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Social media stars create plastic reality

Social media stars create plastic reality

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

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 $50-$75 to view YouTube stars Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau “tie the knot.” While social media...

Movie theaters in Greensboro offer variety

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

With seven different movie theaters, Greensboro offers many options for prospective moviegoers. Greensboro is not a large enough city to get limited movie releases or “platform releases,” which are movies released in a few cities to determine if they do well enough to be released widely. For example,...

IT&S raises bandwidth, sets limits on Netflix

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

Someone is stealing the Internet on campus. The culprit? Netflix. IT&S reports that Netflix, Hulu and YouTube are congesting the network and impacting class productivity. “Like all higher education institutions, we wrestle with the constantly increasing demands on internet bandwidth for all...

YouTube fame should be for everyone

YouTube fame should be for everyone

Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

Ever been told that you have no hope of achieving your dreams? No? Well, welcome to the comments section of YouTube. We’re no strangers to YouTube. Most of us visit it all the time to watch movie clips, footage of adorable kittens and, of course, music videos. “YouTube is for everyone,”...

Beau Young Prince: started from Binford, now he’s here

Beau Young Prince: started from Binford, now he’s here

Gabe Pollak, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

Baauer, known for his meme supreme “Harlem Shake,” sat on senior Beau Young Prince’s couch. After playing with Baauer at a year opening concert earlier that night, Prince, with encouragement from friends hanging out after the gig, decided to show Baauer his “Harlem Shake” remix. “Stop...

Today’s top cover artists: go ahead, judge them by their covers

Today’s top cover artists: go ahead, judge them by their covers

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

For the most part, YouTube cover artists are just like you and me. Besides the fact that they wear a lot more makeup, what sets them apart from us is that they attract listeners by the millions. The Guilfordian recently interviewed three YouTube talents who have made their mark by recreating popular...