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Global income gap continues to grow

November 16, 2018

According to a 2017 Oxfam report, the eight richest people in the world own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world. The report blamed aggressive wage restraint, tax dodging and the squeezing of...

Free Press event draws community together

Free Press Community event
November 3, 2017

A wide array of pastel-colored t-shirts, stencils, carving tools and stamps filled tables in Hege-Cox Hall, where Guilford College’s Free Press event was held. The art department hosted Free Press...

News in Brief

Muppet Wikia
October 27, 2017

Zimbabwe On Oct. 22, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organization, announced the retraction of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s appointment as a goodwill ambassador in response...

Religion extremism leads to conflicts in Iraq

December 2, 2016

The Middle East and North Africa are home to some of the world’s most dangerous and turbulent conflicts. According to a Pew Research Center study drawing on information from 2014, the medium level...

Humanitarian aid efforts in Syria may make a difference

September 2, 2016

A recent image of a severely injured young Syrian boy has led to an outcry about the civilians suffering in the Syrian conflict. The photo spotlights how fixated the world has been on Syria’s civil war...

Why do college athletes quit their sports?

March 29, 2013

There has been a recent phenomenon at Guilford College of student-athletes walking away from their varsity sport teams. Since Guilford was founded in 1837, sports have been a part of the community....

Conflict in the Middle East and ceasefire explained

December 7, 2012

For the better part of a century, two sides have been fighting for land in the Middle East: Palestine and Israel. Recently, the violence between the two escalated for eight days, with airstrikes yielding...

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