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World leaders need commitment to truth

Elliot Rodden Headshot
November 30, 2018

Obviously, everyone believes that those around them, especially the president, should tell the truth. But not everyone tells the truth, therefore making it the job of the people and the media to determine...

Hurricane Florence may only be the start

Hurricane Florence photographed from the International Space Station on Sept. 10, 2018. // Photo courtesy of NASA
September 21, 2018

Hurricane Florence made landfall early Sept. 14.  on the coast of the Carolinas, bringing strong winds, high storm surges and torrential rainfall. Florence developed off the west side of Africa and had...

Number of shootings in US sees jump

March 16, 2018

Just this year, at least 14 school shootings have occurred in the U.S. By March 8, this totaled to an average of 1.5 shootings per week according to CNN. Compared to other developed countries, the U.S....

Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Eric Mortensen presented Reza Aslan’s profile and works with over 50 individuals in the Carnegie Room of Hege Library on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.//Photo By Fernando Jiménez/ The Guilfordian
January 26, 2018

A room of students, faculty, community members and members of the Friends of the Library watched Associate Professor of Religious Studies Eric Mortensen as he presented on the works, goals and controversy...

North Carolina redesigns district maps

Cartoon by Christopher perez/the Guilfordian
September 29, 2017

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that North Carolina’s district maps were unconstitutional, as race was considered in their drawing. The NC General Assembly has released its new redistricting...

Let’s stop justifying racism

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,...

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa leave several dead

May 1, 2015

South Africa, often known as the Rainbow Nation because of the country’s multicultural diversity, is going through an outbreak of xenophobic killing. Currently, 300 suspects have been arrested for anti-immigrant...

News In Brief

May 1, 2015

Napel: An earthquake in western Nepal shook the country on April 26, killing over five thousand people, injuring at least ten thousand and destroying historic landmarks in the capital, Kathmandu. ...

Rand Paul’s sexism comes to light

Rand Paul's sexism comes to light
April 24, 2015

My first encounter with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul occurred in February. On the flat screen television at my gym, I watched him ramble on about how parents had the right to decide whether or not their...

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