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Sep 3, 2008

To Transfer or Not to Transfer: That is the Question!

Remember your senior year of high school? Touring colleges, trying not to get your hopes up. Retaking the SAT for...

Aug 4, 2008

Has the Miley Cyrus-Hype Gone Too Far?

We’ve always gone nuts for celebrities. Back in the day it was Shirley Temple, Judy Garlin, and Marilyn Monroe. Rock...

Jul 30, 2008

Earthquakes, Los Angeles and How We Deal

Yesterday at 2:53pm EST my phone rang. “Hello?” “Sweetie” (it was my mom), “There’s been an earthquake” My heart stopped....

Jul 18, 2008

Why Women Become Suicide Bombers

Whether you are pro or anti Iraq war, I’m sure you’ll agree that Iraqi society is in shambles. Of course...

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Jul 16, 2008

McCain vs. Obama: War vs. Peace? Come now, It Can’t Be That Simple (and more)

It’s time for the news with Kandy Korrespondent! Well as the national presidential race gets into full swing it seems...

McCain’s Budget-Balancing Boasts Under Fire (and More!)

On Tuesday, the United States and Czech Republic signed the first part of the controversial missile defense system pact. Russia...

Jul 9, 2008

Hey America, Wake Up and Smell the Racism!

This past week CC asked our readers whether or not racism was still an issue in the country. You all...

Jul 8, 2008

German Man Tears Hitler’s Head Off (and More!)

And Now the News with Kandy Korrespondent!The Group of Eight (G8) summit is taking place this week on the...

Jul 7, 2008

Jul 5, 2008

Ruslana Korshunova’s Death: Suicide or Secret Russian Mob Conspiracy?

At 2:30 pm on June 28th, 20 year old Kazakh model, Ruslana Korshunova, fell from the balcony of her Manhattan...

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Jul 3, 2008

Firefox 3 Release Breaks World Record (and More!)

It’s time for a quick dose of news with Kandy Korrespondent! On Wednesday the Colombian military successfully rescued 15 hostages...

Jun 30, 2008

The “Sworn Virgins” of Albania, or, Learning to Have Fun as a Woman

Casually surfing the web this past week, I came across a recent New York Times article with the headline “Albanian...

Jun 27, 2008

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of DC Thugs (and More)

DC Chief of Police, Mayor, and City Official React to Supreme Court’s Decision on Thursday On Thursday the US Supreme...

Jun 25, 2008

Re-Charge Your Phone With the Power of Dance — Seriously (and More)

And Now the News with Kandy Korrespondent On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of ending the...

Jun 23, 2008

Hate Your Life? Buy Ian Ushers’ on Ebay (and More!)

On Sunday, presidential opposition candidate Morgan Tsvangirai quit the race ending all hopes of a Mugabe-free Zimbabwe in the near...

Jun 20, 2008

Guantanamo, Water-boarding, Secret Prisons…Who Are You and What Have You Done to My America?

I don’t know if it’s just me, but it really seems like a day doesn’t go by without seeing some...

Jun 18, 2008

Over 2,386 Marriage Licences Granted in CA as Same-Sex Marriage is Legalized (and more!)

It’s time for the news with Kandy Korrespondent! On Monday, California performed its first round of legally recognized same-sex marriages....

Jun 16, 2008

UK Protesters Send Message to US: Stop the Illegal War and Repression of Civil Liberties! (and more!)

It’s your daily dose of Kandy Korrespondent! International tensions are building up once more over Irans’ nuclear program. On June...

Jun 13, 2008

Iowa Mourns Tornado Tragedy at Boy Scout Camp, (and more!)

It’s your daily dose of Kandy Korrespondent! A tornado ripped through the Little Sioux boyscout camp in Iowa, on Wednesday...

Jun 12, 2008

Why the Hell is Gas is over $4 a Gallon?!: An Attempt to Explain

“Dude—what is up with gas prices??” This is the question on all of our lips in one form or another....

