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E-boys and furries: a beginner’s guide to TikTok

April 7, 2020

In 2016, the video-sharing app TikTok was founded by ByteDance, a Beijing-based company. The format is relatively simple; users make videos (up to 15 seconds long), featuring music and audio clips...

Social media stars create plastic reality

Social media stars create plastic reality
October 7, 2019

Few people are willing to fork out $50 to watch a wedding, especially when it’s a complete scam designed purely for fame and fortune. Sadly, thousands fell into this trap July 29 and spent anywhere from...

Bakery Faces Backlash for “Build That Wall” Valentine Cookies

February 8, 2019

A bakery in Edmonds, Washington is facing backlash after a customer posted a photo online of a cookie made by the bakery containing the phrase, “Build That Wall.” The bakery is well-known by the...

Letter To The Editor

April 20, 2018

To the Editor: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent 10 hours, over the course of two days, testifying before both houses of Congress last week. That news rightly took a back seat to reports...

Residents of Nabi Saleh encounter challenges

April 13, 2018

For many, a home signifies a place of sanctuary and security. But for the people of Nabi Saleh, a Palestinian village, home has never been like that due to Israeli military occupation of the area. Currently,...

UK establishes Minister of Loneliness

February 2, 2018

The United Kingdom, currently isolated from the European Union, has decided to tackle the issue of loneliness and isolation within its borders. On Jan. 17, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appointed...

Tide Pods replace cup noodles for dinner

Theo Baker/Guilfordian
February 2, 2018

From the creators of the cinnamon challenge comes a new trend sweeping 2018 by storm. The Tide Pod challenge. Popular amongst teens and social media outlets, the challenge pushes people to “eat”...

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Margot Lee Shetterly (left), talks to Lea E. Williams (right) about her book, “Hidden Figures.” The event is part of the One City, One Book program put on by the Greensboro Public Library every two years. //Photo By Andrew Walker 2017/ The Guilfordian
October 5, 2017

“It just kept grabbing me,” said author Margot Lee Shetterly of writing “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” “Every...

Social media gives way for effective protests in the US

Cartoon by Christopher Perez
September 15, 2017

How different would our newspapers and news networks be if Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the other modern modes of online communication were taken away? The age of social media has given power to individuals...

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