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February 18, 2013 - 12:38pm
The easy-to-imitate viral video trend hits SU with some hilarious results.

Hula skirts, a sombrero, and fuzzy blue and orange batons added to the bizarre atmosphere that infiltrated Watson Theatre Thursday morning during Professor Anthony Rotolo’s Social Media in the Enterprise class (affectionately known as #RotoloClass). A strange, blue-haired stuffed giant lounged up front and Otto the Orange hopped excitedly on top of a chair. A girl with a tutu and a masked gentleman sitting in a wheelchair, shirtless under his lab coat, waited eagerly in front of the professor, who was donning a wizard’s hat and robes....

January 30, 2012 - 9:11pm
Commentary: The NewsHouse takes its place in the glorious marketplace of bad ideas.

This is written in defense of a meme.

In the February issue of Esquire, Tom Chiarella describes the trendy discussion topic of the "mancession."

"Trends are ugly, vacuous creatures," Chiarella wrote. "They demand acknowledgement, ask for argument, a measure of outrage, or judgment."