The Guilfordian

Clubs become the last remaining vestige of student involvement on Guilford’s campus

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Currently the clubs at Guilford are one of the only ways students remain active outside their studies. Guilford College offers a variety of clubs such as the Black Student Union, Democracy Matters, Biohazard Ultimate Frisbee, Food Justice Club and The Guilfordian, which are only a few out of the 56 clu...

Reboots bastardize beloved animated classics and the loyal fans take the hit

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Cartoons and animated movies have been around for generations, providing a pastime for kids on Saturday mornings while also creating unforgettable memories. Companies know this, so in an attempt to draw on nostalgia they remake these animated shows. What’s unfortunate is that they’re often changed for th...

The Ungrateful Audience: Camp Flog Gnaw marks a trend in the entertainment industry

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Sunday, Nov. 10, the crowd at Tyler the Creator’s “Camp Flog Gnaw” concert booed the rapper Drake offstage during his surprise performance. Drake is world renown for his music, and most would jump at the chance to see him, but this crowd would not have him. The attendees were expecting a ...

Violence, protests continue in Hong Kong

Kiran Soma, World and Nation Editor

December 20, 2019

Incited by an extradition bill in February, protests in Hong Kong have continued for months. Pro-democracy movements have gained international credence, with stories of police brutality surfacing each day. Although local elections took place in recent weeks, it is crucial to understand the background a...

Apple Card prompts gender bias inquiry

An image of David Hansson, a programmer, speaking at a tech conference in California.

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Apple and its corporate partner Goldman Sachs have been implicated in a regulatory investigation of credit allotment practices following a controversial Twitter thread from an entrepreneur. Danish software developer David Hansson shared that his Apple Card credit limit was 20 times that of his wife Ja...

News In Brief

Kiran Soma, World and Nation Editor

December 20, 2019

South Korea K-pop singers Jung Joon-young and Choi Jong-hoon have been sentenced to serve time in prison due to their involvement in the Burning Sun Scandal. The Korea Herald reported that Jung was sentenced to six years while Choi received a five-year jail time. Both are required to complete 80 ho...

Study Abroad Photo of The Week

Kiran Soma, World and Nation Editor

December 20, 2019

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Bread vending machines appear in France

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Ouest France, a local and national French newspaper, recently reported that there has been an “unprecedented level of bakery closures” in rural areas. While the number of bakeries in France overall is increasing within major cities like Paris and Marseilles, family-owned bakeries in villages are decre...

Narratives offer insight into immigrant journeys

Alesha Garcia, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Nov. 13, Immigrant Student Coordinator Liz Torres Melendez and the Intercultural Engagement Center hosted an evening where staff, visitors and students met for dinner in the Gilmer Room to hear the stories of faculty and staff members who immigrated into the United States. Among the faculty and staff members w...