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Feb 4, 2013

Super (Beyonce) Bowl, Blackouts, and a Kid President [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

The day after the Super Bowl: if you were partying it up last night, sorry about that hangover. If, like me, you only tuned in at halftime to see Beyonce and Destiny's Child give the BEST halftime performance ever, congratulations, your thoughts are probably still full of her fabulousness.

Jan 28, 2013

Women in Combat, Norovirus, and Manti Te’o Songified [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Katie Couric pushed Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o for some answers about his fake-dead-girlfriend controversy. And because the internet is beautiful, the Gregory Brothers songified it. Why, why, Manti?

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.

Texas Wants Out and Black Friday Shoppers Go Cray [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Happy Monday! (That was semi-sarcastic.) I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving, full of delicious food and low on family awkwardness (hey, a girl can dream). This week's news is dominated by Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, but I did my best to dig out the other stories. Read on!

Nov 26, 2012

So What Did Gen. Petraeus Do, Anyway? [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

OMG you guys, football! There must be some exciting things going on because I can hardly think or type right now thanks to the guy down the hall who loves to scream at the TV when football games are on!

Nov 19, 2012

Presidential Jokes, Zumba Brothel, and Honey Boo Boo [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Apparently football season is in full swing, because all the guys in my dorm are spending more and more time yelling at the TV. Here are the week's top stories.

Oct 22, 2012

Mar 22, 2012

Should Fashion Modeling Require a Doctor's Note?

Some people say Adele is too fat (are you kidding me, Karl?), while others say Angelina Jolie is too skinny (what a tiny right leg to cause such a meme!). In a world with eating disorders, push-up bras and hair colors that rotate like pairs of underwear, does a healthy female body image even exist? Israel is out to find out by banning underweight fashion models for good!

Jan 8, 2009

Israel vs. Hamas: Who is at Fault?

Israel has been under attack since its creation in 1948. Due to many people’s hatred of the Jewish community, the...

Jan 5, 2009

Candy Dish: It’s (Girl Scout) Cookie Time!

Yeah, baby; Girl Scout Cookies are on sale! Is Artie Lange in rehab? Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell have baby...

Jan 5, 2009

Candy Dish: Karina Smirnoff is Engaged

It’s a Dancing With The Stars wedding! Dress 10 pounds thinner. If Reefs will make our ass look like that,...

Jan 2, 2009

Candy Dish: Kathy Griffin’s CNN Moment

Did she just say….dick? What were the celebs’ resolutions? In case you were too hungover to watch, here is a...