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AAPI Heritage Month: Locally Owned Asian Businesses Giving Back

May 11, 2021 | By Maddison Kate

idobi is standing up and shouting about these Asian American businesses, who do the work to make our lives better in local communities. We see you. We hear you. We fight by your side. And you have our support.

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News Flashes 04.08.21: Biden Executive Orders, COVID Vaccine Updates, Will Yip’s AAPI Fundraiser, Netflix Inks Sony Deal

April 8, 2021 | By audreylew

Today we have Biden’s executive orders on gun control, updates on COVID vaccinations in the U.S, the conclusion of Will Yip’s AAPI Fundraiser, and Netflix’s new deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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Women’s History Month Week 5: Tegan and Sara and Marci Proietto

March 31, 2021 | By Maddison Kate

We continue to be inspired by women who are out there changing how things are being done. Tegan and Sara are using their platform and resources to educate others on healthcare in the LGBTQ+ community. And Marci Proietto is heading some of the biggest animated series in history. As we close out Women’s History Month, […]

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Celebrating Women’s History Month Week 4: Essential Workers

March 24, 2021 | By Maddison Kate

It is absolutely not a question that this year has been a challenge for everyone. Some people have had to take on the extra high pressure of being an essential worker while the world has shut down. These women have shown strength, endurance, and compassion that kept us running during the pandemic. As we passed […]

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News Flashes 03.17.21: More Attacks on Asian-Americans, Alexi McCammond Steps Down, The First Gay Captain America, and Outside Lands

March 18, 2021 | By Maddison Kate

Asian-American Attacks Continue Following the hate crime committed in the Atlanta area yesterday, an elderly Asian man and an elderly Asian woman were attacked in San Francisco today. A 39 year old man first targeted the 83 year old man. It was when he was running from a security guard after this attack, that he […]

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News Flashes 03.10.21: BuzzFeed Layoffs, Tokyo Olympics, New Twitter Feature, Silk Sonic, and COVID-19 Relief Bill

March 10, 2021 | By audreylew

Today we’ve got BuzzFeed’s latest layoffs, the Tokyo Olympics, Twitter’s new photo feature, Silk Sonic, and Biden’s Covid-19 Relief Bill.

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News Flashes 03.03.21: Joe Exotic, “Agatha All Along”, Texas, Kings of Leon, and Comic-Con

March 3, 2021 | By Maddison Kate

Joe Exotic is trying for another shot, Kathryn Hahn is stunned by her song’s success, Kings of Leon is changing the game, and more… More Joe Exotic Did you think you left Joe Exotic and the Tiger King documentary in March 2020? He wouldn’t let you forget him that easily. Here we are, nearly a […]

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Now Ya Know with Gunz: December 3rd

December 3, 2020 | By Maddison Kate

Nothing is the same this year, including Rockefeller’s Christmas Tree. Want a selfie with the tree? There are some hoops to jump through first.

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idobi News Flashes 11/30/20: Stories Everywhere, Joe Biden’s Foot, COVID Teeth, Jack Barakat, and Doctor Who

November 30, 2020 | By Katherine Calligori

It’s Monday and it’s already been a busy week! Check out what’s on our radar. Spotify Has Stories Now? So it looks like the Internet is just giving away stories to everyone now! First Snapchat, then Instagram and Facebook, then earlier this month Twitter came out with their version called Fleets, and now, get this, […]

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Yellowcard vs. Juice WRLD Update

July 29, 2020 | By Maddison Kate

There’s a new update on the ongoing battle between Yellowcard and Juice WRLD’s estate. Last October Yellowcard filed a lawsuit against Juice WRLD, née Jared Higgins, stating that the rapper stole parts of their song “Holly Wood Died” when making “Lucid Dreams”. The lawsuit came to a pause when Higgins unfortunately passed away in December. […]