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Apple Card prompts gender bias inquiry

Apple Card prompts gender bias inquiry

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Apple and its corporate partner Goldman Sachs have been implicated in a regulatory investigation of credit allotment practices following a controversial Twitter thread from an entrepreneur. Danish software developer David Hansson shared that his Apple Card credit limit was 20 times that of his wife Ja...

Bread vending machines appear in France

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Ouest France, a local and national French newspaper, recently reported that there has been an “unprecedented level of bakery closures” in rural areas. While the number of bakeries in France overall is increasing within major cities like Paris and Marseilles, family-owned bakeries in villages are decre...

Cold weather sparks desire for romance

Cold weather sparks desire for romance

Lana Heltzel, Editor-In-Chief

December 3, 2019

At last, North Carolina’s lingering summer warmth has faded, and a chill permeates the air. Leaves crunch underneath your boots and nights are arriving ever-earlier. But as the cold drives people inside, even the most commitment-loathing amongst us may start yearning for romance and companionship. Forget the ho...

Guilford reacts to changes in recycling system

Guilford reacts to changes in recycling system

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

In response to China’s ban on foreign garbage in 2018, cities all over the United States, including Greensboro, have been pressed to make belated changes to their recycling programs. These efforts are reflected right here at Guilford College as students and faculty members try to raise awareness abo...

You only live once, so Snapchat says ask away

You only live once, so Snapchat says ask away

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 3, 2019

As I’m scrolling through my phone, emoji laden notifications pop up on my screen. Like a siren’s call, they implore me: “See who thinks about you in class” and “Ask: Tell me something you think I should know.” You might wonder, what is the application that demands such bravery in explori...

Guilford’s sustainability efforts recognized by Princeton Review

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Every year, “The Princeton Review” releases its annual “Guide to Green Colleges,” which serves as an overview of the most environmentally committed colleges and universities nationwide. In late October of this year, Guilford College was named among the “Most Environmentally Friendly” coll...

Studies show coffee may have health benefits

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

Have a cup of joe, it could save your life. Recent studies have shown that coffee may lead to long term health benefits. According to Dr. Robert H Shmerling of Harvard Health Publishing, coffee consumption is linked to decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and strokes. In...

Early College Robotics hopes to win big next year

Early College Robotics hopes to win big next year

Julia Martins De Sa, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

A couple of well-oiled machines. This is perfect description for each of the Early College at Guilford’s Robotics teams, three of whom competed at the FIRST World Championship from March 19-22. Two First Tech Challenge teams, Team 731 “Wannabee Strange” and Team 5795 “Back to the Drawing ...

Scientists take risky step, create human hybrid

Scientists take risky step, create human hybrid

Tejas Santanam, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2017

For most people, familiarity with human-like pigs are limited to “Charlotte’s Web.” Recently, researchers announced the creation of a human-pig hybrid through injecting human cells into a pig embryo. While talking Wilburs will not be walking around anytime soon, the potential for medical...