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The best news of the summer according to Guilford students

The best news of the summer according to Guilford students

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

Several students have reportedly been avoiding local, national and international news for the past four months. “I’ve stopped paying attention to news,” said Early College senior Joseph Chang. “The news media is shifting to click-bait.” This sentiment was echoed by many students who were...

News in Brief

News in Brief

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Mexico Over 116 people have died in a magnitude 7.1 earthquake affecting Mexcio City and nearby states, as of Sept. 19. 3.8 million central Mexico residents have experienced a disruption in electricity services, and public schools have been closed in Puebla, Mexico City and Guerrero until further...

NC joins multistate lawsuit defending DACA

NC joins multistate lawsuit defending DACA

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

Hundreds of protests across the nation. 20 state lawsuits. One rescinded program. President Donald Trump ordered an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, on Tuesday, Sept. 5 through a public statement from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “The DACA progra...

Violence causes refugee crisis

Violence causes refugee crisis

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The story of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s northern region of Rakhine State is one that has lasted for decades. However, a new bout of violence erupted in the country on Aug. 25 when a militant group known as the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) attacked 30 police posts, resulting...

Hurricane Harvey lands in Texas

Hurricane Harvey lands in Texas

Julia Martins De Sa, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas with a magnitude that hasn’t been seen since 2005. The Category 4 hurricane brought 130 mph winds and heavy rainfall to the entire Corpus Christi area, including Port Aransas and Port O’Connor, destroying homes and flooding...

News in Brief

News in Brief

September 8, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Monsoon Flooding In India, Nepal and Bangladesh Flooding from monsoons in South Asia has led to over 1,200 deaths and directly impacted over 40 million people, according to the U.N. The Red Cross has said the flooding from this rainy season is the worst it has been in 40 years. Evacuation, potential...

New economic sanctions on Venezuela put pressure on Maduro

New economic sanctions on Venezuela put pressure on Maduro

Jayraj Jonnalagadda, Shivam Gandhi, and Hans Oh

September 8, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The Trump administration recently imposed sanctions on trade concerning humanitarian aid and negotiations with debts on Venezuela to put pressure on its current government. The U.S. stopped before sanctioning against imports of crude oil from Venezuela, a move that would also raise American gas prices...