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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 Union Station area in Kansas City, Missouri, pictured here, was the site of the Feb. 14 Super Bowl rally where one person was killed and more than 20 were injured.

Illegal guns factored into shooting at Kansas City Super Bowl rally

AJ Johnson, Staff Writer April 22, 2024

According to multiple media sources, three men in Kansas City, Missouri, now face federal charges related to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Super Bowl parade and rally. As reported on the Associated Press...

President Joe Biden gave his State of the Union address to the U.S. Congress on March 7, 2024. His address focused on the Russia-Ukraine War, the Jan. 6 insurrection, reproductive health and other topics.

Biden gives State of the Union address

Hunter Metzloff, Features Editor April 12, 2024

From Roe v. Wade to Ukraine, from Jan. 6, 2021, to inflation, President Joseph Biden addressed every U.S. citizen on March 7 during his annual State of the Union address. This speech is especially important...

Lanterns such as these are used to celebrate Ramadan, a month of fasting and faith for Muslims around the world.

Ramadan during Gaza crisis

Jamal Pitts, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

The New York Times recently reported that the United Nations Security Council has decided to pass a resolution that calls for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza, with the United States abstaining from the...

This year has seen former President Trump face 91 felony charges across two states. An ongoing civil fraud trial in the state of New York. has been among his encounters with the courts.

Trump on trial: Former president faces fraud charges

Grady Tarleton, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

Former President Donald Trump currently is on trial in New York for allegedly lying to investors and inflating his net worth. Trump has had a rocky post-presidency, with multiple civil and criminal cases...

 In the month following Israel’s counter offensive in Gaza, solidarity protests for Palestine, such as the ones in Berlin on Oct. 21, sprung up around the globe.

What Guilford students need to know about the Israel-Hamas war

Abigail Mocharnuk, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

As most know, on Oct. 7, Hamas, a Palestinian organization that has been governing the Gaza Strip since 2007, attacked a music festival and several towns in southern Israel. These attacks, entitled “Al-Aqsa...

Mike Johnson, a Republican and conservative Christian from Louisiana, has been elected as speaker of the U.S. House. He has often expressed views that concern the LGBTQ+ community along with some religion scholars and progressive faith leaders.

Concerns rise among LGBTQ community with Johnson’s election as 56th House speaker

Darren Brumbach, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

After weeks of chaos and failed resolutions, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives has finally been selected. However, Rep. Mike Johnson's ascent to the role of speaker has raised concerns among...

Early lacrosse games were played with upwards of 1,000 players and were played on fields with no boundaries.

Lacrosse makes its Olympic debut, but the game’s creators may not participate

Maggie Bryson, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

Lacrosse, also known as the “Creator’s game”, has officially been added to the slate of sports competing in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games over 9 centuries after its inception. However, the creators...

Drs. Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman researched mRNA together at the University of Pennsylvania.

Nobel-Prize-winning researchers return to the basics of biology

Abigail Mocharnuk, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

On Oct. 2, scientists Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for their joint research on the capabilities of mRNA in immunization. Their findings, once...

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...

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