The Guilfordian

Twitch stream brings light to trans rights

Twitch stream brings light to trans rights

Aubrey Fetzer, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

On Jan. 19th, with the aid of politicians, game creators and actors, one video game streamer managed to raise over $300,000 for a UK Trans charity. Mermaids, a UK-based transgender support group, was due to recieve a $500,0000 lottery grant the other week when funding was suddenly pulled in response to n...

G.I. Joe brand needs big resurgence

G.I. Joe brand needs big resurgence

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Ever since its humble beginnings as an action figure line in 1964, G.I. Joe has been an icon to the youth of America. Whether it was through the toys, cartoons or comics, the Joes have had an indomitable impact on pop culture, waging their brutal war against the forces of Cobra wherever freedom is t...

What Trump didn’t tell you about undocumented immigrants

What Trump didn’t tell you about undocumented immigrants

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Perhaps one of the most prevalent myths in politics today is that undocumented immigrants are harmful to the economy. Undocumented immigration became a huge source of contention in 2016. President Donald Trump railed against supposedly uncontrolled undocumented immigration, which supposedly allowed undoc...

Staff Editorial: Black History Month

Staff Editorial: Black History Month

February 8, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Black History Month is in full swing this year, beginning with the Black Student Art Show Exhibit, which opened on Feb. 4. As we celebrate Black History Month, this year with the theme “A Different World,” we should also strive to remember that black history is American history. Although it is too of...

Staff Editorial: Title IX training shows need for focus

Staff Editorial: Title IX training shows need for focus

February 1, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

On Jan. 25, the Title IX Coordinator and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Barbara Lawrence sent out email with a link to the mandatory sexual assault prevention training for all student. This training is important but only the start to stop sexual assault and harassment. The Guilford...

“Glass” fails to follow “Unbreakable”

“Glass” fails to follow “Unbreakable”

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

If you asked me to describe M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” to you, I would say it’s like he wrote the first draft of what could have been an amazing film, then he never bothered to write another draft. Fundamentally speaking, it’s not just bad writing that killed “Glass,” but ego as well. ...

NFL Overtime rule costed Kansas City, needs change

Elliot Adamson, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Nearly two weeks ago, fans of American football gathered to watch a pair of games to decide which two teams would advance to Super Bowl LIII. Yet, despite the hype, the two games were best remembered for the controversy that decided them. Although the most discussed moment of the weekend was the missed ...

Mumford & Sons’ “Delta” proves worthy

Mumford & Sons’ “Delta” proves worthy

Tyler Sehnal, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Early on, it’s clear that Mumford & Sons’ fourth studio effort, “Delta,” is by no means an attempt by the band to reinvent the wheel. Released on November 16, 2018, the album has since managed to top the U.S. Billboard Hot 200, likely for the simple fact that it’s a Mumford & Sons alb...

Staff Editorial: Reporting stands tall during the shutdown

Staff Editorial: Reporting stands tall during the shutdown

January 25, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Political polarization has officially come to a head. President Donald Trump’s demands for $5.7 billion to fund his border wall between the United States and Mexico have caused the federal government shutdown, leading 380,000 government employees to be furloughed immediately without pay. Stretching longer...