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Remakes and reboots fail to please audiences

Remakes and reboots fail to please audiences

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

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


Filed under In Print, Opinion

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


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

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


Filed under In Print, Opinion

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...

Students seek identity through astrology

Students seek identity through astrology

Aaron Eisenberg, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Astrology is a system that assumes a very pointedly accurate definition for each of us. Decided by our time and location of birth, the reasoning behind these definitions is relatively indisputable because it works upon very poignant facts. With that rigidly acute categorization, it feels like something we can...

Staff Editorial: The Guilfordian recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month

Staff Editorial: The Guilfordian recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month

April 5, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and if you drink, we at The Guilfordian urge you to drink responsibly. If you drink, be sure to stay with a group that you trust and know will watch your back. At the same time, be sure to watch out for those around you. Avoid separating yourself from your group at a...

“The Boys” balances seriousness with satire

“The Boys” balances seriousness with satire

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

I’ve loved superheroes ever since I first learned to read. The powers, the bright and colorful costumes as well as the morals they inspire in the people they protect. But as the years pass, I find myself growing increasingly distant from the scene as it becomes hard to deny that the superhero genre ...

Indie publishers hold hidden literary gems

Indie publishers hold hidden literary  gems

Tyler Sehnal, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Independent and self-publishing is all the rage these days. As someone interested in creative writing myself, I think it’s important to give time to other aspiring authors who’ve chosen to take their creative destinies into their own hands and publish their work themselves. One particularly fascinating...

SPOILERS: “Us” comments on duality in America

SPOILERS: “Us” comments on duality in America

Aaron Eisenberg, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS!   Jordan Peele seems to be leading a resurgence of the horror genre. Having released “Get Out,” and now the movie “Us,” he is even slated at the helm of the “Twilight Zone” reboot. His use of horror is characterized by an artistic integrity based on his o...