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Illegal loggers kill Amazonian warrior

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor

December 3, 2019

On Nov. 1, a 26-year-old native warrior was murdered by illegal loggers in the Araribóia Indigenous Land in the Amazon Rainforest, specifically at Bom Jesus das Selvas, Maranhão, between the Lagoa Comprida and Jenipapo villages in Brazil (APIB). The territory is home to the Guajajara tribe. Known...

Whistleblower agrees to answer questions

Whistleblower agrees to answer questions

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

On July 25, 2019, President Trump had a call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. During their correspondence, Trump reportedly pressured Zelensky to give up information on political rivals for the United States to give aid and support in a quid pro quo exchange. Details on the conversation ...

Study Abroad Photo of the Week

Study Abroad Photo of the Week

Lana Heltzel, Editor-In-Chief

December 3, 2019

Whether you have been or are currently abroad, we would love to see trip photos. Please email the photos to The Guilfordian at guilfordian@guilford.edu with information about the image and where and when you studied.

McDonald’s terminates CEO

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 3, 2019

On Nov. 3, the Board of Directors of McDonald’s dismissed CEO Steve Easterbrook due to evidence that he had a consensual relationship with an employee, which is against company policy. In a statement, the board declared that they had determined Easterbrook “demonstrated poor judgement.” Eas...

News in Brief

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor

December 3, 2019

Russia Oleg Sokolov, a specialist in French history, famous historical reenactor and professor at the University of St. Petersburg, was pulled out of the Moika River on Saturday, Nov. 9, and investigated as the main suspect for the murder of Anastasia Yeshchenko, one of his students. Her dismembered body w...

Colombian capital elects first gay female mayor

Colombian capital elects first gay female mayor

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Claudia López has just been elected as the first female mayor of Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. Now holding what is considered to be one of the most powerful positions in Colombian government, second only to the president, López is breaking barriers in an increasingly accepting Colombian society. ...

ISIS leader killed in Special Forces raid

ISIS leader killed in Special Forces raid

Nathan Johnson and Jake Vickers

November 18, 2019

For years ISIS has ravaged the Middle East, killing thousands while also destroying countless homes and priceless artifacts. But, on the night of Oct. 26, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a raid carried out by U.S. Special Forces. Soon after, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi was named the new l...

Study Abroad Photo of the Week

Lana Heltzel, Editor-In-Chief

November 18, 2019

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Air Force lands mysterious plane

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor

November 18, 2019

The United States Air Force’s mysterious unmanned flight successfully landed on Oct. 27 after a record-breaking 780 days in orbit. The flight was the fifth mission as part of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle experimental program, which aims to develop an efficient platform for space testing. Officials are laudin...