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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.

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.

Dec 3, 2012

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Whatever your beliefs, your party affiliation, your level of annoyance with election season... please, please, please VOTE. And bring a friend.

Nov 5, 2012

Hurricane Sandy and Your First Time… Voting [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

CC extends our condolences to those who have been hurt or whose homes have been damaged due to the storm. Read on for more about Sandy, and the week's other top stories.

Oct 29, 2012

Aug 27, 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac, Two Armstrongs, and A Fake Celebrity [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Still recovering from your party with Prince Harry in Vegas? We've got your back. Here are the week's top news stories.

Aug 20, 2012

Wildfires, Droughts, Pussy Riot, Oh My! [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

The Olympics may be over, but Ryan Lochte hasn't stopped saying "Jeah." Here's what you missed while you were staring at his abs and trying not to listen to what was coming out of his mouth.

Aug 6, 2012

Tragedy Strikes at Home While the Olympics Carry On in London [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Once again, we're sad to say that the national news isn't the happiest this week. Our hearts go out to the victims of the shooting in Wisconsin. Read on for more details on that tragedy, as well as other world news updates.

Jul 16, 2012

Olympic Uniform Scandal, Shark Attacks, "That Gotye Song," and More! [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Still hiding under your bed after Friday the 13th? Here's what you missed in the last week.

May 14, 2012

Don't Lie on Your Resume [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

The chief executive of Yahoo has resigned after it was discovered that he lied on his resume. In other resume news, a 22-year-old Minnesota man got a job after posting his resume on a billboard.

Aug 1, 2011

Current Events Cheat Sheet: the Tiger Congressman Resigns

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. Now you’ll finally know what’s going on in the world without having to spend hours a day sifting through the breaking news.

Apr 25, 2011

Current Events Cheat Sheet: Is Apple Stalking You?

Two researchers’ discovery that the iPhone and Android keep careful track of users’ whereabouts has the tech community up-in-arms. The location-logging mechanisms, which are inaccessible to the average non-techy user, automatically note and save the phone’s daily travel using WiFi and GPS signals.

May 21, 2008

South African Army Mobilized, Sen. Kennedy Recieves Fatal Diagnosis, (and more!)

It’s today’s news with Kandy Korrespondent! On Wednesday President Thabo Mbeki announced the deployment of the South African army in...