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DACA recipients should not be blamed

DACA recipients should not be blamed

Julia Martins De Sa, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

On the morning of Sept. 18, the Trump administration announced that they would be repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. In the moments after the announcement was made, the hearts of millions of Americans and immigrants fell. This was a decision rooted in racism and fear, a decision that...

Clubs should not receive special treatment

Clubs should not receive special treatment

Olivia La Ganza, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Clubs and organizations are an integral part of any college campus.  Guilford has over 50 clubs on campus spanning a wide variety of interests, from rugby to forensic biology. There is a code of conduct for campus clubs and organizations so that they are held accountable for their actions, and if...

Staff Editorial: Clubs enhance college experience

Staff Editorial: Clubs enhance college experience

September 22, 2017


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

As students, we understand that academics are a top priority, but certainly they certainly do not make up the full college experience. A student taking 16 credit hours in a semester is expected to dedicated 48 hours of their week to classwork and outside, leaving 120 hours (minus sleep and eating, of...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

I walked away from the Sept. 4 panel on North Korea’s nuclear activity with more concerns than answers. Foremost of these was on the alternative perspective on the relationship between the United States and the secluded state that was presented by some of the panel, most memorable being Professor Zhihong...

The Front Bottoms are “Going Grey” in new album

The Front Bottoms are “Going Grey” in new album

Jilly Campbell, Assistant Copy Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, The Fillmore Charlotte will be opening its doors to pop punk enthusiasts at 7:30 p.m. to premiere The Front Bottoms performing their upcoming album, “Going Grey.” Their openers include Bad Bad Hats and Basement. Originally based in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, childhood friends...

Social media gives way for effective protests in the US

Social media gives way for effective protests in the US

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

How different would our newspapers and news networks be if Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the other modern modes of online communication were taken away? The age of social media has given power to individuals by supplying a platform to bring light to what they may see as the issues or injustices in...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

A police presence was requested last week after there was an attempted kidnapping on campus. Not only were there police monitoring students and on-campus traffic, but they were also allowed to drive through campus in Guilford Public Safety cars and carts. This is not safe for a large number of students...

Famous songs should not define countries, cultures

Famous songs should not define countries, cultures

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Whenever I mention that I listen to Indian music more than American music, most people automatically respond with something along the lines of, “I’ve danced to Bollywood music before. It’s so hype!” Of course, I do listen to the upbeat songs characteristic of Bollywood films often played at...

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

As a campus focused on social justice, we want to work to change the world. We want to make a world that is more accepting, more free, more just. We cannot, however, simply make a difference without information. In order to change the world, we must know what is happening and its context. We must be...