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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. […]

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Germany Hosting a Concert as a Corona Experiment

July 23, 2020 | By Maddison Kate

What would you be willing to risk for some live music? Scientists in Germany will be holding an indoor concert next month as a giant COVID-19 experiment. On August 22nd, 4,000 concert goers will head to a concert hall in Leipzig to watch pop artist Tim Bendzko. The volunteers, aged between 18 and 50, will […]

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COVID-19 Diaries: Four Months and Counting

July 22, 2020 | By Alex Bear

I got sick in mid-March, just before the lockdown in the UK came into effect. It’s been over 100 days since then.

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Pride Live and Pride Media’s Third Annual Stonewall Day

June 24, 2020 | By Maddison Kate

Any other June, we would be out celebrating Pride month with our LGBTQ+ community. Unfortunately, Pride events have been sacrificed for public safety due to COVID-19. The good news is, that’s not stopping Pride Live and Pride Media from celebrating their third annual Stonewall Day via streaming on June 26th. It's here! Stonewall Day's lineup […]

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Coachella and Stagecoach Cancelled for 2020

June 11, 2020 | By Maddison Kate

Well, the decision has finally been made. Coachella and Stagecoach have been cancelled for 2020. The governor of California issued a 4 phase process to reopen the state and lift the stay at home orders that have been in effect since March. Music festivals fall under the 4th phase, which will not be implemented until […]