News in Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

April 15, 2016

Filed under World & Nation

Australia Victoria became the first state in Australia to legalize the use of medical marijuana. On April 12, the Access to Medicinal Cannabis bill passed in Parliament. According to the Australian Broadcasting Corp., children... Read more »

Trouble ahead for ecosystem

Rachel Henley, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Filed under World & Nation

Bright coral, crystal blue water, rainbow- colored fish, pesticides, run-off, trash. This is what the Great Barrier Reef has come to, and it is about to get worse. In order to handle coal exports, Queensland, Australia, has... Read more »

Terrorism coverage generates critical conversations

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

April 8, 2016

Filed under World & Nation

It is hard to find an aspect of modern life that has not been touched by terrorism. If you go to an airport in the United States, the Transportation Safety Administration will meet you at the door. If you attend a packed public... Read more »

News in Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

April 8, 2016

Filed under World & Nation

Iceland Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned from his position as Iceland’s prime minister on April 5. Gunnlaugsson and other politicians like Bjarni Benediktsson, minister for finance and economic affairs, and Olof Nordal,... Read more »

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... Read more »

Congress is just simply too busy to pass laws

Kathryn Long, Professional Procrastinator

April 1, 2016

Filed under World & Nation

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. The United States is in the midst of a presidential election drawing much att... Read more »

South Sudan the target of Sudan’s war crimes

Meghana iragavarapu, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

Filed under World & Nation

Rape: a war tactic used by groups allied to the government of South Sudan. On March 11, the United Nations Human Rights Office released a report detailing the host of crimes specifically targeting women and children in South... Read more »