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News in Brief

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Brazil On April 25, indigenous people protesting in Brasília, Brazil, clashed with police officers. About 4,000 people attended the protest, which concerned legislation about indigenous land rights. Farmers and native groups have clashed in recent months. “We carried 200 coffins symbolizing the...

eSports battle: eSports really are sports

June Park, Staff Writer
November 13, 2015
Filed under Sports

I see the players on the right shouting, elated and jumping for joy. The other team sits in their chairs, some crying and some with just a glum expression. Sadness. Pride. Relief. Guilt. I feel all these emotions through an LED screen. They are full of legendary moments, bits of reality that remain...

Two giants face off in Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Two giants face off in Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Ben Achilles, Staff Writer
April 24, 2015
Filed under Sports

May 2, 9:00 p.m. at the MGM Grand  Garden arena in Las Vegas: the arena starts to dim and then fades to a pitch black. The crowd roars with excitement. As the sea of flashes from cameras go off like glistening stars that speckle the floor, the real stars are about to illuminate the stage. “Ladies...

Purple is the new pink, time for sports to embrace it

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer
October 31, 2014
Filed under Sports

Every October, a deluge of pink clothing engulfs NFL players and fans as part of the league’s breast cancer awareness campaign. In light of recent events surrounding the league and its handling of bullying and domestic violence, the NFL should make room for another color — purple. While there...

GOOFORDIAN: Pugnacious professor Jeff Jeske prevails in preliminary MMA bout

GOOFORDIAN: Pugnacious professor Jeff Jeske prevails in preliminary MMA bout

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer
March 29, 2013
Filed under Sports

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool's edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. Mixed Martial Arts has always been a gentleman’s game. The style originally consisted of two men squaring off by regaling each other with monotono...

Jeremy Lin, reviving the Knicks & NBA and making history

Jeremy Lin, reviving the Knicks & NBA and making history

Haejin Song, Staff Writer
March 20, 2012
Filed under Sports

May the Best Man Lin. Lincredible. Lin your Face. The headlines are at it again… Linsanity, that is. Fans from all across the nation chant his name, #17 New York Knicks jersey sales are off the charts, and Madison Square Garden is buzzing with the new sensation in town. “MVP, MVP, MVP,” roared...