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Taika Waititi brings us a WWII Comedy

Taika Waititi, the director who impersonated Hitler.

Aaron Eisenberg, Opinion Editor

December 20, 2019

Back on Oct. 18, a film called “Jojo Rabbit” was released in theatres. Though to be clear, it seems more like select theatres, seeing as if you heard about the film you probably had a hard time finding a place to see it, and if you saw it, you probably had trouble finding a convenient time to do so...

London terror attack still under investigation

An image of Fishmonger’s Hall, where the attack began.

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Nov. 29, 28-year-old British native Usman Khan threatened to detonate a fake suicide vest in Fishmongers’ Hall in London before stabbing five people. Two of them were killed and Khan was shot dead by police. According to The Telegraph, Khan acted like he would set off the vest and proceeded to at...

Measles outbreak continues in Samoa

Paige Abbott and Annie Vo, Staff Writers

December 20, 2019

The fight against vaccines has been slowly tapping away at American social politics for years now. However, the threat of unvaccinated diseases became apparent on a large scale as Samoa began suffering a severe measles outbreak in early October. According to ABC News, a mistake in the administra...

News In Brief

Kiran Soma, World and Nation Editor

December 20, 2019

Saudi Arabia Saudi Aramco, a large oil-trading company centered in Saudi Arabia, announced on Dec. 4 that its final share price would be $8.53. According to CNN, the company has the largest IPO in the world, raising $25.6 billion and possessing subscriptions amounting to over $119 billion. Saudi Aramc...

OSLE Director Tim Johnson resigns

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

On Dec. 2, Guilford Dean of Students Steve Mencarini sent an email to Guilford’s student body announcing the resignation of the Director of the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement (OSLE) Tim Johnson following “three years of dedicated service.” The resignation occurred over Thanksg...

Professor McAlister launches new children’s book

Mohamed Togol, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Guilford College Professor Caroline McAlister launched a new book at a Guilford event hosted by the Learning Commons on Thursday, Dec. 5. A children’s book, it was titled “Finding Narnia: The Story of C.S. Lewis and His Brother Warnie.” Written by Caroline McAlister and illustrated by Jessica Lanan, “Finding ...

News In Brief

Navya Belavadi, News Editor

December 20, 2019

Poetry slam workshop explores forgiveness and peacebuilding As part of the initiative of Conflict Resolution Resource Center and Peace and Conflict Studies, students attended a poetry slam workshop on Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in King Hall 126. At the center of discussion were poems written by ...

Guilford choir brings holiday cheer

Tyler Patterson, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Sunday, Dec. 8, the Guilford College Choir, Lumina Treble Ensemble and the Guilford Youth Choir were truly in the holiday spirit. An event in the Carnegie Room from 6-7 p.m. involved joyous singing, intriguing storytelling and lots of Christmas cheer. The lights were bright inside the Carnegie R...