The Guilfordian

Happy New Year 2022 // wuestenigel via wordpress.org

New Year’s Resolutions: A lasting tradition

MariaJose Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

With the new year comes the age-old tradition of making New Year's resolutions. This custom has a much longer history than most people realize.  According to history.com, New Year’s resolutions began...

Developments at the Hege Academic Commons

Roma Desai, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

The Hege Academic Commons — envisioned in 2014 as a part of the Hege Library Strategic Plan — has begun to come to fruition with new enrichment spaces such as the Teaching, Learning and Research...

Manchin, Sinema’s unwillingness to change filibuster rules may cost Democrats the Freedom to Vote Act

Miles Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

American democracy is again on life support, and those in charge of saving it are unwilling to operate. Biden and the Democrats, hot on the heels of their failure to pass the Build Back Better Act, seem...

Is New Year’s Overrated?

Meghan Curley, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

The way I see it, New Year's Eve is basically one big birthday party, during which we celebrate making it through another year by playing games, blowing party horns and eating junk food all night long....

Has ‘Encanto’ brought Disney’s magic back?

Sabrina Lavine, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

Disney has been a household name for generations, producing iconic films that defined so many people's childhoods.While I enjoyed some of their more recent films, like “Frozen 2” and “Onward,”...

“Full House” star Bob Saget pictured in 2005 // Animalparty via Wikimedia

Death of actor and comedian Bob Saget shakes entertainment community

Colin Smith, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

On Jan. 9, comedian and actor Bob Saget was found dead in his Orlando hotel room while he was on tour, the New York Times reported. He was 65 years old.  As of Jan. 21, an official cause of death has...

Founder and former CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, who recently stepped down and passed on his role as CEO to Parag Agrawal. // Mark Warner via Wikimedia.

Guilford Twitter users react as CEO Jack Dorsey departs

Rafael Alfaro , Staff Writer January 22, 2022

Twitter is a platform most known for allowing its users to freely express themselves in 280 characters or less. The site was founded in 2006, with Jack Dorsey, 45, acting as one of the CEOs until he was...

A mural depicting Ahmaud Arbery is painted in Brunswick, Georgia.

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers convicted

Guilford community reacts
Gabriela Vasquez, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

On Feb. 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was chased and killed by Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan.  Arbery was simply jogging through...

Load More Stories