Lara Walsh

Bio

Lara Walsh is a social news writer for Elite Daily, where she covers stories relating to food, travel, tech, and social media, as well as anything that's going viral that moment. She also writes about entertainment news and politics for the site. Since graduating from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Lara's bylines have appeared on INSIDER.com, InStyle.com, Fooditor.com, Womensforum.com, and The Salonniere. When she’s not avidly planning her next trip, Lara is busy writing posts for her travel blog or mapping out her next foodie adventure. Follow along on her travels at thehungrybabetravels.com or @hungrybabetravels.

These Anti-Racism Resources Will Help You Learn How To Be More Than Just "Not Racist"

By Lara Walsh
The United States’ history of violence against the Black community and systems that perpetuate both active and passive racism have again gained widespread attention following the recent police killings of Black people and the subsequent anti-racism…

Follow These Black Women Activists On Instagram To Stay Inspired In The Fight For Anti-Racism

By Lara Walsh
People around the world continue to protest police brutality in light of the deaths of Black people at the hands of police officers, including the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, as well as Ahmaud Arbery, who was…

Where To Donate To Support Black Communities, Now & Always

By Lara Walsh
Mass protests around the country show no signs of slowing as people continue to fight for justice for the recent killings of Black Americans George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, at the hands of police, as well as the extrajudicial killing…

Shane Dawson Apologized For Years Of Racist Content In A Lengthy YouTube Video

By Lara Walsh
Over a decade after launching his YouTube channel, Shane Dawson is responding to renewed criticism over his frequent use of blackface and racial slurs in the past. In a 20-minute-long video posted to the platform on Friday, June 26, the online…

Beyoncé Announced Her New Visual Album ‘Black Is King’ With A Stunning Trailer

By Lara Walsh
In honor of the one year anniversary of the live-action remake of The Lion King, Disney is releasing an empowering new visual accompaniment to the film's soundtrack, courtesy of Beyoncé herself. Written, produced, and directed by Beyoncé, the visual…

Here's What To Know About Whether iOS 14 Will Work On Older iPhones

By Lara Walsh
On Monday, June 22, Apple gave users a glimpse at the new features and upgrades they can expect when its latest operating system rolls out to customers in the fall. With a home page redesign that includes new widgets planned for iOS 14 and Messages…

Twitter Is So Hype About This iOS Update That Won't Make Phone Calls Take Up Your Entire Screen

By Lara Walsh
On Monday, June 22, Apple hyped all the cool new upgrades users can expect with the company's latest generation of iOS during the 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The annual keynote, which was held online this year, included major…

Apple's iOS 14 Update Will Declutter Your Home Screen & Prioritize Your Fave Apps

By Lara Walsh
On Monday, June 22, Apple kicked off its 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) Keynote by previewing some of the biggest changes that'll be coming to its operating systems. This year, a good portion of the tech giant's presentation at the…

Kylie Jenner’s Next Makeup Collection Is A Collab With Kendall & The Announcement Video Is So Glam

By Lara Walsh
Fans can keep up with Kylie and Kendall's beauty routine sooner than expected. According to the reality stars, Kylie and Kendall Jenner's makeup collaboration is dropping as soon as Friday, June 26 — and the collection looks just as amazing as you'd…

Ivanka Trump Shared A Throwback Pic Of Her & Her Dad For Father’s Day

By Lara Walsh
On Sunday, June 21, Ivanka Trump headed to social media to post a shout out to her dad in honor of Father's Day. In addition to sharing a message celebrating her husband Jared Kushner, the first daughter called out "all the devoted and loving"…

AOC Shouted Out The TikTok Teens & K-Pop Stans That Creatively Ruined A Big Trump Rally

By Lara Walsh
On Saturday, June 20, President Trump addressed a crowd in Tulsa, Oklahoma that was significantly smaller than the 19,000 attendees he'd been promised. While his campaign manager blamed the poor attendance on the protests surrounding the event, it…

Here’s Why People Are Asking Disney World & Disneyland To Rebrand Splash Mountain

By Lara Walsh
As the nation's discourse on systematic racism and racial inequality continues in light of the police killings of Black Americans like George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, one of Disney's most iconic rides is generating controversy. While the Mouse…

BTS Performed Their ‘MOTS: 7’ Sub-Unit Songs For The First Time At ‘Bang Bang Con,’ Y’all!

By Lara Walsh
On Sunday, June 14, the boys of BTS rang in 7 years of hits and electrifying performances with a memorable virtual show. While the Korean pop band was forced to postpone their highly-anticipated Map of the Soul tour amid the coronavirus pandemic,…

Watch BTS End Their ‘Bang Bang Con: The Live’ Concert By Showing Their Love For ARMYs

By Noelle Devoe and Lara Walsh
The year 2020 has been an emotional rollercoaster for ARMYs. While BTS had one of their most exciting comebacks yet with the April release of Map of the Soul: 7 and their energy-packed single "ON," their promotions and worldwide tour were stalled…

Here's What It Really Means To Defund The Police

By Lara Walsh
As police use of force undergoes increased scrutiny in light of the police killings of Black people like George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, activists and civilians are beginning to turn their focus from protests to policy. If you've been checking out…

Order These Disney-Themed Snacks & Sips Online When You Can't Get To The Park

By Lara Walsh
It's no secret that the Disney parks have some of the most fan-beloved (and 'Gram-worthy) bites and sips around. While you can't always get your hands on your favorites outside of Disneyland or Disney World, you can find plenty of treats inspired by…

’Law & Order: SVU’s Showrunner Admitted The Portrayal Of Cops On TV Needs To Change

By Lara Walsh
With the renewed focus on police brutality and systemic racism following the recent killings of unarmed Black Americans George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, an executive producer of Law & Order is sharing how the show plans to do better…

Rachel Lindsay Will Cut Ties With ‘The Bachelor’ Franchise If It Doesn’t Fix Its Diversity Issues

By Lara Walsh
As wider conversations about race and representation continue following the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, Rachel Lindsay is getting real about being the first and only Black lead in the "whitewashed" Bachelor…

BTS Donated $1 Million To Black Lives Matter & Now ARMYs Are Trying To Match It

By Lara Walsh
BTS and Big Hit Entertainment are putting their money where their mouth is just days after speaking out in solidarity with the Black community. BTS’ $1 million donation to Black Lives Matter, which was reportedly sent to the organization earlier…

You Can Donate Directly To Communities In Need With Grassroots Mutual Aid Funds

By Lara Walsh
After the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade at the hands of police officers, as well as the extrajudicial killing of Ahmaud Arbery, people have been showing their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement by…