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New Saw movie, old plot

New Saw movie, old plot

Tanetta Kelly, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Warm buttery popcorn. Check. Big icy cold drink. Check. Overpriced candy. Check. I was ready to see and critique the latest in the “Saw” franchise, “Jigsaw.” I have never met a single person who have seen all eight “Saw” movies. I asked around to everyone I know, co-workers, friends and...

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Snake. Victim. Trouble. Taylor Swift. For many people who follow the lives of celebrities and Hollywood drama, all of these words are synonymous. Taylor Swift is often in the limelight, either for what she wore to that award show or this movie premiere. Maybe it’s for the last song she wrote to...

Staff Editorial: Mental health should be first priority for students

Staff Editorial: Mental health should be first priority for students

November 17, 2017


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

In recent years, the use of electronic devices, such as smartphones and laptops, has become normalized, especially in teenagers ranging in age from 12 to 17. According to findings published by the Pew Research Center online, 78 percent of teens have a cell phone, and 23 percent of teens have a tablet...

Chipotle’s new queso falls short of the hype

Chipotle’s new queso falls short of the hype

Nathan Park and Jayraj Jonnalagadda

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Chipotle recently launched their new queso dip nationwide on Sep. 12. Over the past few years, Chipotle has been rapidly growing and has over 384 restaurants in California alone. The new queso stirred up a lot of talk on social media, so we decided that the best way to understand all the buzz was to...

Blade Runner sequel does justice to first film

Blade Runner sequel does justice to first film

Nathan Park and Eric Xu

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

For over 35 years, people have been anticipating the sequel to the iconic, original “Blade Runner.” On Oct. 6, 2017, “Blade Runner 2049” was released. The plot is quite simple. Officer K (Ryan Gosling) discovers a long-buried secret that has the potential to destroy what is left of society,...

California sets an example for pet policies

California sets an example for pet policies

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

For as long as I can remember, people have always told me to adopt from animal shelters or rescue centers rather than purchasing a pet from a pet store. I was told to avoid supporting the poor treatment of animals and the inhumane conditions in “puppy mills” and “kitten factories” by purchasing...

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian introduces new social justice editor to help ensure integrity

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian introduces new social justice editor to help ensure integrity

November 10, 2017


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

The Guilfordian is an ever-developing student-run social justice newspaper. Our most recent development is the addition of Lesly Vasquez as the Social justice editor. As such, they will be monitoring our articles as a further measure to ensure that we provide content with integrity and awareness.  Though...

Staff Editorial: Title IX case opens discussions about gender

Staff Editorial: Title IX case opens discussions about gender

November 3, 2017


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

A Title IX lawsuit has been filed against Guilford College and the former athletic director, Tom Palombo. We want to remind the College, as a social justice paper, of the importance that gender equity has in creating a comfortable environment on campus. Equality represents one of Guilford College’s...