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Swift shares political views

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Ayesha Tarhirkheli, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

The midterm elections are approaching. Millions of people are registering to vote while others are encouraging people to vote in one of the biggest elections in modern times. From celebrity endorsements to politically-influenced advertisements, the November elections for representatives have made their...

Goof: Hated celebrities discuss downfalls, challenges

Madeline Edwards, Taylor Swift's Sister

March 30, 2018

Disclaimer: This story is a part of out April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian Staff and is not based in fact. On Friday, March 23 Guilford’s Media and Celebrity Awareness Initiative hosted a panel on celebrities and their media fiascos. Lindsay Lohan, Taylor S...

The worst songs of 2017 uninspired, tired

The worst songs of 2017 uninspired, tired

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

In a year as turbulent as 2017, one may have expected artists to reply in kind with impactful, expressive music that shakes up the status quo and speaks to issues plaguing the world. Instead, 2017 proved to be among the blandest years in terms of pop music, with the charts continuously being dominated...

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 17, 2017

Snake. Victim. Trouble. Taylor Swift. For many people who follow the lives of celebrities and Hollywood drama, all of these words are synonymous. Taylor Swift is often in the limelight, either for what she wore to that award show or this movie premiere. Maybe it’s for the last song she wrote to...

MTV Video Music Awards impresses viewers

MTV Video Music Awards impresses viewers

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

On Aug. 28, 6.5 million people tuned in to watch performances and celebrity soliloquies during the MTV Video Music Awards. The star-studded event attracted everyone from fashion critics to enthusiastic fans alike. The night was filled with excitement for the anticipated performances. Rihanna performed...

VMAs start conversations about diversity

Beatriz Caldas, Diversity & Social Justice Coordinator

September 18, 2015

That celebrities love to argue on social media is nothing new, but when they raise interesting questions and concerns about our society, we should listen. On July 21, MTV released the nominees for their Video Music Awards. Not everyone thought they did a good job with diversity. “If I was a different...

Letter to the Editor of Cosmopolitan Magazine

Valentina Stader, Guest Writer

November 30, 2012

Dear Cosmopolitan Editors: In response to the Cosmo Question “What’s With the Bodyguards?” in the December 2012 issue, I feel like the publication of such material is detrimental to the reader’s self-image. Suggesting that it is “normal” for a woman who is experiencing the “vulnerability”...