Posts by The Mash

How to dress up like T-Swift from “Shake It Off” Entertainment

Pay homage to T-Swift's style this Halloween

Long distance, lost interest

Opinion & Advice

Dr. T and Masher Claire Quinlan tackle this reader's question about long distance relationships

What I’ve learned from working with the elderly


Volunteering with the elderly gave Masher Charlie Connelly a different outlook on life.

What’s the difference between EA and ED?

College & Career

We help you understand the basics of early action and early decision

If you could go back in time, what would you tell your freshman self?


We asked, you answered our question of the week

Assigned reading: Is it too heavy for teens?

Opinion & Advice

Mashers Joi Gillette and Saul Mejia sound off on this week's topic

PHOTOS: Chicago in Miniature


Chicago Tribune photographer Brian Cassella used a tilt-shift lens to capture the Windy City in miniature form.

Celeb Halloween Costume Ideas


Don't know what to be for Halloween this year? Here are some ideas inspired by your favorite celebrities.