Desiree – Columbia University

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Jan 18, 2010

Can Steven Spielberg Tell MLK’s Story?

Every year as schoolchildren, we studied the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. By now we all know the story: Dr. King was a preacher, a family man, an activist who fought for freedom, standing against the fire hoses and then gunned down in his prime. He was a good man, practically a saint, and he wanted us all to be friends.

Nov 23, 2009

Are You Prepared For Thanksgiving Break?

Congratulations, freshwomen; you're almost done with your first semester of college! Finals are coming faster than you can say "blue book," but before you get there, you have one last big hurdle: going home for Thanksgiving. If you haven't been home yet during the semester, odds are, you're excited to see your friends and, though you'd hate to admit it, your family.

Aug 17, 2009

In Defense of Hipsters

I want to propose the unthinkable: I think hipsters are kind of OK. Many, many people disagree - even some here at CollegeCandy - but if you can look past the obvious (like the mustaches and the outline of the boys' genitalia through their super tight denim), I think our friends in Bushwick and the 'Burg have some redeeming qualities.