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Etsuo’s corner: introducing XinXin

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Editor’s note: Etsuo’s Corner is a weekly column for World & Nation by Etsuo Fujita, an international student from Japan. Fujita features the stories of other international students or writes about his adventures and impressions as he learns about the cultures and customs of Guilford and his...

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Shivam Gandhi and Hans Oh

November 17, 2017


Filed under In Print, Uncategorized, World & Nation

On Oct. 26, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. “We are currently dealing with the worst drug crisis in American history,” said Trump, according to the NPR. “It’s just been so long in the making. Addressing it will require all of our effort.” The...

Australia Legalizes Gay Marriage

Australia Legalizes Gay Marriage

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the majority of Australian citizens voted in favor of marriage equality and LGBTQIA rights. Over the past few months, Australia has had a postal vote to decide whether or not to pass a bill on marriage equality. The move was largely controversial, as many believed it was a form...

Etsuo’s Corner: sports and culture

Etsuo’s Corner: sports and culture

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Editor’s note: Etsuo’s Corner is a weekly column for World & Nation by Etsuo Fujita, an international student from Japan. Fujita features the stories of other international students or writes about his adventures and impressions as he learns about the cultures and customs of Guilford and his...

Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

“Hanson Robotics creates amazingly expressive and lifelike robots that build trusted and engaging relationships with people through conversation.” This sentence is written on the Hanson Robotics company’s website. True to their word, a lifelike robot that Hanson Robotics created named Sophia became...

Twin sisters release their second album, “Ash”

Twin sisters release their second album, “Ash”

Mae Wood, Executive Copy Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Two twin sisters, 12 distinct songs. Sisters Lisa-Kaindé Díaz and Naomi Díaz, who make up the duo “Ibeyi,” changed the world of music when they released their second album, “Ash,” on Sept. 29, 2017. “Ash” is made up of 12 tracks, each different from the previous. While Lisa-Kaindé...

Students’ views on net neutrality

Students’ views on net neutrality

Nathan Park, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

In 2003, Columbia University Professor of Law Tim Wu coined the term “Net Neutrality,” known as the First Amendment of the Internet. It is the principle that internet service providers cannot discriminate against specific websites. Basically, telecom companies cannot make certain websites load faster...