The Guilfordian

Two Female Nobel Prize Laureates: CRISPR-Cas9’s Revolutionary Biotechnological Breakthrough

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

For the first time in history, the Nobel Committee selected two female scientists as the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Oct. 7, 2020. Recognized by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for their advancement of a previous genetic editing tool, CRISPR, microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier...

Fleet Foxes’ Shore album

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Freddie Stultz, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Fleet Foxes, an indie/folk group, recently released their fourth studio album, “Shore,” on Sept. 22, just in time for the fall equinox. The album contains 15 songs, making this one of the longer records Fleet Foxes has produced. “Shore” deals with themes of mental health and social justice....

Guilford College conducts program prioritization and review

Taron Lilly, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

For the first time in over five years, Guilford College’s academic programs and student organizations are under a microscope. In an email sent by the Division of Student Affairs on Oct. 5, Guilfordians were notified that the college is engaged in a review of its academic and administrative programs. In...

Was this the first real fail of a presidential debate?

Sophie Gray, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

This upcoming election is one of the most significant in U.S. history. As racial injustice reaches a boiling point, and as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the globe, this country has seen a major divide. While some believe that Donald Trump is helping our country, many others believe that he...

Trump’s COVID-19 Infection

Elijah Aekins, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

President Trump has been about as forthcoming with his medical records as he has his tax returns, and there are many reasons why he would have wanted to hide his COVID-19 test results in the final weeks of a tough re-election campaign. Admitting that he had COVID-19 would undermine his downplaying of...

Stress relief for students during stressful times

Sophie Gray, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Stress is a widespread emotional problem among college students. Having to live without parents close by and taking vigorous classes can be quite draining. While a normal college experience would be stressful, students are now experiencing a whole new challenge with COVID-19. The virus has caused...

Staff Editorial: Make sure your vote counts

October 8, 2020

*The Guilfordian does not endorse any political party or political candidate. The 2020 election has officially already begun. In many states, voters are flocking to early voting sites in record numbers. The term “unprecedented times” has possibly been used more over the past couple of months...

Hege Library reopening

Ethan DeLiso, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Guilford College’s Hege Library has reopened! Access via card swipe will be allowed by reservation only. Due to the pandemic, Guilford has introduced several new safety measures to ensure student safety in the library, and now that Hege’s doors are wide open, it's important for students to abide...

J.K. Rowling publishes new crime novel demonizing trans people

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James Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

Famed “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling wrote a new book, released Sept. 15th, and its antagonist is a serial killer whose most defining trait is… crossdressing. Entitled “Troubled Blood,” it’s the fifth in a series called the “Comoran Strike” novels, which are published under t...