The Guilfordian

‘Bumblebee’ captures old school nostalgia

‘Bumblebee’ captures old school nostalgia

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

While many have turned their back on the “Transformers” movies as director Michael Bay continues to produce one mediocre film after another, a little spinoff called “Bumblebee” has brought light in the franchise’s darkest hour. Directed by Travis Knight and written by Christina Hodson, “Bumblebee”...

The life of a military significant other

The life of a military significant other

Mei Lander, Staff Writer & Executive Copy Editor

January 18, 2019

Let me start by saying I have never had a relationship where adult decisions were so important. You have to think ahead while still staying realistic because you never know what could happen if your significant other is deployed. You do not get much warning when things happen. Neither of you do. He...

Staff Editorial: Goals for second half

Staff Editorial: Goals for second half

January 18, 2019

We have reached the second half of Volume 105 of The Guilfordian and the editorial board would like to reinforce our commitment to fair and accurate reporting. Each semester, we are gifted with new staff members and many writers who are diving into the journalistic style of writing for the first time....

Climate change a threat to national security

Climate change a threat to national security

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

January 18, 2019

Weightlifter David Katoatau made headlines in 2016 with his joyful dance at the Rio Olympics.  After dropping his weights, he spun and waved his arms, a gleeful look of triumph on his face as the audience cheered. But Katoatau was not celebrating his sixth-place finish. His home island, Kiribati,...

Staff Editorial: Staff thanks audience

Staff Editorial: Staff thanks audience

December 7, 2018

We have reached our final issue of the semester and we would like to thank our readership for following us every step of the way. We had the amazing opportunity to share the hard work of our tremendous staff over the first half of Volume 105. We thank you for allowing us to also share the voices of...

Pelosi runs for Speaker of the House

Pelosi runs for Speaker of the House

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Democrats from the House of Representatives met in Washington, D.C. to hold a private vote for the nominations of a prospective Speaker of the House of Representatives. The Speaker will be voted on officially by all House members in January 2018 to determine who will remain in o...

AMC’s ‘Walking Dead’ show needs rebirth

AMC’s ‘Walking Dead’ show needs rebirth

Sofia Pavrone, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Beware. Deadly spoilers inside. Six years have gone by and still you can find me in the same spot Sunday at 9 p.m. I’m curled up in bed watching “The Walking Dead.” A lot has changed since Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) first woke up in a hospital bed to discover a zombie apocalypse waiting for hi...

Hops serves excellence

Hops serves excellence

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

After finishing classes for the day, my friends and I decided it was time to go get some lunch. Having been recently reminded that I hadn’t been to Hops Burger Bar in a while, I suggested it to the group. After a unanimous approval, we piled into the car and began the quick 15 minute drive to Hops ...

‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel falls short

‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel falls short

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

The true crime of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” was how it turned such a rhapsodic and emotional film franchise into something so soulless and convoluted. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is the second installment in the “Fantastic Beasts” franchise. During t...