The Guilfordian

More than just a page in the textbooks: Trump will leave his mark

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

It’s no secret that our current president of the United States, Donald Trump, has made a real spectacle of himself. Some believe that Trump has some good intentions for what he’s doing and continue to support him, while others felt angered and disturbed with his unnerving words. But lately, word has go...

Youth make strides for climate justice

Ramya Krishna, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

From Pac Man and Pong to Overwatch and Fortnite, video games have changed over nearly half a century to become the advanced graphic and gameplay-boosting items that are now synonymous with today’s gaming network. As the future looms before us, gamers and citizens alike should be prepared for the inn...

Modern innovations allow video gamers to explore uncharted worlds with virtual reality

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

From Pac Man and Pong to Overwatch and Fortnite, video games have changed over nearly half a century to become the advanced graphic and gameplay-boosting items that are now synonymous with today’s gaming network. As the future looms before us, gamers and citizens alike should be prepared for the inn...

Social media stars create plastic reality

Social media stars create plastic reality

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Few people are willing to fork out $50 to watch a wedding, especially when it’s a complete scam designed purely for fame and fortune. Sadly, thousands fell into this trap July 29 and spent anywhere from $50-$75 to view YouTube stars Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau “tie the knot.” While social media...

Three-week IDS brings only sheer anxiety

Three-week IDS brings only sheer anxiety

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

The three week course was successful for some students. In particular, students who went abroad had the opportunity to be immersed in a new space and culture while focusing on one topic. The students were able to go observe places and have hands-on experiences traveling in a foreign country. This type...

Remakes and reboots fail to please audiences

Remakes and reboots fail to please audiences

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

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 ...

Logic experiments with genre in “Supermarket”

Logic experiments with genre in “Supermarket”

Eli Short, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Bobby Hall, aka “Logic,” a rapper from College Park, Maryland dropped a new album called “Supermarket.” Now a rapper-turned author, the alt-rock album is a tie-in with his novel, also called “Supermarket,” which is about a character named Flynn that suffers depression and psychological i...

Staff Editorial: Rising editor-in-chief embraces change

Staff Editorial: Rising editor-in-chief embraces change

April 12, 2019

Throughout my college career, I’ve pursued journalism with a tenacity that made my friends worry for my mental health. From an outside perspective, working on the staff of a small college’s newspaper may look like a thankless task burdened by unnecessary stress, but I’ve always been drawn to th...

American government continues to neglect education funding

Zach Bradley, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Two weeks ago, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that she would go through with President Donald Trump’s budget plan for the next fiscal year by cutting funds to the Special Olympics. However, Trump then went over the decision, and after a grueling two days of outcries from both Democrat...