The Guilfordian

“Rim Fire” result of extreme climate conditions

Emily Haaksma, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

Woodland creatures scurry frantically across the sizzling undergrowth as flames engulf their modest forest homes. A defeated buck lies on the charred ground, struggling to make use of his limp legs. While many would associate this scene with the dramatic wildfire in Walt Disney’s Bambi, Americans on the...

News in Brief

Cate Schurz, World & Nation Editor

February 22, 2013

California, USA Scientists have discovered a new planet, which is only one third of the size of the solar system’s smallest planet, Mercury. The discovery of planet Kepler-37b has been evolving over the course of four years as astrologists watched the light patterns of the planet via the Kepler t...

California and China’s water severely polluted, now scarce

Haejin Song, Haejin Song, and Haejin Song

December 7, 2012

Guilford students use water on a daily basis: to drink, take showers, wash vegetables. But how often do you worry about the quality of the water you use? The Seville community in California has always faced the problem of contaminated drinking water. According to The New York Times, California’s...

Riding the progressive wave: gay marriage, marijuana made legal

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012

States across the nation have passed progressive legislation into law. On Nov. 6, referendums allowing same-sex marriage were approved by voters in three states: Maine, Washington, and Maryland. Similarly, Minnesota’s proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage was struck down. Though junior...