The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew, pictured here, appeared before Congress on March 23 to discuss concerns related to the popular app.

Future of TikTok remains uncertain after congressional hearing

Bryson Webb, Staff Writer April 7, 2023

On March 23, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew made an anticipated appearance before Congress in a hearing that stretched for more than five hours and focused on a range of issues related to the popular social media...

Guilford students’ most disliked social media platforms

Alex Souvignier, Staff Writer February 25, 2023

Of the myriad of social media platforms and apps on the internet, none are spared from criticism and contempt, especially from the Guilford student body. From Twitter to TikTok and Instagram to Imgur,...

Miley Cyrus makes a “flowery” comeback

Maria Guerrero Hernandez, Managing Editor February 3, 2023

On Jan. 12, Miley Cyrus released her new song "Flowers," which quickly became one of the top breakup songs so far this year, reaching the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 on Jan. 24. Almost everyone...

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Looking back at the year of Unus Annus

Dakota McLean, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

Since YouTube is a huge platform for streaming content, it’s no surprise that two big YouTubers coming together would cause quite the stir on social media. Unus Annus is a duo channel that was created...

Fall fashion trends of 2020 for students

Fall fashion trends of 2020 for students

Dakota McLean, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

When thinking of fall fashion, some students see nude sweaters, boots and patterned sweaters, while others think of leggings, sweatpants or oversized hoodies. Either way, students usually have a go-to...

TikTok, the center of the controversial ban, may represent more than a social media app.

‘TikTok here to stay’

Lideah Shivley, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

TikTok is climbing the ranks to becoming the most popular app in the world. The app’s focus is primarily on sharing content that typically lasts less than a minute, such as short videos of people...

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

Lana Heltzel, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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