Contributors: Cassidey Farrell and Gretchen Stern
Last night at the Billboard Music Awards, artists such as The Weekend gained many new awards. It was a night for celebration and fans got to see their favorite singers perform or get awarded for their hard work.
TikTok recently released a new and very odd filter that its users have fallen in love with. The filter is called “Versailles Run” and it stitches the user’s faces onto a running cartoon of a princess in a castle. The filter has been used in a variety of creative ways including this video by user @iconiccpinkk.
On May 21 BTS released a new single. It has been going viral as fans and critics share their opinions. The group even performed the song at last night’s Billboard Music Awards.
Three Wuhan Institute of Virology researchers became sick enough in November 2019 that they sought hospital care, according to a U.S. intelligence report that could add to calls for a fuller probe of whether the Covid-19 virus may have escaped from the lab https://t.co/cG0olqhZpc— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) May 24, 2021
The Wall Street Journal posted an article on three Wuhan Institute of Virology researchers. The researchers reportedly visited the hospital in November of 2019 for symptoms with an illness aligning with COVID-19. This report is fueling the conspiracy that the virus escaped from a lab and was not naturally spread.
Happy Birthday to Bob Dylan
Message from President Higgins to Bob Dylan, on the occasion of the singer-songwriter's birthday. pic.twitter.com/2c75EU2a77— President of Ireland (@PresidentIRL) May 24, 2021
Today marks Bob Dylan’s eightieth birthday and Twitter is wishing him a happy birthday! Bob Dylan wrote a wide variety of songs during his career that touched hearts all over the world. His songs definitely reached Ireland since the President of Ireland wrote a letter to Dylan writing “Beir Bua,” which means “may victory be yours” in Irish.
As prom season is currently in full swing, the past two weekends social media pages have been flooded with pictures and videos of people’s experiences. Some are taking back their missed opportunities from last year and are fully enjoying the chance to celebrate.