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Artists To Watch: Lollapalooza 2015 Webstream

Yes, you can skip Alabama Shakes.

Jul 30, 2015

Tornadoes, Strikes, Somalia, and Gangnam Style [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

While you were crying over the Twitter hoax deaths of Morgan Freeman and Alfonso Ribiero (not Carlton!!!!), we were picking up the pieces and finding out what you missed. Here are the past week's top stories.

Sep 10, 2012

Jan 31, 2011

Current Events Cheat Sheet: Egyptians Protest for Peace

Since last Tuesday, Egyptians unhappy with their authoritative government have taken to the streets in protest. Inspired by the week prior’s events in Tunisia, the protesters are calling for the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Murabak and the in-statement of a democratic government. So far, though, American politicians have remained pretty quiet on their stance on the week’s riots.

Jul 16, 2010

Single. Though Someday, Maybe Not

After a hard week for this single girl last week, with the flashbacks to my own rough break up, it's good to have a vague hope that while things might not be swinging my way right now, someday they will. And maybe when that day comes, it will be with someone I already know and love.

Jun 24, 2010

The Intern’s Guide to Chicago

Welcome to Chicago! Summer in this city is quite possibly the most wonderful thing in the world (not like I'm biased...). I'm here to help you navigate Frank Sinatra's kind of town like a pro and not a tourist. Because while going to look down from the top of the Sears Tower (don't even think about calling it the Willis Tower) Sky Deck is a touristy essential, Chicago has so much more than just Michigan Ave and Navy Pier to explore.

Feb 10, 2010

Candy Dish: Illinois Is Rockin’

• An earthquake? In Illinois?! • It's a miracle MJ didn't die sooner. • Make your legs look longer. Like, way long. • Google goes couture? • Calgary students protest tuition hike...naked. • What makes people on the Internet so angry?!

Mar 15, 2009

The Five Questions We Ask Everyone: Top Chef Winner Stephanie Izard

If it’s one thing we’ve learned here at CC, it’s that all people are fascinating (Yes, even your econ professor). Let’s face it - people love to glimpse into the lives of other people. Disagree? Then please explain why you’re currently looking at your friend’s brother’s girlfriend’s cousin’s photos on Facebook.

Jan 23, 2009

G.W.W.E.: Rahm “Enforce Me” Emanuel

(We’re back with another weekly installment of G.W.W.E. [Guys We Wanna Eff]. As Inauguration Week draws to a close, all...

Dec 19, 2008

Candy Dish: Too Bad Colleges Don’t Get Snow Days

The Midwest is covered in snow that just won’ quit! Deep Throat has died. Is Oprah moving to D.C.? Soothe...