The Guilfordian

Disney streams its way to the top

Matthew Climbingbear, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Disney Plus has been an ongoing conversation starter since the Disney empire announced its plans to create its own streaming platform in 2017. The idea is brilliant on Disney’s end but nonetheless, it’s complete blasphemy that Disney is going through such a hassle just to make even more money th...

New perspective from a newcomer

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Throughout high school little freedom is given, especially at your typical district school. College on the other hand stands as a stark contrast, offering hours of free time and endless opportunities to enjoy life and relax. That’s why it’s essential for a school to have activities and resource...

A loss of lore, lineage and legacy

Aaron Eisenberg, Opinion Editor

December 3, 2019

In the year of 2016 we saw a different Guilford. What was once a community bustling with the tunes of different cultures has dwindled into a more or less consolidated blob. Students could enter a campus where there seemed to be a whole lineage and legacy to enter and immerse within. Students were d...

Return of the movie menace: ‘Star Wars’ franchise joins the dark side

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….” That is the first thing we ever see in a “Star Wars” movie before fading out to the title card with that infamous theme composed by John Williams and diving into all the fun and action of the iconic series. Over many years, “Star Wars” has ga...

You only live once, so Snapchat says ask away

Snapchat, largely frequented social media app of brevity, is the platform for YOLO.

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 3, 2019

As I’m scrolling through my phone, emoji laden notifications pop up on my screen. Like a siren’s call, they implore me: “See who thinks about you in class” and “Ask: Tell me something you think I should know.” You might wonder, what is the application that demands such bravery in explori...

‘BoJack Horseman’ keeps its viewers hooked on trouble

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Matthew Climbingbear, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

BoJack Horseman recently started its sixth and final season about two weeks ago before fall break. I for one had to binge watch it over break, and was a bit upset to only have eight episodes to zoom through. The reason for this was because this was only half of season six. When I finished the season...

What are we in for with the new camera system, CCTV?

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 2, 2019

Guilford College is considered an open campus, which anyone can enter and leave at will, and only the residence halls and the library require individuals to swipe in. With the implementation of CCTV cameras at Guilford, there is concern that the College is cracking down on recent incidents by removin...

Born-Again rapper drops new album, ‘Jesus is King’

Phillip Williams, Guest Writer

December 2, 2019

On Oct. 25, 2019, Kanye West delivered to the world his ninth studio album entitled “Jesus is King.” This album has been met with a myriad of mixed reviews. In lamest terms some people say it's “fire!” and some say its “trash!” I can’t recount a time since I’ve been a fan of musi...

Snobbery: Is Scorsese the cinema gatekeeper?

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

While many would consider the Marvel Cinematic Universe to be one of the most illustrious franchises of the film industry, some, such as influential filmmaker Martin Scorsese, beg to differ. Scorsese’s recent comments on his animosity towards the MCU not only reveals the issues with his snobbery, ...