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GSO Grasshoppers thrive on the field

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor May 16, 2017

Dissosteira carolina, the genus and species of the Carolina grasshopper. Despite being a minor agricultural nuisance, the name does not quite elicit fear in the animal kingdom. Carolina grasshoppers...

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2017 French presidential election: voters choose between Macron, Le Pen in runoff

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor May 5, 2017

Since the establishment of the French Fifth Republic, candidates from the center-left Socialist Party and center-right political parties that preceded The Republicans have won the nation’s top office....

Nathan Ray ’20, plays the character of Joey Percival, and Emma Moreno ’17, plays Hypatia Tarleton in the theatre studies production of “Misalliance” by George Bernard Shaw. “Misalliance” is presented in celebration of the life of Devin Seaverson. // Photo by Andrew Walker/Guilfordian

‘Misalliance’ dazzles theatergoers

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor May 1, 2017

“I don’t want to be good, and I don’t want to be bad,” says Hypatia Tarleton, the character senior Emma Moreno portrays in the Guilford College Theatre Studies Department production of “Misalliance.” “I...

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News in Brief

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor April 28, 2017

Brazil On April 25, indigenous people protesting in Brasília, Brazil, clashed with police officers. About 4,000 people attended the protest, which concerned legislation about indigenous land rights....

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Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor April 21, 2017

French Guiana Citizens of French Guiana are upset with the lack of investment from the French government. Protests have erupted around the country, even delaying a satellite launch from the Guiana Space...

Senior offers Guilford-specific advice

Senior offers Guilford-specific advice

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor April 16, 2017

When I set foot on campus for first-year orientation almost four years ago, my head was swimming in an ocean of advice from family members, teachers and students. My sister, for instance, who graduated...

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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor April 16, 2017

Montenegro Montenegro’s accession to NATO may soon become a reality. On April 11, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a ratification protocol for the Baltic state’s entrance into the organization....

The Trump administration is suspected of having ties to Russian politicians and business leaders. Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Americans are concerned by Trump’s Russian links

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor April 7, 2017

Hollywood has a knack for the outlandish. In the 1962 film “The Manchurian Candidate,” Frank Sinatra’s character Maj. Bennett Marco uncovers a chilling Soviet plot to install a Communist president...

Professors offer respective research insights

Professors offer respective research insights

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor April 2, 2017

As students sift through chapters of research, work tirelessly on projects and compose papers for their classes, they often forget that many of their professors are doing the same. Luckily, there are opportunities...

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