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Students head to local sites to serve

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
September 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Regardless of where Guilfordians grew up, being a member of the Guilford Community means being part of the Greensboro community. It also means being part of the community that ranks ninth in the nation for food insecurity, according to WFMY News 2. That is why, on Aug. 27, around 300 students went...

YWCA, Greensboro stand up against racism

Mae Wood, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under World & Nation

Grab your neighbor’s hand and hold tight because the Greensboro YWCA is forming a human chain and needs Guilford College students to be the links. The YWCA USA, Inc. is the largest and oldest multicultural women’s organization in the world, and its chapters are stationed in countless cities throughout...

GSO sister cities share culture

Nicole Zelniker, Managing Editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under World & Nation

In 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower created the idea of sister cities to promote international cooperation. “The idea of sister cities was founded after the Second World War to kind of promote this cultural and economic exchange of cultures between these very different locations,” said Assistant...

GSO will grow with highway

Patrick Cassidy, Staff Writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under World & Nation

For several decades, Greensboro and the North Carolina Department of Transportation have dreamed of working on a road project to ease traffic congestion in the city. Over the next few years, that project will enter its final phases. Plans for the Greensboro Urban Loop, a beltway highway around the...

The Blind Tiger: great community and music

The Blind Tiger: great community and music

William Bryer, Staff Writer
February 12, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The stage lights, creating an emerald glow, illuminated the assortment of instruments --- keyboards, six-strings, bass guitars, and a ruby-colored drum kit --- that would soon welcome the musicians into their domain. This scene greeted all attendees to The Blind Tiger, a Greensboro live music venue....

ACC moves from Greensboro to D.C.

ACC moves from Greensboro to D.C.

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Between 12 national championships and the fierce Tobacco Road rivalries, North Carolina has been known to many as basketball country. The recent Atlantic Coast Conference expansions that added Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Notre Dame and Louisville to the ACC map has driven one of Greensboro’s most storied...

HB 318 bans refuge for undocumented immigrants

June Park, Staff Writer
November 20, 2015
Filed under World & Nation

“We are a nation of laws,” said North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, before signing House Bill 318. “No politician should choose which laws to obey and which laws not to obey, and this includes immigration law.” The Protect North Carolina Workers Act was signed on Oct. 28, pacifying some but rousing...

Workers organize for $15/hour, unions

Lily Lou, Staff Writer
November 20, 2015
Filed under World & Nation

In 270 cities across the United States, including Greensboro, protesters held up signs with slogans like “Show Me $15 And A Union” and “I Am On Strike To Raise Up The South.” This was part of a nationwide protest on Nov. 10 organized by Raise Up for $15, an organization demanding a raise in...

Greensboro PD stops minorities disproportionately, says report

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer
November 13, 2015
Filed under World & Nation

Flashing lights in your rear view mirror. The sudden rush of frustration and anxiety. Many drivers have been stopped by a police officer, however new data suggests that black drivers have more reason to be cautious. In 2014, a vehicle stops summary released by the state of Missouri listed some...