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Local co-op serves to employ, feed their community

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator
November 4, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Even early on a Thursday morning, the new Renaissance Community Co-op has a steady trickle of customers. Gloria Hill works the checkout line, wearing a small witch’s hat and an apron. “I’ve been out of work for two years, so I’m thankful for this job,” said Hill. “I’m just praying it...

Students weigh in on 2016 election with Google poll

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Guilford College will likely vote blue this November. According to a student election poll conducted by The Guilfordian from Oct. 17 to Oct. 28, 72.2 percent of students said they would vote for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the United States presidential election. Republican candidate Donald...

GOP attacked in NC, Dems start fundraiser

GOP attacked in NC, Dems start fundraiser

October 28, 2016
Filed under In Print, Social Justice, World & Nation

The Orange County Republican Party headquarters on Oct. 15 was firebombed, with the words “Nazi Republicans leave town or else” painted on the side of the building. There were no deaths or injuries. This was deemed an act of domestic terrorism by Mike Pence, the vice presidential candidate for...

Award winners advance science

Award winners advance science

Tejas Santanam, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The winners of the Nobel Prize were announced in the first week of October and the prize has recognized a few scientists for their groundbreaking discoveries. First awarded in 1901, the prizes are awarded for discoveries in chemistry, literature, peace, physics and physiology and medicine. These discoveries...

Clinton, Obama campaign in Winston-Salem

Clinton, Obama campaign in Winston-Salem

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
October 27, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News, World & Nation

In 2008, Barack Obama won North Carolina by 0.32 percent of the vote. In 2016, North Carolina may come just as close in picking their presidential nominee. This is what Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and first lady of the United States Michelle Obama emphasized when they came to...

Close gubernatorial race in NC heats up

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer
October 22, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

A neck and neck election is happening this year between a moderate Democrat and a Republican who has been doubling down on controversial issues and rhetoric over the past few months. However, this refers not to the presidential election but to the election for the next North Carolina governor. The...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under Archives, In Print, World & Nation

Colombia For 52 years, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia were at war. But on Sept. 26, President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londono Echeverri signed a peace agreement in front of Colombian citizens and international representatives in Cartagena....

Turkey faces major difficulties after coup attempt

Turkey faces major difficulties after coup attempt

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator
September 29, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Turkey made headlines this summer when a failed coup attempt was quickly put down. The coup has proved just one of many issues facing an increasingly polarized government this year. Much of the controversy in Turkey today revolves around President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who, well before the coup,...

Students consider, amend current U.S. Constitution

Finn Conte, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

When the United States was established as an independent nation, the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution as a framework for governing the new country. The Constitution came into force in 1789. From the start, those who outlined this system started to alter and add to it. From 1791, when the...