The Guilfordian

Amnesty International shares visions for the school year

Mohamed Togol, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Amnesty International held their first interest meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 24 in the Founders East Gallery. The meeting was hosted by returning members of the club whose goal was to educate new first-year students about the mission of the club and encourage them to stay and explore more about human ri...

Youth make strides for climate justice

Youth make strides for climate justice

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

October 12, 2019

From Sept. 20 to Sept. 27, students around the world walked out of schools in the middle of the day to protest the lack of governmental action on issues of climate change. This event was known as the Global Climate Strike, started by a 16-year-old girl from Sweden named Greta Thunberg. After convincing...

International Club joins Guilford College in federal lawsuit

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

January 18, 2019

According to the Migration Policy Institute, the U.S. houses 1.1 million international students, a number greater than any other country. The top position owes to the high-quality higher education system, welcoming culture and relatively open labor market of the United States. However, according to a...

Amnesty International speaks on Myanmar

Amnesty International speaks on Myanmar

Ari Smith, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

He was waiting in a railway station when strangers forced him to enlist in the army, separating him from his family. Twelve years later, he went on a radio show to talk about his experiences and was arrested for speaking out. This is the story Aung Ko Htwe, who was kidnapped by the Myanmar military...

Residents of Nabi Saleh encounter challenges

Spencer File, Guest Writer

April 13, 2018

For many, a home signifies a place of sanctuary and security. But for the people of Nabi Saleh, a Palestinian village, home has never been like that due to Israeli military occupation of the area. Currently, the inhabitants of Nabi Saleh face the inevitable discrimination and presence of the military...

Rohingya face difficulty in Myanmar

Juliana Avery and Tibaria Alnouri

April 6, 2018

The Rohingya are an ethnic minority, the majority of which are Muslim. They primarily reside in the Rakhine state of western Myanmar. The state of Myanmar reflects the larger ethnic Burmese attitude that perceives Rohingyas as illegal Bengali settlers. However, evidence of Rohingya’s migration into...

Yulan advocates for displaced residents

Ian Gordon, Guest Writer

April 2, 2018

In Beijing, winter isn’t over yet. Temperature lows are still in the 30s. Ni Yulan is one of the tens of thousands of people whose home was destroyed in preparation for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. These people are still living without homes. Yulan was given only a couple hours notice before her...

New Polish law restricts freedom of speech

Fletcher Brooks, Guest Writer

March 23, 2018

Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, signed an amendment to the Act on the Institute of National Remembrance last month. This development outlaws speech that accuses Poland of involvement with Nazi crimes during World War II. This has made accusations of Polish affiliation with Nazi crimes illegal...