The Guilfordian

Explosives used during large protest

Nathan Rabiej, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Beginning on Friday, March 30, Palestinian Gaza residents began what they named the “Great March of Return.” Thousands of protestors chanted and pitched tents merely meters away from the electrical fence keeping them out of their ancestral homeland, Israel. They planned to sit there, in a flimsily...

Puppets to reflect Syrian refugees

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Children’s program Sesame Street and The International Rescue Committee are trying to provide education to children who are refugees of the Syrian conflict. The goal of the initiative is to ease stress on refugee children by providing educational and support resources. The program is funded by a...

Etsuo’s Corner: Sign off from Etsuo

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Time has passed so fast and I cannot believe this column is my last one. Since I started writing articles, it has been 6 months and I have written 17 articles. In my last article, I would like to summarize my experience of my studying abroad. I remember the moment I arrived at the airport. I was a...

Building community through storytelling

Building community through storytelling

Fernando Jiménez, Senior Photographer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

Social documentary photographer Lewis Hine knew that he needed his images to elicit emotion from the audience because he knew that emotion spurs action. In order for emotions to be valid, photographs must represent authentic and genuine subjects. One non-profit organization which uses powerful photography...

News in Brief

News in Brief

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Puerto Rico On April 18, Puerto Rico suffered an island-wide power outage seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed the island’s power grid. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority blamed the outage on a tree falling on a power line and says that power should be restored in 24 to 36 hours. ...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Brazil Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, known as ‘Lula,’ turned himself in to the police on April 7. Supporters urged Da Silva to resist arrest, and some attempted to block his car from leaving a metalworkers union headquarters in São Bernardo do Campo where he was staying. ...

Treaty to help land activists

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On March 4, 2018, 24 Latin American and Caribbean nations signed a treaty ensuring that environmental and land activists in the region will have protection from industries attempting to develop their land. The treaty is called the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and...

Etsuo’s Corner: baseball, guns, Japan

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

In this week’s column, I would like to share concepts and issues that I have contemplated recently. There been some topics in the news that have surprised me and made me think about the issue. In addition, in my personal life, I also have developed some opinions which I would like to discuss in this...

McDonald’s moves away from foam packaging

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

McDonald’s has committed to taking a step towards more environmentally sustainable practices. To do this, the fast food giant is eliminating foam from their American restaurants and supply chain by the end of 2018. Foam, also known as polystyrene, is a harmful substance that does not biodegrade....