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Youth make strides for climate justice

Youth make strides for climate justice

Ramya Krishna, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

From Sept. 20 to Sept. 27, students around the world walked out of schools in the middle of the day to protest the lack of governmental action on issues of climate change. This event was known as the Global Climate Strike, started by a 16-year-old girl from Sweden named Greta Thunberg. After convincing...

Biggest stories in December, January

Biggest stories in December, January

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

December 2, 2016

For most of December and January, The Guilfordian will take its annual winter hiatus. However, there are plenty of important stories in the United States and around the world that students should keep their eyes on. Here are two big stories to look out for during the break. U.S. politics The bigges...

People protest against Dakota Access Pipeline

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

December 2, 2016

On Nov. 11, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokeswoman Amy Gaskill announced that a decision on whether or not the Dakota Access Pipeline, an oil pipeline that would run though native land, would be built is to be made within “the next few days,” according to Reuters. Construction on the pipeline,...

Citizens in protests in Greensboro against pipelines in the Dakotas

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2016

Pepper spray. Dogs. Censorship. These are just some of the methods used to stop members of the Sioux tribe and their allies from protesting the pipeline that will run through their land, destroy their water and contribute to global warming. “The demolition is devastating,” said Standing Rock Sioux...

Pipeline could hurt Sioux, 10 million others

Pipeline could hurt Sioux, 10 million others

Morgan Dollack, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

Starting with just a few dozen, thousands of people have now been collectively gathering to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in protests that have been violently opposed by private security. After the Keystone XL pipeline proposal was shut down, another oil company, Energy Transfer...