Jun 11, 2008

Bush’s Final Visit to Germany Goes Unprotested: “Bush is not even popular in the role of the enemy anymore.” (and more)

It’s the news with Kandy Korrespondent! On Tuesday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon opened the UN Aids conference in New York...

Jun 10, 2008

16,500 Condoms, 125 Scientists, 4 Months of Antarctic Darkness, hmmmm… (and more!)

Get your news groove on with Kandy Korrespondent! According to a recent report by Human Rights Watch, at least two-thirds...

Jun 9, 2008

Hamburgers Partake in Neapolitan Garbage Suprise, Laura Bush Visits Afghanistan (and more!)

It’s the news with Kandy Korrespondent! First Lady Laura Bush made a surprise visit to Afghanistan over the weekend to...

Jun 7, 2008

Zimbabwe Aid Organization Ban Puts Millions at Risk, (and more!)

It’s the News with Kandy Korrespondent! Democratic presidential nominee-apparent, Obama and soon to be ex-presidential candidate Clinton shared a private...

Jun 7, 2008

A Valley Girl’s Close Encounter of the Tornado Kind

This past Wednesday afternoon, my boyfriend, Alec, and I decided to head to the local Starbucks to do some reading...

Jun 4, 2008

Hillary’s Defeat: A Testament to Societal Treatment of Aggressive and “Shrill” Women

From the moment John Edwards dropped out of the race in January, everyone knew this would be no ordinary primary...

Jun 4, 2008

Obama Secures Nomination, The Kennedy Curse, (and more!)

It’s the news with Kandy Korrespondent! Yesterday saw a climactic end to the democratic presidential race. Superdelegates rushed to throw...

Jun 3, 2008

“Hillary Clinton: Will She or Won’t She?” Stay in the Loop With CC’s Continuing Coverage of Tonights’ Primaries

As voters in South Dakota and Montana finish voting tonight in the last democratic primary of the election, “Hillary Clinton:...

Jun 2, 2008

Fire Strikes Universal Studios Hollywood, Japanese Closet-Dwelling Woman Discovered, (and more!)

I am sad to announce that legendary fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent passed away in Paris on Sunday at the...

May 24, 2008

CC Reviews Cloverfield (on DVD), Indiana Jones, and A Jihad for Love

The College Candy Movie Review showcases three newly released Movies and/or DVDs—one for each of our three classifications: “Best Date...

May 24, 2008

Gas Gets MORE Expensive, Fed Court Rules That US Discriminates Against the Blind (and More)

And Now the News with Kandy Korrespondent. As the average price of gas rose to $3.80 nationally, Congress made further...

May 23, 2008

Seizure of Children During April Raid Declared Illegal, How You Can Help Chinese Earthquake Victims (and more!)

And now the news with Kandy Korrespondent. On Thursday, the Texas Third Appeal Court US ruled that officials had no...

May 21, 2008

South African Army Mobilized, Sen. Kennedy Recieves Fatal Diagnosis, (and more!)

It’s today’s news with Kandy Korrespondent! On Wednesday President Thabo Mbeki announced the deployment of the South African army in...

May 20, 2008

Clinton to Obama: This is SO not over!, World’s Worst Poet Takes Down Harry Potter (and More!)

And now the news with Kandy Korrespondent: On Monday, Presidential hopeful Hilary Clinton made it clear that she will continue...

May 17, 2008

CC Reviews Prince Caspian, I’m Not There, and Speed Racer

The CollegeCandy Movie Review showcases three newly released Movies and/or DVDs—one for each of our three classifications: “Best Date Movie”...

May 17, 2008

My Story: Dealing With Death

Early one morning a year ago in Vlissingen, Netherlands, a 21- year old named Ruth de Visser died in her...

May 16, 2008

Detroit Symphany Makes Robot’s Dream Come True, CA Grants Same-Sex Couples Right to Wed, (and more!)

Drum roll please… It’s the news with Kandy Korrespondent! (wild applause) anyways: The California Supreme Court has overturned the state’s...