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Quakers women’s basketball ready for ODAC Tournament

Quakers women’s basketball ready for ODAC Tournament

Andrew Walker, Sports ann Web Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, Sports

Guilford’s women’s basketball team faces Shenandoah University in the quarterfinals of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday, Feb. 21. The Quakers are the first seed in the tournament after winning the regular-season title with a 16-2 conference record. Guilford will face Sh...

Women’s tennis team looks for turnaround

Women’s tennis team looks for turnaround

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, Sports, Top Stories

Guilford College’s women’s tennis head coach Kim Kleimeier is looking to turn the program around after the team has gone 2-28 combined over the past two seasons. The team has not had a winning record since the 2007-08 season under head coach Jenn Anderson. After three years as an assistant to Dave McCai...

‘Future Man’ film redeems time travel trope

‘Future Man’ film redeems time travel trope

Liam Conolly, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

If I could name one of my defining traits, it would be my absolute and utter disdain for the concept of time travel. It’s chaotic, undefined and far too often promotes overly-convenient and lazy writing in creators. Simply put, it’s a concept that most entertainment should just stay away from. ...

Students speak on benefits of vaccine

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print

Since their creation in 1796 by Edward Jenner, there have been significant scientific advancements that have enabled vaccines to be mass produced and available to the public. However, the basic idea remains the same. Vaccines are an arm-to-arm inoculation to prevent the spread of disease. There are m...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Ukraine  Russian lawmakers voted on Feb. 19 to ban the use of smartphones or recording devices by the military after journalists used the digital traces of smart devices to expose state secrets. Pictures and videos posted online by Russian soldiers contradict the government’s claims that Russian soldiers...

Nigerian election postponed

Trey Kawugule, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The parliamentary and presidential election in Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria, has been delayed from its original Feb. 16th date. The electoral commission claims that the delay was forced by “logistical problems”. Reports state that the delay cost the economy $1.5bn (£1.15bn), according to th...

Grain mills could rot due to war in Yemen

Grain mills could rot due to war in Yemen

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

If negotiators in Yemen are unable to successfully implement a ceasefire, grain, which could save millions of lives, could be left to rot. The war in Yemen between the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels has left over 10,000 dead and 14 million people on the brink of starvation, leadi...

Indonesian police use snake as scare tactic

Elijah Short, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

In a bizarre incident which is now going viral, police in Papua a province of Indonesia, used a snake to draw a confession from a man accused of stealing mobile phones. In the video, the man is shown fully restrained by Indonesian officers during his investigation. The suspect was seen screaming while...

Democratic 2020 candidates underwhelm

Zach Bradley, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

It seems like each presidential election ‘starts’ earlier and earlier each time. In recent weeks, and even in the past months, a spring of Democrats have formally announced their run for the 2020 Democratic candidacy. Names include senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Kamala Harris of Californi...