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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 in the Middle East and North Africa reached a level four times greater than...

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 TV, make phone calls and interact with entertainment. In an attempt to...

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 Fattah al-Sisi led a military coup against the government. Along with...

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 or wounded. At the end of the four-month battle, both the Central and Allied...

Donald Trump becomes ’16 president-elect in US election

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Throughout Tuesday night, students exchanged groans for applause and cheers for jeers in Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Auditorium. They watched results and projections pour in from across the United States as the nation decided the presidential election. At midnight, the fate of the race hung in the balance,...

Students engage politics on campus

Students engage politics on campus

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

From 9/11 to the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, history is full of “Where were you?” moments. During such a historic election year, one might ask “Where were you Nov. 8, 2016?” For Guilford students, however, a better question might be “What did you do during the 2016 election?” Leading...

Climate change forces world to seek renewable energy options

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief
November 11, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Whether it is electric, wind or solar, there are countries starting to use forms of energy that will stick around long after coal. Almost every country in the world came together and signed the Paris Agreement on Dec. 12, 2015. As of Nov. 5, 100 nations have ratified the agreement according to the Uni...

Trump, Clinton fight for North Carolina at rallies

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief
November 4, 2016
Filed under In Print, World & Nation

In the last two presidential elections, North Carolina has chosen a presidential candidate by a margin of less than 3 percent. This is why, for the past few weeks, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump have been holding rallies in the state. “Every...

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...