The Guilfordian

Ahmed: I am not a terrorist

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

I am sure you have heard of the ninth-grade terrorist in Irving, Texas, who brought a bomb to class. Or is that not how you thought of it? Chances are that if you were in the same situation as Ahmed Mohamed’s teacher, you would have seen that clock as a bomb. Even if you were the police officers...

Arrest of Texas student sparks debate

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015

When 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed brought the clock he had made to school, he was trying to impress one of his teachers. He had no idea it would lead to him getting suspended, detained by law enforcement on charges of a hoax bomb and only a few days later, placed at the center of the nation’s attention. Mohamed...