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The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The North Carolina State Legislature has passed Senate Bill 49, a law that could fundamentally change the way schools treat LGBTQ+ students through numerous new regulations on how issues relating to gender and sexuality are handled by teachers and administrators.

Should you be worried about SB49?

Grady Tarleton, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

The NC state legislature recently overrode Governor Roy Cooper’s veto on the “Parents Bill of Rights,” NC Senate Bill 49. This controversial bill severely restricts the rights of LGBTQ+ students,...

Patrick McHenry, a Republican representative from North Carolina, has been appointed as interim Speaker of the House while a replacement for Rep. Kevin McCarthy is decided on.

Who is Patrick McHenry?

Grady Tarleton, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

On October 3rd, Rep. Kevin McCarthy was ousted as Speaker of the House in a historic vote, the first ever instance of a person being removed from that position. A replacement, Representative Mike Johnson...

Indigenous peoples in North America face a history of genocide, erasure and negative stereotypical portrayals in the media. Many indigenous Americans have called for increased recognition of historical violence, such as through the recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day.

Indigenous People’s Day recognized for a third year

Darren Brumbach, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

North America was colonized hundreds of years ago, and yet it took until 2021 for the Indigenous peoples who have always lived here to receive federal recognition in the form of a day. Additionally, it’s...

An aerial shot of the Island of Maui from the Hawaii Army National Guard. Two air crews worked to drop buckets of water over the island for several hours. (Via wikimedia commons)

Colonialism fueled the flame: Causes of the Maui Wildfires

Christopher Anderson September 25, 2023

On Aug. 8, the worst wildfire Hawaii has ever seen killed 115 people, decimated residents’ homes and wreaked havoc on Maui’s ecosystems. The fire was attributed to fallen power lines caused by powerful...

The Quaker Cupboard in King 122 provides free access to snacks and food for Guilford College students.

Guilford’s Quaker Cupboard combats food insecurity across campus

Conrad Boone, Social Justice Editor September 22, 2023

Did you know that over a third of college students across America struggle with food insecurity? According to a 2019 survey by Temple University’s Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, 39%...

Porcupine caribou are one of 200 animal species that rely on ANWR’s preservation, especially in maintaining access to calving areas.

Biden cancels ANWR drilling leases

Abigail Mocharnuk, Staff Writer September 22, 2023

On Sept. 6, the Biden administration announced it would be canceling seven Trump-era oil and gas drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, more commonly known as ANWR. Additionally, approximately...

During the month of Ramadan, an iftar meal, like the one pictured here, is eaten to break the fast once the sun sets.

Recognizing Ramadan

Conrad Boone, Staff Writer April 9, 2023

Ramadan, which means “burning heat,” is a month-long holiday observed by Muslims since the seventh century. Many celebrate it through selfless deeds, prayer and fasting, typically from sunrise to sundown....

North Carolina Sen. Amy Galey sponsored  SB49, a new bill that prohibits discussions of gender and sexual identity in classrooms from kindergarten to fourth grade.

N.C. Senate passes ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill: What does this mean for students?

Conrad Boone, Staff Writer April 1, 2023

North Carolina’s Senate has added to the over 420 anti-LGBTQ bills introduced in state legislatures nationwide in 2023 with SB49, deemed a “Don’t Say Gay” bill by critics.  The so-called “Parents’...

A Woman’s Choice of Greensboro is woman-owned and woman-operated, providing discreet and open-minded reproductive healthcare to our community.

A guide to navigating abortion care in a post-Roe Greensboro

Sarah Smiley, Social Justice Editor March 24, 2023

When the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade last June, the constitutional right to an abortion disappeared. The decision now falls to the states to create legislation regarding the accessibility of...

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