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“Behind the Bylines” features Richard Tsong-Taatarii

“Behind the Bylines” features Richard Tsong-Taatarii

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

February 23, 2018

From reporting on the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S. to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, photojournalist Richard Tsong-Taatarii has captured a multitude of moments, each photograph made with the goal of impact. “You want to make images with heart, where people feel or they can sort of get...

Free Press event focuses on Guilford LOVE

Sydney Procos, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Love was in the air on Feb. 9, the Friday before Valentine’s Day, as students gathered in Hege-Cox. Pink, red, purple and yellow paints lined the tables, along with stamps carved with messages like, “You make me smile,” all waiting to transform blank pieces of paper. “When we were planning...

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 17, 2017

Snake. Victim. Trouble. Taylor Swift. For many people who follow the lives of celebrities and Hollywood drama, all of these words are synonymous. Taylor Swift is often in the limelight, either for what she wore to that award show or this movie premiere. Maybe it’s for the last song she wrote to...

Protests in St. Louis spark debates about race

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

On Sept. 15, Judge Timothy J. Wilson of St. Louis ruled that former police officer Jason Stockley was not guilty of first degree murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith. Local activists who had been carefully watching the proceedings quickly executed plans to protest. Over the past...

Charlotte Protests

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2016

On Sept. 20, the police killing of 43-year-old black man Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, would ignite a series of protests throughout the state, from the streets of Charlotte to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro. There are conflicting reports...

Let’s stop justifying racism

Julia Geaney-Moore, Guest Writer

October 22, 2016

Black citizens are 2.7 times more likely to be shot by the police than white citizens, according to the Fatal Encounters database. This is an astounding number. Each case has different circumstances, but the fact remains that police officers, the very people who are charged with protecting citizens,...

ODI will create community conversations, more inclusivity

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

October 22, 2016

To live up to its mission, Guilford College needs an Office of Diversity and Inclusion. For some members of the Guilford community, I’m sure it doesn’t feel awfully long ago that former President Kent Chabotar announced the Administrative and Program Services Assessment initiative. It took...

Integrity continues to fight for justice on campus

Clare Forrister, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2016

Begun in the middle of a tumultuous time both for Guilford College and the nation, the organizing efforts of Integrity for Guilford have changed the way the conversation about social justice on campus. Integrity is an organizing group run by students and focused on making change in how the College...

Students stand in solidarity with protesters in Charlotte

Clare Forrister and Nellie Vinograd

September 21, 2016

  Update: 9-22-16 at 10:35 p.m. Protests continue tonight and will likely continue through the weekend. A Guilford student protester was arrested last night at approximately 9 p.m., one of many protesters who were jailed. The student has now been released with the help of organizers, wh...