The Guilfordian

As middle class falls, crime rises in Latin America

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, the crime rate has fallen in the United States over the past 25 years. However, while rates of violent crime have dropped in the United States, they have stayed high in Latin America. With just eight percent of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for...

Robberies and burglaries near campus raise security questions

Lily Lou, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

Two robberies and three burglaries in one night. All within two miles of Guilford College. On Nov. 1, Greensboro police arrested Eric Jenkins and charged him with the crimes. The first call to the police came at 10:10 p.m., from Brownstone Lane, to report a burglary. A purse had been stolen. Five...

War on drugs: what has it accomplished?

Jake Delahanty, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

Last Sunday was April 20, and I’m sure many Guilford students were ‘celeblazing’ the day. So, let’s talk about drugs. The war on drugs has been a massive failure. I know it, you know it. Its goal was to reduce drug abuse, crime and drug availability while creating more treatment options...

Rape culture in India raises new outrage, old questions

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

After their 5-year-old daughter had been missing for two days, a couple living in New Delhi, India, heard her cries in a neighboring apartment.  They broke down the locked doors and found their daughter sexually assaulted, tortured and left for dead. Authorities rushed the girl to a local hospital...

GOOFORDIAN: Akins solves tire-popping case

Michael Caswell, Staff Writer

March 29, 2013

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. “I walked outside, and there it sat: my bike with its tires slashed,” said Guilford College Assistant History Professor and avid bike rider Da...