The Guilfordian

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....

Students, faculty participate in energy conservation event

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On March 24, millions of people around the world participated in Earth Hour. Guilford College students and faculty were among the participants. Earth Hour is an annual environmental campaign that brings attention to climate change.  During the event, participants switch off lights at homes and businesses...

Etsuo’s Corner: History professor shares her experiences in China

Etsuo’s Corner: History professor shares her experiences in China

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

This week, I interviewed Associate Professor of History Zhihong Chen. She teaches Asian history and I found that she has a unique background and interesting perspective for all students at Guilford. Here is her story. “I was born in a peasant family in a small village in northern China. I was...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

China On Sunday, April 1, a Chinese space station reentered the atmosphere and broke apart above the Pacific Ocean. The prototype station is named Tiangong-1, which translates into English as “Heavenly Palace 1.” Pieces of the station fell into the southern Pacific Ocean at approximately 8:16 p.m. EDT, a...