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Staff Editorial: Keeping yourself and community safe next blackout

February 25, 2021

Last Saturday, Feb. 13, was a day that took quite an unexpected turn. At least for the early birds, what seemingly started as just another day of gloomy weather—worthy of curling up under a knitted blanket,...

Sia's “Music” movie poster

Sia’s “Music”: A sour note for autism representation

Francisco Montenegro, Opinion Editor February 25, 2021

The leadup to Sia’s “Music” movie was a rocky one, to say the least. For the past four months, Sia has faced a string of controversies regarding her upcoming film. Incidents included the casting...

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“Judas and the Black Messiah” calls for justice

Dazmyn Gaymon, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Inspired by the true story of Fred Hampton, a chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, “Judas and the Black Messiah” might just be one of my favorite Black History films to date. Daniel Kaluuya...

Staff Editorial: Celebrating Black History Month

February 20, 2021

A lot has changed this past year on campus. With most students adapting to either living off-campus or with limitations, Black History Month celebrations have had to adjust in the same ways. Considering...

The harsh reality of the United States origin

Dazmyn Gaymon, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

If someone were to ask you about the United States' origin, you would most likely refer to the year 1776. July 4, 1776 is the date on which many Americans think this great nation originated. However, some...

U.S. teen dons a qipao, a traditional Chinese dress as a “prom dress.”

Avoiding cultural appropriation: Why you shouldn’t wear a kimono during Lunar New Year

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Before groups such as BTS entered the modern media scene, Korea was as foreign of a nation as Oz to most individuals across America. Samsung was known as a “Chinese phone brand” among westerners, and...

Jonathon Podolsky is the moderator of Hampshire College Alumni of Western MA, Director of the non-profit Re-envisioning Marlboro College Corporation, and runs a Hampshire College/Sweet Briar Facebook group. He has been involved in save college movements for two years. Podolsky advised Save Guilford leadership during the group’s formation. He can be reached at www.Podolsky.cc

Guilford – called to the light

Jonathon Podolsky, Guest Writer February 20, 2021

The light at the end of the tunnel could be an oncoming train.  Save Guilford is a group mainly of alumni that has emerged to oppose draconian cuts at Guilford College. It has been unable to force...

Google Says ‘No’ to Stadia-exclusive Games

Nolan Ross, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

In 1998 my family had a big Macintosh with an eggshell-white monitor case and tower a tad shorter than my 3-year-old person. It could play “Myth: The Fallen Lords,” the 1997 release from Bungie, the...

Staff Editorial: Staying healthy at Guilford and protecting the campus community

February 11, 2021

After nearly a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Guilford students long for a return to normal college life—days filled with in-person classes, long conversations with friends in the crowded caf, study...

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