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May 18, 2015

President Obama Has A Personal Twitter Account!

You guys, President Barack Obama is just like us.

Apr 11, 2013

The White House Addresses Jay-Z’s New Rap, Because Obvi It’s Official Biz

The song was a response to the controversy involving his recent trip to Cuba with wife Beyoncé, and also features the lyric, "Obama said 'Chill, you're going to get me impeached'/ You don't need this shit anyway, chill with me on the beach."

Mar 1, 2013

Obama Urges Supreme Court To Rule In Favor Of Same-Sex Marriage [Sugar Binge]

The country is going to reach a critical turning point regarding its stance on same-sex marriage. The Supreme Court will decide on March 26 on whether or not California's Prop 8 (which makes same-sex marriage illegal) is unconstitutional or not.

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Jan 25, 2013

Obama Urged to Resign Over Beyoncé Lip-Snycing Scandal [WTF Friday]

I kid you not, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said that, “By lip-synching the national anthem, Beyoncé has cast a dark cloud over the President’s second term," and the only way to remove that "cloud" is by resigning.

Inaugurations, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Bad Lip Readings [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Happy Inauguration Day, and Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Double holidays! Here are this week's top stories.

Jan 21, 2013

What I Learned From This Month’s GQ [November Edition]

This month's GQ focused heavily on the presidential election, which made for a lot of tongue-in-cheek articles focusing on political subjects which ranged from the informative to the ridiculous.

Nov 17, 2012

On Obama’s Win Last Night [Election 2012]

As I stood with my friends in a crowd singing our nation's anthem, I felt lucky. I am lucky because I not only got to celebrate the election in a memorable way, but I also got to vote. I had a voice in our country's election.

Nov 7, 2012

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Nov 7, 2012

18 WTF?! Political Gag Gifts

Obama won last night. Four more years! Four more years! Some of you are totally stoked on the re-election, some of you may even be bummed. Where ever you stand on the political spectrum right now doesn't quite matter when there are so many ridiculous political gag gifts out there for all you red and blue girls.

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Nov 6, 2012

We’re Live Tweeting The Election @CollegeCandy!

Get your red, white and blue iPhone cases out because we're live tweeting the Election. Follow us on Twitter.com/CollegeCandy (you should be anyway!) and holler at our girl Garnet with the #ccvotes hash tag as she dishes and disses our two presidential homeboys to be.

Oct 7, 2012

Yay Or Nay: Political Bros Romney Rap Video

Two political bros, Jonny and Micah, present an acoustic-rap mashup called the "Romney Rap" in support of Governor Mitt Romney.

Sep 16, 2012

Funny Election 2012 Videos [Sundays Are For Procrastinating]

The presidential election is getting closer and more serious by the day. Whichever candid that wins will have a lot to handle. However, most situations can lend itself to a joke and the presidential election is no exception. Below are a collection of Election 2012 funny videos from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and YouTube.

Aug 30, 2012

Please No– Ryan Lochte May Get A Reality TV Show [Candy Dish]

Celebuzz recently did an exclusive interview with Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte who says he's in talks with E! about getting his own reality television show.

Aug 12, 2012

You Know You’re Ready For Adulthood When…

There comes a point where you can call yourself an adult. And the confirmation doesn’t necessarily come at a Church but potentially in a dorm room, a first apartment, or even outside of a bar.

Jan 21, 2012

President Obama Sings Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” [Video]

Whether you consider yourself a Republican or Democrat, Independent or blissfully unaware, one thing's for certain when it comes to President Barack Obama: the man can sing.

Jan 17, 2012

Obama Demands to See Betty White’s Birth Certificate [Video]

What do we really know about Betty White? Is she really as old as she claims? Or is this "90th Birthday Party" all a sham to get gifts? resident Obama (Or Barack as he likes to be known around here) is also pretty skeptical about the whole thing and he's asked her to do the responsible thing and release her birth certificate.

Jan 9, 2012

Current Events Cheat Sheet: The Iowa Caucus Happened. So Did a Lot of Other Things.

