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GSO Grasshoppers thrive on the field

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports

Dissosteira carolina, the genus and species of the Carolina grasshopper. Despite being a minor agricultural nuisance, the name does not quite elicit fear in the animal kingdom. Carolina grasshoppers largely subsist on a vegetarian diet of grasses and forbs. They also have many predators, from birds,...

Campus power outage

Campus power outage

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
May 5, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

Whether playing pool in Milner or doing homework in the new apartments, on-campus residents from the theme houses to the old apartments experienced a shock when the power went out on campus on April 23. “Immediately, I heard screams throughout the parking lot and outside in the hall,” said senior...

Trans ‘Survivor’ contestant outed on show

Trans ‘Survivor’ contestant outed on show

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Since House Bill 2 was enacted last year, North Carolina has been in the news time and time again due to the issue of transphobia, as both a producer of bigotry and a site of resistance. On April 12, Greensboro native and reality game show contestant Jeff Varner outed fellow competitor Zeke Smith...

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...