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Three Years Later, COVID-19 is Finally Over

After 11,000 cases across 114 countries, COVID-19 was declared an international emergency on March 11, 2020. Today, May 11, 2023, the pandemic has been changed to a non-emergency, ending an over 3-year-long era of concern. Here are the things that happened during the pandemic:


  • Murder hornets!!
  • Start of Black Lives Matter Movement 
  • Beirut Explosion 
  • Australia Bushfires 
  • Kanye West runs for President 
  • Chadwick Boseman’s Death
  • Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s Death 
  • Biden and Kamala Harris become President and Vice President Elect
  • Trump tests positive for COVID-19
  • Vaccine rollout starts 


  • January 6. Capitol Riots
  • Trump impeached (for the second time), then acquitted
  • Bernie Sanders and the mittens 
  • Elon Musk becomes richest man alive 
  • Jeff Bezos steps down from Amazon
  • Kim and Kanye announce their divorce 
  • Suez Canal Blockage
  • NASA lands rover on Mars
  • 2020 Olympics are finally held
  • Tiger King 2 came out 


  • Omicron variant makes up 95% of all Covid cases
  • Spotify boycott because of Joe Rogan
  • Taliban takes away high school women’s ability to get an education
  • Twitter announces sale to Elon Musk for 44 billion
  • Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas
  • Roe v. Wade is overturned by the Supreme Court 
  • Queen Elizabeth II Dies 
  • Iran protests begin, women’s rights
  • Putin sends 1.2 million soldiers into Ukraine
  • World Cup takes place in Qatar 

2023 (so far)

  • Jeremy Renner’s snowplow Accident 
  • It took 15 votes to elect Speaker of the House 
  • A 6-year-old in Virginia shot his teacher with his mother’s gun
  • King Charles II had his coronation


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    Bayla Orton is a magician of the media. A necromancer of news. A warrior wordsmith. When Bayla isn’t dining with worldly mentors or hunting misinformation, she’s defeating the oxford comma. One could refer to her as the “James Bond” of journalism. Borton. Is. Eternal.

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