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  • Need Cute Gameday Duds? Check Out These Stores!

    Need Cute Gameday Duds? Check Out These Stores!

    Back to school means lots of college sporting events to attend. Showing team spirit can be tough - licensed sporting gear can be on the pricy side, and there isn't always a lot of fashion-forward selection to choose from. Luckily there are lots of clothing stores that sell gear to deck you out for the next game. These may not be the real jersey deal, but they are budget friendly and cute!

  • Current Events Cheat Sheet: The Crisis in Japan

    Current Events Cheat Sheet: The Crisis in Japan

    After the being struck by the biggest earthquake in recorded history, Japan attempts to clean up. The biggest hurdle right now? The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. The plant was hit hard by the earthquake and has since experienced two explosions, leaving many people worried about a nuclear meltdown that could kill over 10,000 people.

  • UConn Women’s Basketball Team Breaks Records, No One Cares?

    UConn Women’s Basketball Team Breaks Records, No One Cares?

    Our hats go off to the UConn women's basketball team for winning their 89th consecutive game! This latest win makes these talented ladies the winningest team in NCAA basketball history, topping the 88-game winning streak set in the 1970s by the UCLA men's basketball team.

  • College… Quidditch?

    College… Quidditch?

    It’s no secret that Harry Potter and his fantastical friends have taken the Muggle-world by storm. As we anxiously await the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, it's not tough to lose hours daydreaming of charging through the brick wall to Platform 9 ¾, hopping on the Hogwarts express, and challenging evil with a wand in hand.

  • Duke It Out: NCAA’s First Transgender Player

    Duke It Out: NCAA’s First Transgender Player

    Recently Kye Allums became the first publicly transgendered student-athlete in NCAA history to play as a male identifying player on the George Washington University women's basketball team. It's a big step for transgendered athletes everywhere and first off I have to say kudos to him.

  • Duke Vs. Butler: Who’s Gonna Win It?

    Duke Vs. Butler: Who’s Gonna Win It?

    After weeks of nail biting games, on-the-buzzer wins, bracket disappointment (I was losing to my 11-year-old cousin before the Elite 8 even started) and a lot of weeknight drinking, the NCAA National Championship game is finally here. Which means one more night of intense beer drinking while my guy friends talk sh*t to each other.

  • Coupled. New Year’s Resolutions

    Coupled. New Year’s Resolutions

    I'm a resolution maker. I think January 1 is a great time to stop, think about the things you want to do better for yourself, and start the improvement process. And while I've set a few for myself this year (thanks to that post-holiday trip to the scale), what I'm most excited for are the resolutions I've set for my relationship.

  • The Rival Rundown: UConn vs Tennessee

    The Rival Rundown: UConn vs Tennessee

    This week we deviate from our typical Rival Rundown in two ways. First, we'll be covering a (women's!) basketball rivalry, as the athletic calendar moves into a new season. Second, this rivalry--between the University of Connecticut and the University of Tennessee--has been canceled!

  • The Rival Rundown: USC vs UCLA

    The Rival Rundown: USC vs UCLA

    This week we hit up the West Coast as we examine the two hottest schools in Los Angeles- the University of Southern California and the University of California- Los Angeles. Amidst the beautiful SoCal climate and a city rife with movie sets and superstars, private USC and public UCLA compete to find out which is most elite in the City of Angels.

  • The Big Dance: College’s Super Sweet 16.

    The Big Dance: College’s Super Sweet 16.

    It's Sweet Sixteen time, baby! And you know in this case there are no birthday cakes, cute presents, or super spoiled kids living it up on MTV. We're talking hardcore, fast and furious, make it or break it time.

  • The Big Dance: Day 1

    The Big Dance: Day 1

    And so it begins. After 11 long, tortuous, pain-staking months of waiting... the Big Dance is finally here.

  • Let the March Madness Begin!

    Let the March Madness Begin!

    March Madness kicks off today with the first 16 teams competing to move ahead, and while one CollegeCandy writer isn't into the games, everyone else in the world is.

  • Not So Mad About March Madness

    Not So Mad About March Madness

    Selection Sunday is over. The 64 college basketball teams have been chosen and March Madness has officially begun. I’ve already received 26 invitations from guys...

  • Candy Dish: Basketball Fever!

    Candy Dish: Basketball Fever!

    It’s NCAA tournament time! WTF is up with Lindsay Lohan? Are Drew Barrymore and Mac Guy back together? Beyonce is making us dumb. Light jeans...

  • Sports Talk: A Girl’s Perspective

    Sports Talk: A Girl’s Perspective

    Sorry, but I don’t really like sports (or feigning interest in them to get a guy’s attention). If a guy likes football more than me,...