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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...

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew, pictured here, appeared before Congress on March 23 to discuss concerns related to the popular app.

Future of TikTok remains uncertain after congressional hearing

Bryson Webb, Staff Writer April 7, 2023

On March 23, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew made an anticipated appearance before Congress in a hearing that stretched for more than five hours and focused on a range of issues related to the popular social media...

As part of the Biden administration’s policy on improving national mental health,  some famous figures and groups have been invited to speak at the White House, including the cast of Apple TV’s “Ted Lasso.”

‘Ted Lasso’ cast visits White House, highlights importance of mental health

Alex Souvignier, Staff Writer April 7, 2023

On March 20, the main cast of the Apple TV+ show “Ted Lasso” visited the White House, with leading man Jason Sudeikis promoting the importance of mental health and ensuring your friends and loved ones...

Actor Alec Baldwin, pictured here at the 2016 Comic-Con International, now faces charges of involuntary manslaughter after the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the movie “Rust.”

Baldwin charged with involuntary manslaughter in ‘Rust’ set shooting

Avela Chiya, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin now faces charges of two counts of involuntary manslaughter after firing a prop gun that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the movie “Rust” in October...

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