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Staff Editorial: Beating burnout

April 10, 2022

Finals. Midterms. Exams. These are the words that strike fear in the hearts of college students across the globe. It is a period where the next four to seven weeks become an absolute hell.  For some,...

Staff Editorial: Promoting inclusivity during Women’s History Month

March 27, 2022

During Women’s History Month, we often see familiar figures featured on our Instagram feeds and praised in news stories. Most people are aware of the accomplishments of women like Amelia Earhart, Eleanor...

Staff Editorial: Prevalence of gun violence should not return

February 27, 2022

“It’s important to stay safe” is a sentence we have heard frequently since the beginning of the decade. As COVID restrictions across the United States are slowly being lifted, we have returned to...

Staff Editorial: Teaching Black history in America for social justice

February 23, 2022

Public schools in America are often seen as neutral spaces where students from all walks of life have access to an equal and just education. However, public schools embedded in the country’s political...

Staff Editorial: Affirmative action puts Guilford’s core values in action

February 8, 2022

Guilford College is guided by seven core values: community, diversity, equality, excellence, integrity, justice and stewardship. Recently, two cases have been brought to the Supreme Court, one from Harvard...

Staff Editorial: The true history of Thanksgiving

November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving has been portrayed as a celebration of peace and cooperation between the Native Americans and white settlers, but is that perspective honest? In recent years, many publications have begun...

Staff Editorial—House of Straight Privilege

November 12, 2021

The Intercultural Engagement Center’s House of Straight/Cis Privilege display in King Hall ran from Oct. 27 to Nov. 3 this year. The display, which took up two hallways, included 13 stations, each depicting...

Staff Editorial: Guilford’s past leadership and the road ahead

November 5, 2021

October ushered in another change in Guilford College’s leadership. On Oct. 6, an email from Board of Trustees Chair Ed Winslow announced the appointment of Kyle Farmbry as the College’s new president....

Staff Editorial: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the only holiday that should be celebrated on Oct. 11.

October 22, 2021

In the United States, two holidays are celebrated Oct. 11. One of those two is Columbus Day, which is one of 12 federal holidays created by Congress. This holiday celebrates Christopher Columbus landing...

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