iraq

Feb 17, 2013

Bombing in Iraq Kills 21, Injures Over 100

We here at CC are sad to report of the bombings that occurred in Baghdad, Iraq. The bombs exploded in Baghdad on Sunday morning, police have said.

Dec 3, 2012

Jackie from Krispy Kreme Will Restore Your Faith in the World [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

I would really, really love it if there was just one week where this column didn't involve me writing about people killing each other. Yeah, sorry to be a downer. Call me Miss America, but all I want is world peace! Luckily, we've got a viral video this week that will cheer you up after you make it through the sad headlines.

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.

Current Events Cheat Sheet: Congrats, Libya!

The former Libyan leader, or to put it more accurately, the former brutal, oppressive dictator, Moammar Gadhafi, was killed Thursday. Gadhafi died following a NATO air strike, which for some justifies President Obama's decision to initiate the airwar. Libyan rebels fighting for a democratic nation celebrated in the streets when they heard the news, but of course, things aren't so simple.

Obama’s Peace Prize—For or Against?

When I heard this morning that Barack Obama had been awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, I was pretty much speechless. I’m not entirely sure how to react to this announcement.

The CC Weekly Weigh In: We Have Some Dreams

Next week is pretty huge. Not only is Barack Obama being inaugurated as the first black president of the United...

Jan 16, 2009

Jan 14, 2009

The Real World Brooklyn: Same Sh*t, Different City (and a Transgendered Female)

“Wanna see what happens when people stop being nice and start getting real”? Well if your answer is yes, then...

Dec 15, 2008

In Case You Missed It: George Bush and the Flying Shoes

Remember George Bush? Yeah, that guy. The one who lives in the White House and makes executive decisions. No, the...

Nov 13, 2008

Candy Dish: Deco Your Fashion, Prez Bush Shocks Us All

Art Deco is in. At least when it comes to your clothes. This is a real “shocker.” A soldier blogs...

Oct 7, 2008

We Want The Truth! CC’s Questions for Tonight’s Presidential Debate

Tonight is the 2nd Presidential Debate, which is sure to be awesome (even if it’s not nearly as hyped as...

Aug 13, 2008

America’s Tweenophelia And Why It Has To Stop

The time has come for someone to stand up and scream at the top of their lungs, “America, stop being...

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...

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...

Jun 13, 2008

Candy Dish: Black Kitties Bring Good Luck (b/c they’re ADORABLE)

Is a ladder more likely to fall on you today? Lucky Jeans is having a huge SALE. A Stop Lossed...

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...