The Guilfordian

Thanksgiving’s sad facts

First Thanksgiving

Lana Heltzel, Executive Copy Editor

November 30, 2018

The story told about Thanksgiving in most American schools is quite idyllic. Native Americans and Pilgrims gathered to celebrate overcoming their mutual hardships by partaking in a lively harvest festival feast together. Maybe you had to be in a play about it where you played an insensitive caricature...

Trump pushes America away from global relations

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Delaney Martin, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Since his campaign days, President Donald Trump has been very clear about one thing: in his mind, America always comes first. He has stated that we are the greatest nation in the world on numerous occasions and his actions seem to follow suit. From declaring himself a nationalist to calling African nations...

Two students share insight

Newcomers School welcomes new students

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

17-year-olds Nour Shaker and Kaskile Rashidi first set foot in the United States in November of 2016. “When I come to America, I didn’t know any word in English,” said Rashidi. “So when I came here, I was surprised, and I was scared.” To overcome the language barrier in the U.S., Rashidi,...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

December 7, 2012

France Studies show the sperm count in France has decreased by 32 percent over the past 17 years. Scientists theorize that this decline may lead to a dangerously low sperm count in French males and result in widespread infertility. Because the decrease has already affected an entire country, there i...

Recreational marijuana legal in Colorado and Washington

James Rowe, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

It seems that each year a topic comes up in politics over an issue the government has been debating for the last 50 years. It is the debate of whether marijuana should be legalized. Every time I hear someone talking about marijuana or going out to smoke, they seem so secretive about it. In America,...