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Sep 10, 2012

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.

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.

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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.

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?!

Feb 10, 2010

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.

Mar 15, 2009

CC TV: Let’s Talk About Valentine’s Day

Do people really love Valentine’s Day, or loathe it. We wanted to find out so we took to the streets....

Feb 14, 2009

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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...

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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...

Dec 9, 2008

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevic To Do The Cell-Block Tango

I turned on the television this morning and I was flipping through the channels when I found something scathing to...

Nov 4, 2008

Decision 2008: Party like a President-Elect

They’re trooping off to the polls in the biting November chill, snug in their Uggs and North Faces zipped to...

Oct 27, 2008

Jennifer Hudson’s Nephew Found?

As you may already have read on an earlier post, Oscar-winning actress and American Idol contestant Jennifer Hudson is searching...

Oct 6, 2008

Help Bubba Get A Sex Change (Note: This Is REAL)

Do you know who Bubba is? You don‘t?! Obviously, you have no heart. Bubba is a cat who grew up...

Jul 22, 2008

Toxic Friends: A Manifesto

We all have one: the friend who blows you off, who drops you like a hot potato as soon as...

Jul 14, 2008

Am I Crazy for Trying Crazy Blind Date?

More and more people are looking for love online these days and I’ll admit, I’m one of them. I honestly...

Apr 28, 2008

Movin’ Out: A Warning to All Seniors

Dear Senior, Right about now you are probably rolling a keg back to your house and getting ready to celebrate...

Apr 3, 2008

Pete Wentz Lays It On Thick

Pete Wentz uses way more eyeliner than I do. And I’m okay with that. Because he’s sexy. Really sexy. And...

Mar 19, 2008

Does Oprah Really Know All? One Girl Tries to Find Out…

A 35-year-old graduate student in Chicago is conducting the best social experiment since The Real World. For the next year,...

Mar 7, 2008

CITY SPOTLIGHT: Happy Hour — Part One

It’s called “Happy Hour” because cheap food, cheap drinks, and the end of the work day= HAPPY. Being that most...

Mar 6, 2008

Give Big or Give Small. Just Give.

I love Oprah. I DVR her show every day, I read her magazine every month and I have even flown...

Feb 21, 2008

Makin’ Moves After Graduation

Senior year of college marks the beginning of an entirely new lifestyle. Here are a few of the top post-graduation...

Jan 23, 2008

My Journey Into the Land of Oprah

I don’t know if I should be embarrassed to say this, but I have a confession to make: I love ...

Aug 1, 2007

Cyber Booze Makes a Buzz

In case you’ve been left out of the loop, is a website dedicated to the sheer pleasure of being...

Mar 17, 2007

The Best Would-Be Commencement Address

As graduation time for many college seniors is looming in the distance, it’s important to remember the wise words of...