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Democratic candidates appeal to prospective voters

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor

October 11, 2019

The majority of the democratic presidential candidates flocked to Iowa last week in the midst of the Polk County Steak Fry, a people’s forum in Des Moines, as well as a presidential forum on the rights of LGBTQ voters in Cedar Rapids. An unforeseen crowd of 12,000 people showed up to this year’s...

Citizens in protests in Greensboro against pipelines in the Dakotas

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2016

Pepper spray. Dogs. Censorship. These are just some of the methods used to stop members of the Sioux tribe and their allies from protesting the pipeline that will run through their land, destroy their water and contribute to global warming. “The demolition is devastating,” said Standing Rock Sioux...

Students challenge campaign, tactics

Students challenge campaign, tactics

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

September 8, 2016

The primaries. The conventions. The sound bites. This past summer was full of political action. Now that the tickets are set for the major parties, what is the current state of the presidential campaign? According to first-year Chantea Neal, this election season is not quite focused on the issues. ...

Campus political activity stirs

Campus political activity stirs

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Twenty-one percent of all eligible voters in the United States of America are between the ages of 18 and 29. Over 1,000 of these eligible voters are students from Guilford College. The North Carolina primaries, which take place on March 15, will mark the first election with the adjusted voting rights...

Primaries begin in polarizing election

Mara Stern, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

As casual conversations at Guilford snake their way around to political discussions, the upcoming presidential primary election is at the forefront of most Guilfordians’ minds. Whispers of Trump, Cruz, Bernie, and Hillary hang in the air. The presidential primary elections are important as they...

Democratic debates impact popularity

Beatriz Caldas and Lily Lou

November 6, 2015

What happens when five Democratic candidates go to Vegas? They have a Democratic presidential debate. On Oct. 13, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb took the stage during the first Democratic national debate. “In comparison to the Republican debate,...

Sanders brings the Bern to Greensboro

Sanders brings the Bern to Greensboro

Quinn Johnson, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

As the 2016 presidential campaign gets underway, many eyes are turning from expected Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton to another candidate. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is climbing in the polls along with support for current Vice President Joe Biden, while Clinton’s support seems to be wavering...

Features Fun Facts

Aubrey King, Features Editor

September 11, 2015

Greenleaf going strong Looking for something tasty? Running out of steam after a long late-night study session? This past week, Guilford’s cooperative coffee shop and bakery reopened! Located in the basement of Milner Hall, the Greenleaf is once again operating full service. Whether you’re hungry f...

Bernie and the Beasts

Nicholas Carratu, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

If the presidential election happened today, many of us wouldn’t be surprised to see Hillary Clinton’s name opposite Donald Trump’s on the ballot box. I mean, they are both leading their parties by a fairly substantial margin. But would Hillary be able to duke it out with the loudmouth Trump o...