Summer Lin is a journalist based in New York City and graduate from Columbia University School of Journalism and Boston College. She writes about news and politics for Bustle.

The Meaning Behind The Word "PyeongChang" Is Pretty Beautiful

As athletes, spectators, and world leaders alike flock PyeongChang during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, people might be wondering about the history behind PyeongChang and the South Korean city's historical significance. Hosted in South Korea for…
By Summer Lin

How To Watch The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony From Your Couch

The 2018 Winter Olympics has had no shortage of controversial headlines, but that won't stop viewers around the world from excitedly tuning in. Held in South Korea for the first time, the winter games have attracted international attention due to a…
By Summer Lin

Here Are All The Sports Starting Before The Olympics Opening Ceremony

Athletes and world leaders alike began gearing up for the start of the winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea months and months ahead of time. But the anticipation was building heavily among spectators as well. The kick-off for the Olympic…
By Summer Lin

Why You Should Be Wary Of That Scandalous Trump Tell-All Book

The release of Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House, has made plenty of headlines for the explosive claims about Trump's White House from author Michael Wolff. Over the course of the past week, some may have wondered just how true Wolff's…
By Summer Lin

12 #StableGenius Memes That Brutally Mock Trump For Saying He's "Like, Really Smart"

Since Michael Wolff released his explosive tell-all book about President Trump on Friday, there has been renewed scrutiny on POTUS' mental stability. On Saturday morning, Trump appeared to defend his mental health, writing in a series of tweets that…
By Summer Lin

Apparently Steve Bannon's Ridiculous Name For Ivanka & Jared Caught On In The White House

After being slammed by President Donald Trump, the release of Michael Wolff's behind-the-scenes book about the Trump presidency, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, was moved up several days to Jan. 5. Most notably, Wolff actually dedicated…
By Summer Lin

Here's Why People In Iran Are Storming The Streets To Protest

In the largest protests to grip Iran since the 2009 "Green Movement" demonstrations, tensions continue to escalate as anti-government demonstrators have taken to the streets of Tehran to call for the unelected Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei…
By Summer Lin

11 Ways To Support Assault Survivors In 2018

With more powerful men being exposed as alleged sexual abusers and the watershed #MeToo movement sparking a national dialogue on sexual assault, 2017 is shaping up to be the year sexual misconduct was finally taken seriously. While many people are…
By Summer Lin

This Is Mike Pence's "Prayer" To Trump & It's Super Gross

On the same day that the Republican tax plan passed in the House—a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul and the biggest in 30 years—President Trump held a Cabinet meeting and took it as an opportunity to celebrate his various accomplishments throughout the…
By Summer Lin

Everything You Need To Know About What Just Happened To CHIP

Days after Republicans managed to pass sweeping tax reform legislation and are still trying to figure out how to keep a government shutdown at bay, some of the country's most vulnerable people — children — could be most impacted by pivotal changes…
By Summer Lin

The Pentagon Just Admitted It Has A Secret UFO Program & Twitter's Like, COME ON, 2017

On Saturday, both The New York Times and POLITICO reported that the Pentagon acknowledged that it has been investigating reports of UFOs, or unidentified flying objects, under a secret program since 2007. Of course, Twitter was dumbfounded by the…
By Summer Lin

The ACLU Is Suing Trump For Blocking 2 More Undocumented Teens From Getting Abortions

Earlier this year, an undocumented teenager, referred to as Jane Doe, was locked in a legal battle with the Trump administration over whether or not she could get an abortion. In a repeat of the high-profile court battle, the Trump administration…
By Summer Lin

Hollywood Execs Have Picked Anita Hill To Lead Their New Sexual Harassment Commission

In the wake of the many sexual abuse allegations against prominent members of the entertainment industry that sparked the #MeToo movement, top executives announced on Friday that Anita Hill will chair Hollywood's Commission on Sexual Harassment and…
By Summer Lin

There's Reportedly About To Be A Serious Reckoning In Congress Over Its Harassment Problem

As the Weinstein effect continues to take hold and more women come forward alleging that powerful men in their industries sexually harassed them, the sexual misconduct scandals engulfing Washington, D.C. are far from over. According to several…
By Summer Lin

A Florida Democrat Was Sued For Sexual Harassment. Taxpayers Paid The $220,000 Settlement

According to documents recently obtained by Roll Call, a sexual harassment lawsuit against Democratic congressman Alcee Hastings from years ago was settled with $220,000 in taxpayer money. The lawsuit was filed in 2011 by Judicial Watch on behalf of…
By Summer Lin

Trump Trashes Roy Moore's Accuser At A Florida Rally

During a rally in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday, Trump attacked Beverly Nelson Young, Roy Moore's accuser, ahead of the Alabama special election on Dec. 12. Trump also threw his full support behind Moore, who has been accused by several women of…
By Summer Lin

8 Organizations Providing Relief To Southern California Wildfire Victims

As Southern California continues to battle wildfires, which began in Santa Paula on Monday and have already destroyed more than 150 buildings in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, hundreds of thousands of people are in need of help. Some people have…
By Summer Lin

The Most Viral Tweet Posted By A GOP Lawmaker Is Basically 2017 In A Nutshell

In an era in which the president of the United States announces not only pivotal policy changes but regularly taunts the leader of North Korea on Twitter, lawmakers and political leaders have taken to social media this year to voice their own…
By Summer Lin

Melania Trump Wants To Get The Heck Out Of Here For The Holidays

The world doesn't have to wonder any longer. If she could go anywhere for the holidays, Melania Trump would choose a deserted island. After a Vanity Fair profile reported that Melania supposedly didn't want to be the first lady "come hell or high…
By Summer Lin

One In Four Men Say Exposing Themselves Isn't Sexual Harassment, A New Poll Finds

As more powerful men across major industries face repercussions for allegations of sexual misconduct, a new survey found that one in four men don't consider masturbating in front of someone else of or exposing themselves to others to be sexual…
By Summer Lin