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North America sees NAFTA replacement

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

After nearly 25 years as the outline for trade in North America, NAFTA is set to be replaced by the newly negotiated United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The result of a campaign promise by President Donald Trump to renegotiate NAFTA, the USMCA was in the works for over a year before its announcement...

Letter To The Editor

April 20, 2018

To the Editor: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent 10 hours, over the course of two days, testifying before both houses of Congress last week. That news rightly took a back seat to reports of a grisly chemical weapons attack against people in the Syrian town of Douma, and of President Trump’s...

“March For Our Lives” comes to Greensboro

“March For Our Lives” comes to Greensboro

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2018

Greensboro teens say enough is enough. They are planning. They are organizing. They are acting. A group of high school students in Greensboro are coordinating a regional March For Our Lives event on Saturday, March 24, in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

On Dec. 12, 2017, Guilford College President Jane Fernandes joined over two dozen other college presidents from around the country to create the Presidents’ Alliance for Higher Education and Immigration. The Alliance was created to advocate for policies which protect immigrant, undocumented and...

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Shivam Gandhi and Hans Oh

November 17, 2017

On Oct. 26, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. “We are currently dealing with the worst drug crisis in American history,” said Trump, according to the NPR. “It’s just been so long in the making. Addressing it will require all of our effort.” The...

NRA plays significant role in blocking legislation

NRA plays significant role in blocking legislation

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

October 27, 2017

“Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” For years the National Rifle Association has been operating under this slogan, using its political power to propel into law regulations that strengthen the rights of gun-permit holders, while blocking those that don’t. I believe the NRA is a significant...

Congress is just simply too busy to pass laws

Kathryn Long, Professional Procrastinator

April 1, 2016

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. The United States is in the midst of a presidential election drawing much attention to the political scene. During this time, how have the branches...

Obama’s Trans Pacific Partnership gains limited national backing

Amol Garg, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is the triumph of President Obama’s economic agenda. In discussion since 2005, this negotiation incorporates Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. “I feel that one of the reasons this...

A whirlwind of strange political events has 2015 off to an unexpected start

Beatriz Caldas and Vanessa Madonna

April 3, 2015

Snowballs in Congress, banning the phrase climate change and grabbing women’s shoulders. What has our country come to? 2015 had barely started and absurd stories involving political happenings already emerged. By gathering information from students and faculty members The Guilfordian came up with...