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U.S. celebrates National Poetry Month

U.S. celebrates National Poetry Month

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Each year since 1996, the United States has recognized the month of April as National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry organized by the Academy of American Poets. The recognition was designed to increase the appreciation for and simple awareness of poetry within the country. April was selected a...

Women’s Lacrosse ends regular season with four home games

Women’s Lacrosse ends regular season with four home games

Allyson Fuquay, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, Sports, Top Stories

With the spring athletic season nearing playoff time, the Guilford College women’s lacrosse team has a current overall record of 6-6 and is 1-4 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). The team has been working hard throughout the season and intends to finish out strong. All the players on t...

News in Brief

News in Brief

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Israel After Benny Gantz seemed to admit defeat in the country’s national election, current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks posed to stay in office for a fifth term, which would be a record. United States president Donald Trump offered his congratulations to Netanyahu. The final ballots, ...

Singapore introduces bill to fight false claims

Sarah Taylor and Kiran Soma

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Singapore is the latest country to take legislative measures against false claims by news outlets. Under deliberation for almost two years, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill would allow the Singaporean government to remove supposedly fallacious information and have media sit...

Quakers join in DIII Week celebration

Hunter Neal, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, Sports

Last week, Guilford College participated in Division III Week, a NCAA event where Division III colleges across the nation celebrate the impact of athletics on the campus and community. The NCAA released a facts and figures sheet detailing the impact athletics has at Division III institutions acrosse ...

Remakes and reboots fail to please audiences

Remakes and reboots fail to please audiences

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

These days there’s almost always a remake or reboot of a beloved property playing at the cinemas. From the live action Disney films to that new “Hellboy” reboot, it feels like we’re getting a never-ending cycle of lifeless cash grabs, some of which do well based on audience curiosity alone. It ...

Students vote on GSBA Executive Board

Students vote on GSBA Executive Board

Yunah Kim and Abigail AbantoHollans

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

On Wednesday, April 10, the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement (OSLE) announced election results for the Guilford Student Body Association (GSBA) Executive Board that will serve in the 2019-2020 academic year. Junior Lizzy Kapuscinski was named GSBA president. Junior Librado Mendoza Sosa ...

Burger King introduces meatless Whopper

Burger King introduces meatless Whopper

Elliot Adamson and Max Elkan

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

As of Monday, April 1, the Florida-based fast food chain Burger King has introduced a new menu item in 59 of their stores in the St. Louis, Missouri, area. The item has been dubbed the “Impossible Whopper” because it uses a meatless patty instead of a traditional ground beef patty. The meatless burge...

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

“It’s about time,” said President of Guilford College Jane Fernandes. On April 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bryan Jr. Auditorium, Guilford College held its inaugural Lavender Graduation. The Lavender Graduation celebrates graduating students from both undergraduate and graduate programs who are members...