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The Guilfordian

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,...

While an eventful year, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has been one of the most significant developments.

The most memorable moments of 2022

Taylor Ferguson, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

2022 was a memorable year to be sure. So many different things happened, like any year, but there was a certain poignancy to 2022, perhaps the first “recovery” year of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have...

Controversial figure Elon Musk showed his eccentric personality at the Tesla Owners Club event in Belgium.

Twitter is dying and Musk is to blame

Maddy Andrews, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Elon Musk is undeniably a prominent public figure, viewed as a god to some and a complete idiot to others. He proved long ago that he’s not your average tech mogul, tweeting “69 days after 4/20”...

Kanye West

Guilford students respond to swirl of controversy around Kanye West

Maddy Andrews, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

In mid-September and early to mid-October, the infamous rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, found himself in a mire of back-to-back controversies. First, he made a surprise appearance at Paris Fashion...

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...

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“Music”: harmonious or harmful?

Catherine Lattanzi, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

It’s amazing how representation in media has developed over the years, with stories and actors we’d never have seen years ago making their way to the big screen. But what happens when someone with–allegedly–good...

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J.K. Rowling publishes new crime novel demonizing trans people

James Mitchell, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

Famed “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling wrote a new book, released Sept. 15th, and its antagonist is a serial killer whose most defining trait is… crossdressing. Entitled “Troubled Blood,”...

Dubya ain’t all that, Ellen

Ramya Krishna, Staff Writer November 7, 2019

What do you know about George “Dubya” Bush, former Texas governor, polarizing president and now artist for veterans? You may remember that his administration was responsible for the Iraq War and the...

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Swift shares political views

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...

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