply not important or underestimate its abilities to stand the test of time and give us great knowledge. There is a stigma in society that implies one who is more inclined toward science and math will somehow be more successful in life, and that one who is more passionate toward literature and other art forms will be destined to a life of low-paying jobs and unsatisfying careers. Somewhere along the line, the world has come to think that literature is insignificant. To me, however, literature serves as a gateway to learning of the past and expanding my knowledge and understanding of the world. Here are just a few reasons why literature is important.

1. Expanding horizons

First and foremost, literature opens our eyes and makes us see more than just what the front door shows. It helps us realize the wide world outside, surrounding us. With this, we begin to learn, ask questions, and build our intuitions and instincts. We expand our minds.

2. Building critical thinking skills

Many of us learn what critical thinking is in our language arts classes. When we read, we learn to look between the lines. We are taught to find symbols, make connections, find themes, learn about characters. Reading expands these skills, and we begin to look at a sentence with a larger sense of detail and depth and realize the importance of hidden meanings so that we may come to a conclusion.

3. A leap into the past

History and literature are entwined with each other. History is not just about power struggles, wars, names, and dates. It is about people who are products of their time, with their own lives. Today the world is nothing like it was in the 15th century; people have changed largely. Without literature, we would not know about our past, our families, the people who came before and walked on the same ground as us.

4. Appreciation for other cultures and beliefs

Reading about history, anthropology, or religious studies provides a method of learning about cultures and beliefs other than our own. It allows you to understand and experience these other systems of living and other worlds. We get a view of the inside looking out, a personal view and insight into the minds and reasoning of someone else. We can learn, understand, and appreciate it.

5. Better writing skills

When you open a book, when your eyes read the words and you take in its contents, do you ask yourself: How did this person imagine and write this? Well, many of those authors, poets, or playwrights used literature to expand their writing.

6. Addressing humanity

All literature, whether it be poems, essays, novels, or short stories, helps us address human nature and conditions which affect all people. These may be the need for growth, doubts and fears of success and failure, the need for friends and family, the goodness of compassion and empathy, trust, or the realization of imperfection. We learn that imperfection is not always bad and that normal can be boring. We learn that life must be lived to the fullest. We need literature in order to connect with our own humanity.

Literature is important and necessary. It provides growth, strengthens our minds and gives us the ability to think outside the box.

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Here's Why You Find Lara Jean The Most Relatable Character Ever

If you haven't seen this movie, you've got to!


First of all, let's just say this is the cutest teen movie I've ever seen in my life.

All of the characters, while some of them may be a little trope-y, they're done in a way that makes them all authentic, honest and original. I love them all.

Everyone has a back story and is explained well enough that you know what their role is. Some movies don't do this well. Even though you basically know what's going to happen, because, at the end of the day it is still a teen movie, you're going to sob and maybe even scream.

But back to my queen, Lara Jean, and why she's the absolute best

1. She Has Amazing Style

Were y'all keeping up with the fact that she was putting complete and total looks together that entire time? From the socks to the scrunchies, to the shoes; she looked great every single day! I really can't even believe Gen tried to come for her? Rude.

2. Her Best Friend Is Also Cool

Chris AND Lara Jean together?! Stylish, fashionable, hilarious: iconic! 10/10, I love their friendship and how they're the only ones each other trusts. The way they take care of and look out for one another is great. Plus they both have such great personalities.

3. She Daydreams

I love how Lara Jean lives in her own head. She has all these ideas of what love is because she's read about it and imagined it, but she's never experienced it before. Reminds me of someone I know (me).

4. She Pushes People Away

Not necessarily a positive thing about her, but this makes Lara Jean a real person and less like every other perfect fairytale, teen romance movie to ever be made. She has a problem letting people in and her background and the dialogue in the movie actually explains why.

5. She's Not One Of The Popular Kids

Whenever they make a teen movie, there's always the popular kids and I love when the protagonist/main character isn't one of them. I wasn't one of them in high school, so making movies about the cool kids doesn't make them easy to root for.

6. She's a Person of Color

Do you know how great it is to see a POC as the lead in a teen movie? I watch a lot of these because I'm garbage and it's usually a blonde white girl who's like stereotypically attractive but not "popular," and it just makes the movie harder to relate to. I think having the lead be a person of color makes the movie a little more accessible to more people. Because people who look like Lara Jean can see themselves in her and it's important for young people of all types to be recognized in media so they can feel heard and understood. I just love that!

7. She Wins In The End

Even After Gen was terrible to her the whole movie and she lost Peter, Josh and her own freakin' sister, she eventually gets the boy and repairs her relationship with her best friend and her sister! Ahhh, We love a happy ending!

As I said before, this is truly one of the greatest movies I've seen in a very very very long time. All of the characters are so likable, even Lara Jean's dad. It's like "Mean Girls" but so much cuter and less dramatic.

As a fan of the genre of teen romance, I'm glad a movie like this exists, with a woman of color as the lead and a sad backstory, but a cute and witty family. It's truly all the things I ever wanted in a teen romance.

Thanks, "To All the Boys I've Loved Before."

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