Maybe you’ve been called it for exclusively shopping at Whole Foods or drinking absurd amounts of rosé. Maybe you’ve hurled it as an insult at a friend who can’t shut up about her new Anastasia Beverly Hills highlighter. Maybe you’ve been listening to rap group Migos’ chart-topper Bad and Boujee on repeat. But what does the term actually mean, and where did it come from in the first place?
X Ambassadors curates music and arts festival in Ithaca
The Ithacan — September 21, 2017
In an era where music festivals call to mind images of DJs behind soundboards and EDM synth, one thing X Ambassadors frontman Sam Harris wants people to take away from the inaugural Cayuga Sound Festival in Ithaca is eclecticism.
It’s not just Harvard. Here's a look inside college meme culture
USA TODAY College — June 6, 2017
College-centric meme groups are a subset of the larger internet meme culture that exists on online forums like Reddit and Tumblr. Typical memes in these groups chronicle student life and create social commentary on everything from crippling student loan debt to university politics and school rivalries.
What does 'sex positive' mean? Your questions, answered
USA TODAY College — March 27, 2017
Sex positive. It’s a term that’s been adopted and broadcast by celebrities, feminists and activists alike over the past few years. Joining the ranks are Lena Dunham, Amy Schumer and Ilana Glazer, to name just a few of the celebrities opening up dialogue about sex. But sex positivity isn’t just another buzzword to look up on Urban Dictionary. It’s a framework that counselors, medical professionals and universities are using to educate and talk with young people about issues relating to sexuality and sexual health.
9 things you didn't see this season on 'The Bachelorette'
USA TODAY — July 21, 2017
Even though the cameras were rolling 24/7 in the house all season long, there's plenty that doesn't make the cut. And the men of The Bachelorette are more than happy to spill on what really goes on in the house when Rachel’s not there. Although it ended up on the cutting room floor, here are nine behind the scenes secrets you didn’t see on The Bachelorette this season, straight from the cast.
College football fans love beer. Now universities want to cash in
USA TODAY College — August 9, 2017
As nationwide sales have stagnated, beer companies are trying new tactics aimed at college sports fans in particular, evoking school spirit in ad campaigns and even in the beer they brew.