GOP presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney came out ahead in Tuesday's Iowa Caucus. President Obama, America's Commander in Chief, announced a new defense plan on Thursday that would cut $487 billion from the Pentagon's defense budget in the next ten years. Iran is getting closer to creating dangerous nuclear weapons.

Jan 5, 2012

Who Cares About The Caucus?

If you've been on the internet at some point since Tuesday night (and if you're reading this, then yes, I'm talking to you), then you've probably read one headline or another about the Iowa Caucus. But what happens when over 120,000 votes are tallied and a candidate leads by only eight votes? Should we even care about these caucuses at all?

Oct 17, 2011

Current Events Cheat Sheet: I’m Glad I’m Not Famous

Senate Republicans blocked President Obama’s hu-mun-go jobs plan when it went up for vote in Congress this week. The $447 billion bill included a number of incentives and policies that Obama said would increase job growth, support small, struggling businesses and ultimately bolster the still-faltering economy. Fortunately or not, enough of Congress didn’t agree.

Jul 18, 2011

Current Events Cheat Sheet: Eat Your Peas, Congress!

I think that most college women want to be informed on current events and the news but they feel like they can’t. Log onto CNN.com or The New York Times website and there is so much information- what is the most important? The most current? What actually matters? What is relevant to me? Well wonder no more, CollegeCandies, because every Monday I’ll be bringing you up to date on the biggest news stories in a quick, concise manner.

Jun 9, 2011

Current Events that Actually Matter to College Students

The Middle East, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Recession, Depression, Stimulus, Democrats, Republicans, Congress- sometimes the big issues in today's world can make your head spin. There's so much going on and it's tough to keep up with all the details, but even though it's hectic, the big issues can have a big impact on your life, your career, and your future. Lucky for you, I've taken the top headlines and condensed them into easy-to-read tidbits with all the info you need to know. And trust me, this is the stuff you need to know.

Apr 18, 2011

Current Events Cheat Sheet: Obama Makes a Budget Plan

The former leader of the Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, was arrested on Monday after months of refusing to concede power to the rightfully elected president, Alassane Ouattara. Ever since the election back in November, the country has been in the throes of a violent standoff between supporters of Gbagbo and Ouattara. Unfortunately, though, the violence hasn’t ended.

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.

Jan 26, 2011

The State of the Union: I’m Proud to be an American

President Obama gave his second State of the Union address last night, and ooooo-weeee was it good. No matter how you feel about the man, it’s impossible to deny that his oratory skills are a huge part of what got him where he is today. In my opinion, last night’s speech didn’t disappoint.

Oct 25, 2010

It Gets Better

YouTube trends range from the adorable (kittens and babies, anyone?) to the grimace-worthy (FAILblog’s YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers). Recently, though, a trend has popped up that is downright inspirational- the It Gets Better Project.

Oct 14, 2010

Why Vote? 5 Good Reasons to Hit the Polls

November 2nd is quickly coming. Yep, the Midterm Election -- when you get to vote for your favorite Senator, Congressman/Congresswoman, or Governor for your state -- is almost here! Although there's a ton of hype about the election in the news, it often flies over the heads of many college students (and, dare I say, females).

Oct 6, 2010

The Unsung Heroes: Obama and (Community College) Education

On Tuesday, October 5, President Obama and Jill Biden hosted the first ever White House Summit on Community Colleges. In an attempt to draw attention to his education plan, Obama claimed, “"We want to make it easier to connect students looking for jobs with businesses looking to hire.

Sep 23, 2010

Get To Know the Tea Party Movement

Last week while ellipticizing at my university’s gym, The Rachel Maddow Show played on one of the large TVs facing the cardio section. (Yeah, that's what happens when you go to school in D.C.) The hot topic of the day: Christine O’Donnell.

Aug 26, 2010

Candy Dish: This Country Needs More College Grads

• Obama calls for 8 million more college grads. • Miley Cyrus CAN be tamed. • Why is make up sex so great? • The complete financial survival guide for college students. • Fall fashion gets some super hero inspiration. • The 10 saddest reality shows.