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Biggest stories in December, January

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

December 2, 2016

Filed under In Print, 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... Read more »

Puerto Ricans vote for Rosselló, statehood

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

December 2, 2016

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... Read more »

News in brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

December 2, 2016

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... Read more »

States vote pot this election

Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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... Read more »

Religion extremism leads to conflicts in Iraq

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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... Read more »

AT&T, Time Warner merge to offer more content

Evan Gorgen and Tejas Santanam

December 2, 2016

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The telecom industry is about to see two of its largest members become one. AT&T Inc.’s recent announcement of its planned $85 billion buyout and merger with Time Warner Inc. could potentially change the way people watch... Read more »

News in brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

December 2, 2016

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Egypt Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi no longer faces the death penalty. Following the Arab Spring and President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year reign, Morsi won the 2012 presidential election. Barely a year later, Gen. Abdel... Read more »

The UK remembers Battle of the Somme, fallen soldiers

Nathan Ray, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Nov. 18 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of one of the bloodiest and most tragic battles of World War I: The Battle of the Somme. One the first day of the battle, July 1, 1916, nearly 60,000 British soldiers were killed... Read more »

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