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Israeli settlements continue to expand in West Bank, Gaz

Israeli settlements continue to expand in West Bank, Gaz

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief
February 18
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

In 1967, Israel built the first settlements in East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and the West Bank. In recent years, those settlements are only expanding. According to the Central Intelligence Agency in December 2010, there were 327,750 Israelis in 121 settlements in the West Bank and 192,000 Israelis...

Protests worldwide, nationally garner attention

Protests worldwide, nationally garner attention

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
February 17
Filed under In Print, Social Justice, Top Stories, World & Nation

Thousands huddle together under nighttime lights. Droves of creative signs and flags sprinkle a crowd. Authorities line up behind rows of riot shields and tear gas. Protests always create captivating images. The latest such examples feature the Romanian people taking to the streets en masse. The...

Difficulties in sustainable tourism

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under World & Nation

According to the U.N., 2017 is the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development,” a year dedicated to changing the ways people go about tourism. The resolution adopted on Dec. 22, 2015, is the latest in a long line of international years that bring light to specific worldwide issues,...

Protestors respond to Trump’s immigration order

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
February 9
Filed under Top Stories, World & Nation

Three weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, campaign promises are quickly and controversially becoming policy. The most recent action was an executive order calling for a temporary travel ban on individuals coming to the U.S. from seven countries — Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, and Somalia...

Biggest stories in December, January

Biggest stories in December, January

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
December 2
Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

For most of December and January, The Guilfordian will take its annual winter hiatus. However, there are plenty of important stories in the United States and around the world that students should keep their eyes on. Here are two big stories to look out for during the break. U.S. politics The bigges...

Puerto Ricans vote for Rosselló, statehood

Puerto Ricans vote for Rosselló, statehood

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
December 2
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The territory between the Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic is making a case for American statehood. In a 2012 vote that included nearly 80 percent of the voting population, 54 percent of Puerto Rican citizens said that they were dissatisfied with their current territorial status. Among the...

News in brief

News in brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
December 2
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Colombia A plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Associação Chapecoense de Futebol, 21 journalists and a crew of nine crashed on Nov. 28 near Medellin, Colombia. Of the 81 people on board, only six survived. Between 2009 and 2014, Chapecoense was promoted three times and reached Serie A, the...

States vote pot this election

States vote pot this election

Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer
December 2
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Planted within this election was a victory for a most unexpected candidate: weed. In 1971, President Richard Nixon declared that drug abuse was America’s biggest enemy and launched the controversial offensive known as the War on Drugs. This attack was centered on restricting supply and hoped to...

Religion extremism leads to conflicts in Iraq

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer
December 2
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The Middle East and North Africa are home to some of the world’s most dangerous and turbulent conflicts. According to a Pew Research Center study drawing on information from 2014, the medium level of religious hostilities in the Middle East and North Africa reached a level four times greater than...