The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: We must stay on our guard against bans, censorship

Editorial Board

October 2, 2015

At The Guilfordian, we take the issue of censorship to heart. As a student newspaper, we are lucky enough to be free from censorship by administrators, advertisers or other holders of power, but we are always aware of the threat to other champions of the printed word. During this year’s Banned Books...

Don’t stop the presses: in defense of college newspapers

Don’t stop the presses: in defense of college newspapers

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

What would happen if a government official ordered The Guilfordian to move its papers from Founders Hall? That is exactly what happened to the Rocky Mountain Collegian, a newspaper run by students at Colorado State University. “I got a text, during one of my classes, from our newsroom adviser who said there wa...

Hong Kong TV show does not sit well with Chinese government

Katy Andrews, Staff Writer

February 24, 2013

Tensions are high between the residents of Hong Kong and the mainland Chinese inhabitants. Those residing on the mainland are being blamed for bad manners, a shortage of slots within schools and a high-value property market that has become increasingly demanding. In an effort to profit from the...

Guilford County schools, parents debate over reading lists

Guilford County schools, parents debate over reading lists

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

Students, parents, teachers and board of education members from Guilford County Schools have found themselves at the center of a heated controversy. A few weeks ago, some residents asked Guilford County’s Board of Education to eliminate controversial books from their students’ high school reading...