The Guilfordian

FDA connections should not affect women’s health

FDA connections should not affect women’s health

Victor Lopez, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012

While we have a responsibility for our health,  I’m left wondering if possible corruption within the drug industry often prevents us from being well enough informed to begin to carry out this responsibility. At Guilford College, it is said that nearly 50 percent of Guilford’s female populatio...

Stop racism in the justice system

Tiffany Kallam, Guest Writer

January 27, 2012

I have always felt an intense drive to pursue avenues to help others who have been affected by societal and legal injustices. Even more recently, I have been focused and confident in my future abilities to adamantly advocate for others. This previous semester, beginning in September — while sitting...

The occupy movement: not just a another youth rebellion

The occupy movement: not just a another youth rebellion

Ali Krantzler, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012

The Occupy Wall Street movement began over five months ago in New York City’s financial district at Liberty Square. Since then, the movement has spread across the country to over 100 cities, including Philadelphia, Boston, Greensboro, Washington, D.C. and Oakland. There are different perceptions,...

New law broadens definition of rape

New law broadens definition of rape

Colleen Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012

Since 1927, national law has recognized women as the primary targets for sexual assault. Although it is true that males have the necessary anatomy to commit such a crime, we underestimate just who can be a victim and who can be a perpetrator. On Jan. 6, Attorney General Eric Holder announced a newly...

Urgent need for sustainable waste management

Chassidy Crump, Staff Writer

January 23, 2012

For a large part of the past year, the possibility of reopening the White Street landfill has caused a stir in local news. Since the Greensboro city council voted against the reopening, necessity for a new form of waste disposal has become imminent. Now, with a change in council members and dynamic,...

Everyone wants to be anti-Romney, and no one will be

Jacob Rosenberg, Staff Writer

January 23, 2012

The Republican presidential primary is likely over, but not because Tim Tebow joined the race last week. Instead, ex-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has become the pragmatic choice for Republican primary voters who never saw the culmination of an anti-Romney candidate. Right before the New Hampshire...

Tough economic climate calls for patience rather than pointing fingers

Tough economic climate calls for patience rather than pointing fingers

Victor Lopez, Staff Writer

January 23, 2012

North Carolina’s decision to replace the state's entire student aid program is alarming. The financial cuts that are involved will affect programs across the board at Guilford College and it is not going to be pretty. Every department campus-wide will be affected. Last year, the college ...

Exercise your right to help others

Staff

January 23, 2012

Sometimes it can seem like holidays like Martin Luther King, Jr. Day serve their biggest purpose as an opportunity for politicians to pander. Especially in an election year, it can be easy to be jaded even at a place like Guilford College. Luckily, we are part of a community that offers extensive...

It’s just nudity, don’t try to cover it up

Haley Hawkins, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2012

The college campus: a place for exploration and freedom of thought. A test run for the “real world.” So the common understanding goes. It is hard to accept that any aspect of the higher education realm would be treated as anything less. It is astonishing to believe, in this day and age when constitutional...