Collette Reitz

Collette is a Trending News writer at Elite Daily. When she's not checking out local breweries, you can find her running along the Chicago lakefront to support her love of appetizer trios.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Will Be At The Olympics Closing Ceremony, But Like, Why?

The 2018 Winter Olympics are coming to an end. The closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25 in PyeongChang, South Korea marks the finale of the games. The Olympians on Team USA will represent the United States by walking in the closing ceremony while othe…
By Collette Reitz

You Might Know Mirai Nagasu's Free Skate Music If You've Seen This Broadway Show

Team USA figure skater Mirai Nagasu made headlines early on in the 2018 Winter Olympics when she became the first U.S. woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics, which happened during her free skate routine during the team competition on Feb. 12. N…
By Collette Reitz

Here's Where You Can Get Starbucks' New Color-Changing Cold Brew

Coffee lovers who enjoy a little pop of color with their morning brew are getting the best of both worlds with Starbucks' newest drink. The latest sip from Starbucks features the trendy butterfly pea flower tea that gives the lemonade cold brew a vib…
By Collette Reitz

Tequila-Infused Doughnuts Are Here, Just In Time For National Margarita Day

If you're feeling particularly thirsty this Thursday, there might be good reason for that. It turns out that Thursday, Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day, but I wouldn't settle for celebrating with a regular old happy hour margarita just yet. One comp…
By Collette Reitz

This New Starbucks Drink Changes Colors & I Need It Now

I can't help but get excited whenever Starbucks releases a new drink. What can I say? The coffee chain really knows how to craft the perfect caffeinated beverage. This latest sip from Starbucks is not only tasty, but it's also a colorful masterpiece.…
By Collette Reitz

You Can Donate To The Parkland Shooting Victims & Protests & Here's How

The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the community of Parkland, Florida are doing their best to make sure that the mass shooting that took 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, Feb. 14 is not another stati…
By Collette Reitz

The Shib Sibs Are Skating To This Coldplay Song For A Perfect Reason

The 2018 Winter Olympics have been filled with so many great moments already, but you can oftentimes miss out on some of these moments if you're not familiar with a particular sport. One sport that you should definitely keep an eye on is ice dancing,…
By Collette Reitz

Adam Rippon Is Coming Back For The Rest Of The Olympics & Twitter Is Pumped

Bronze-medal winning Olympian, Adam Rippon, has quickly become a national treasure as the 28-year-old figure skater on Team USA has been killing it on and off the ice. All good (nay, great) things must come to an end, though, and Rippon completed his…
By Collette Reitz

The Florida School Shooting Survivors Are Marching On Washington To Demand Action

In the aftermath of the tragedy that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, the survivors of the mass shooting are speaking out and taking action. Witnessing the terrifying events of…
By Collette Reitz

This Actress Tried Setting Up Adam Rippon With Her Son & Twitter Can't Handle It

Dispelling any possible notions that super famous moms are immune to embarrassing their children, Sally Field is here to show you that even Oscar-winning moms can't help but meddle in their children's love life. Olympic figure skater (and national tr…
By Collette Reitz

Gus Kenworthy Had A Sweet Olympic Moment With His Boyfriend & Twitter Is Loving It

The Winter Olympics are well underway, and there has been no shortage of exciting moments. On Saturday night, Feb. 17, Team USA freestyle skier, Gus Kenworthy, prepared for the Men's Slopestyle competition, and he shared a sweet moment with his boyfr…
By Collette Reitz

Disneyland Is Selling Rose Gold Churros & You Need To See How Pretty They Look

You have to admit that part of the fun of a Disneyland outing is indulging in all of the tasty theme park treats. The park always has the perfect bite for whatever snacking mood you might be in, and the latest Disneyland offering is both delicious an…
By Collette Reitz

5 Rosé-Flavored Foods & Desserts You Never Knew Existed

If you live in a part of the country that really goes all-out for winter (I'm taking two feet of snow, below-zero temperatures, and salt stains on everything), then you're probably ticking off the days on your countdown to summer. Even if you live in…
By Collette Reitz

Renewing A Passport Is About To Get Even More Expensive, So Be Prepared

If you regularly find yourself bitten by the wanderlust bug, then you probably have a passport that is quickly filling up with stamps and memories from your trips abroad. Whether you need to renew it because you're running out of pages or because it'…
By Collette Reitz

You Should Read This Viral Twitter Thread About Masculinity & Guns

Making sense of a mass shooting is no easy task. Following the 18th school shooting in the United States this year, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, most people want to figure out why this happened. The tragic school shooting in Parkland, Flori…
By Collette Reitz

Survivors Of The Florida School Shooting Are Calling For Gun Control

The mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 14 was the 18th school shooting in the United States since the beginning of 2018. With that high of a number not even two full months into the new year,…
By Collette Reitz

Donald Trump's Tweet About The Florida School Shooting Misses The Point

As the leader of the United States, President Donald Trump is tasked with handling tragedies like the Parkland, Florida school shooting on Feb. 14, 2018. Before addressing the nation from a podium, the president took to Twitter — and Donald Trump's t…
By Collette Reitz

Twitter Is Slamming Betsy DeVos For This Awful New Policy On Transgender Students

The U.S. Department of Education has taken a stance on how they'll handle bathroom complaints filed by transgender students. On Monday, Feb. 12, BuzzFeed News reported that the Education Department had confirmed that they will not investigate or take…
By Collette Reitz

Barack Obama Thinks Michelle Looks “Hot” In New Portrait & Damn, I Miss These Two

Whether or not you agree with former President Barack Obama's political views, it is difficult to ignore that the man sure does have a way with words. He also has a knack for slipping in an unexpected joke or two whenever he gets up to a podium to sp…
By Collette Reitz

Olympian Adam Rippon Will Do This Instead Of Visiting The White House Following His Bronze Medal Win

The Olympic figure skating competitions have been in full swing ever since the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics opening ceremony in South Korea on Friday, Feb. 9. Team USA recently had good reason to cheer when the U.S. figure skating team earned a b…
By Collette Reitz