The Guilfordian

Did the fly on Pence’s head out-perform both vice presidential candidates?

Sophie Gray, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 6, current Vice President Mike Pence and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris met up for the second debate of the 2020 election. While this debate had a few memorable moments, pretty much everyone was able to agree that this debate was much less of a train wreck than the one between...

“Cuties” and “Enola Holmes”: Netflix’s October legal battles

“Cuties” and “Enola Holmes”: Netflix’s October legal battles

Freddie Stultz, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

On Oct. 6 and 10, Netflix was caught in the middle of legal controversies regarding two films released on their streaming platform. The first controversy concerned “Cuties,” an international film by Bien ou Bien Productions. According to the New York Post, on Oct. 6th, the Texas grand jury charged...

Staff Editorial: Inclusion and acceptance — Celebrations of diversity at Guilford

October 22, 2020

During the college search and application process, many students consider a school’s diversity as a key factor in their college decision, whether that diversity is in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion or ability. Diversity is listed on Guilford College’s website as one of seven...

Fleet Foxes’ Shore album

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Freddie Stultz, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Fleet Foxes, an indie/folk group, recently released their fourth studio album, “Shore,” on Sept. 22, just in time for the fall equinox. The album contains 15 songs, making this one of the longer records Fleet Foxes has produced. “Shore” deals with themes of mental health and social justice....

Minecraft Steve in Smash

Renata Diaz, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

“Super Smash Bros. Brawl” is a game that I have loved ever since I was a child. I remember waking up on the weekends and racing to turn on the Wii so that I could play my favorite game. I can’t seem to recall why, but my favorite character in the game had to be Samus from the “Metroid” series....

Staff Editorial: Climate change is a ticking time bomb

October 15, 2020

The clock counts down on the Metronome in Manhattan, a physical representation of the time we have left until the effects of global warming are irreversible. Currently, we have a little over seven years. Climate change is a real issue. Decades and decades of damage done by greenhouse gases and burning...

Was this the first real fail of a presidential debate?

Sophie Gray, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

This upcoming election is one of the most significant in U.S. history. As racial injustice reaches a boiling point, and as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the globe, this country has seen a major divide. While some believe that Donald Trump is helping our country, many others believe that he...

Season 2 of The Boys continues to please

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Last year, Amazon’s adaption of “The Boys” began streaming to both critical and commercial success. I had long since been a fan of the original comics and was blown away by how much the show got right. With its masterful commentary, complex characters and delightfully cynical world, the TV show,...

Trump’s tax travesty

Trump’s tax travesty

Erica James, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Millions of Americans pay thousands or sometimes millions of dollars in taxes every year. Many do this without hesitation and see it as a patriotic duty. One would think that the President of the United States would be at the forefront of this patriotism, but a few weeks ago, we learned that this is...