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Mary Hobbs postponement could be learning experience

February 8, 2013

A sudden change of financial resources postponed the renovation construction of Mary Hobbs Hall. The postponement leaves unanswered questions and added stress for Hobbs residents and faculty. The construction...

Facebook envy: Isolation in a crowd

February 8, 2013

Statuses, profile pictures, memes and those pictures you took when you went to that place you’ve been talking about for weeks — shared. Facebook has become an enormous part of our everyday social...

‘Home Sweet Dorm’ only goes so far: student homelessness

'Home Sweet Dorm' only goes so far: student homelessness
February 8, 2013

Imagine attending college with no roof over your head. According to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, more than 33,000 college students nationwide face this situation. Guilford is no exception...

Women are fit to fight, day or night

February 8, 2013

Since its birth, the United States military has denied women the option of performing combat-oriented jobs. On Jan. 24, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced to the press that this ban had been removed. “If...

Making the most of the holidays

December 7, 2012

Worried about how to kill time during your new, lengthy winter break? Are you terrified that boredom will swallow you whole as you yearn for the Spring semester? Dreading the clash between college freedom...

My night with Thomas Jefferson

December 7, 2012

The other night, I had a dream in which I spoke with Thomas Jefferson about America. I talked to him for what seemed like hours, but he never spoke back. I told him that I can’t comprehend being...

What is the deal with Mary Hobbs renovations? Varied student opinions voiced around campus

December 7, 2012

Mary Hobbs is in desperate need of renovations. It’s getting old. It would be really nice to see it look a lot better than it does now. However, there is a price. This has become a very controversial...

Black Friday: Nothing says the holiday season like getting trampled by not-so-good deals

December 7, 2012

“At midnight, security made an announcement over the P.A. system. ‘The Mall is opening. Happy Black Friday,’ and then it came,” said sophomore Avery Olearcyzk, Build-A-Bear Workshop employee. “There...

New common core standards compromise student opportunities

December 7, 2012

User manuals, train schedules and other “informational texts” – what do these reading materials have in common? Now they will all be prioritized in the classroom over some of our most revered works...

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