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Kanye West, shown in this 2013 photo, was banned from performing at the 64th Grammy Awards ceremony.

Grammy organizers bar Kanye West from performing at awards ceremony

Rodrigo Gudino DeGrote, Staff Writer April 3, 2022

On March 19, Variety magazine reported that rapper Kanye West, who is considered one of the most influential rappers of all time, has been banned from performing at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards on April...

Queen Elizabeth II has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

After evading the virus for two years, Queen Elizabeth diagnosed with COVID-19

Sabrina Lavine, Staff Writer March 5, 2022

On Feb. 20, Queen Elizabeth II was diagnosed with COVID-19 after avoiding the virus for the last two years. The Queen is fully vaccinated and has had the booster vaccine, but was still reported to have...

A dream of science fiction, the flying car, has come true

Shugo Izumi, Staff Writer February 26, 2022

In 2022, the Swedish company Jetson sold a flying car, the "Jetson One" made by Jetson’s chief Technical Officer Tomasz Patan and Jetson’s president Peter Ternstrom. The production version has already...

A statue of the five Olympic Rings.

Olympics doping incident incites controversy

Maria Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer February 26, 2022

The 2022 Winter Olympics have finally arrived and are being hosted in Beijing, China. Thousands of athletes have gone to show off their skills with the hope of winning a medal for their countries. These...

“Full House” star Bob Saget pictured in 2005 // Animalparty via Wikimedia

Death of actor and comedian Bob Saget shakes entertainment community

Colin Smith, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

On Jan. 9, comedian and actor Bob Saget was found dead in his Orlando hotel room while he was on tour, the New York Times reported. He was 65 years old.  As of Jan. 21, an official cause of death has...

Founder and former CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, who recently stepped down and passed on his role as CEO to Parag Agrawal. // Mark Warner via Wikimedia.

Guilford Twitter users react as CEO Jack Dorsey departs

Rafael Alfaro , Staff Writer January 22, 2022

Twitter is a platform most known for allowing its users to freely express themselves in 280 characters or less. The site was founded in 2006, with Jack Dorsey, 45, acting as one of the CEOs until he was...

A mural depicting Ahmaud Arbery is painted in Brunswick, Georgia.

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers convicted

Guilford community reacts
Gabriela Vasquez, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

On Feb. 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was chased and killed by Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan.  Arbery was simply jogging through...

The United States and other countries put restrictions on travel from eight countries in Southern Africa by Nursetogether via wikimediacommons.

Omicron variant raises new COVID concerns

Percy Harper , Staff Writer December 11, 2021

On Nov. 26, a new coronavirus variant was named by the World Health Organization. The latest variant, Omicron, was first identified in South Africa.  According to a Nov. 26 New York Times article,...

Rapper Travis Scott, seen in this 2016 photo, founded Houstons Astroworld Festival in 2018.

Astroworld Festival leaves ten dead

Gabriela Vazquez, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Travis Scott is a well-known and popular artist among young adults and teens, so it’s no surprise that the Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas, a musical event founded by the rapper, would be packed.  In...

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