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“Cuties” and “Enola Holmes”: Netflix’s October legal battles

“Cuties” and “Enola Holmes”: Netflix’s October legal battles

Freddie Stultz, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

On Oct. 6 and 10, Netflix was caught in the middle of legal controversies regarding two films released on their streaming platform. The first controversy concerned “Cuties,” an international film by Bien ou Bien Productions. According to the New York Post, on Oct. 6th, the Texas grand jury charged...

The Boys in the Band

Mads Bradley, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

A film featuring eight gay characters, portrayed by actors who are members of the LGBT+ community, seems unheard of, even as progressive narratives become more prominent in Hollywood today. “The Boys in the Band'' originally premiered in 1968 as a play, and was adapted into a film in 1970. On Wednesday,...

More than just a page in the textbooks: Trump will leave his mark

More than just a page in the textbooks: Trump will leave his mark

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

It’s no secret that our current president of the United States, Donald Trump, has made a real spectacle of himself. Some believe that Trump has some good intentions for what he’s doing and continue to support him, while others felt angered and disturbed with his unnerving words. But lately, word has go...

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

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

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 of Reza Aslan in the Carnegie Room on Sunday, Jan. 21. Mortensen’s presentation gave the Guilford...

Controversy surrounds Adam Ritz visit

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

On April 11, keynote speaker and sports radio host Adam Ritz visited Guilford College, sparking concerns when community members learned that he spoke to students partly on his experience as a convicted sex offender. Ritz came to speak with male student athletes about the dangers of alcohol and other...

NFL sportscaster is arrested: will it call for a change in NFL DUI policies?

John Kluepfel, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

The man who asked, “Do you believe in miracles?” will answer to the judge. Al Michaels, famous sportscaster, was arrested on April 19 for driving under the influence. After making an illegal U-turn, Michaels, 68, slurred his speech when pulled over by police. TMZ reported that Michaels cooperated...

QuakerQuest: opinions on video gaming at Guilford

QuakerQuest: opinions on video gaming at Guilford

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

“Evil pure and simple, destructive of social interchange, and of artistic effect,” wrote John Collier in “The Problem of Motion Pictures.” Such was the rhetoric against film in the 1900s. Similar claims are now being levied against a more modern medium: video games. With the rash of shootings...

Controversy with NCAA conference realignment

Charlotte Hudson, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Imagine yourself watching “SportsCenter” on ESPN, waiting on your favorite college basketball team to play an important conference game. You see the trademark Breaking News. The Atlantic Coast Conference has just announced that it voted to add Louisville to the conference next season. Louisville...

Andrea Tantaros’ speech sparks controversy

Victor Lopez, Senior Writer

September 21, 2012

What happens when a speaker’s freedom of free speech violates the College’s core values? Andrea Tantaros, a regular contributor to Fox News, found out pretty quickly. The Guilfordian obtained a video that shows the lecture in its entirety. A shocking exchange followed comments from Tantaros...