Skip to the article , or search this site. It was the same thing every day. I waited at the corner of Freeman Road and Eisenhower Circle for the bus, watching my breath turn to white puffs in the cold Midwestern air. I bounced on one foot to warm up, then the other, and willed the bus to come closer. I boarded and made my way towards my usual spot in the back.
It is a well-known fact that being a redhead is a percent guarantee of admission to Colorado College. To those unfamiliar with CC, this Ginger Phenomenon is downright uncanny. How did so many gingers come to inhabit the CC campus? Redheaded freshman Kat Teter has a different theory. Whatever the reasons for the phenomenon, coming to CC has been a blessing for many redheads who felt out of place among blondes and brunettes in high school; now, one must only stand in the pancake line to find red, flowing solidarity. Yet for gingers who have long prided themselves on the rarity of their hair color, many feel that their uniqueness is threatened at CC.
You probably have fair skin too. Which means you burn in the sun like a plate of bubbling bacon. This, coupled with the fact that redheads are more sensitive to pain makes for a truly screwed up combination.
You think you know, but you have no idea. Settle in and let me drop some fire-engine red knowledge on you. Damn you, South Park , for putting this idea out for the world to entertain. Emma Stone. Good soul.