More than Just a Meme: How a Picture Sparked a Discussion on Cultural Appropriation and Greek Life at Vanderbilt

More than Just a Meme: How a Picture Sparked a Discussion on Cultural Appropriation and Greek Life at Vanderbilt

On Wednesday, a meme posted to a prominent Vanderbilt Facebook group sparked a passionate debate about cultural appropriation. The group, titled “dank new rand memes,” is familiar to many Vanderbilt students. It is usually a place of levity, where students make jokes at the expense of campus issues and characters....

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Jeff Giesea, Master of the Meme

Jeff Giesea, Master of the Meme

Guest submission by Nick Thieme On January 12, 2017, Jeff Giesea, co-organizer of a major pro-Trump inaugural ball, was interviewed on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi show. He was well-spoken, cordial, and a consummate guest, and his segment might have been interesting but forgettable, if not for his calculated use of modern...

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