The Guilfordian

Paralympian Pistorius kills girlfriend in South Africa

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

Pretoria, South Africa. Feb. 14, 3:20 a.m.: legendary Paralympian Oscar Pistorius shot and killed celebrity-model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The prosecution alleges it was murder in cold blood, but Pistorius and his defense attorneys claim it was a tragic accident. “We are still trying to come...

Empower women, not their abusers

Anney Boligiano, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

If you were running a women’s domestic violence shelter, who would you turn away? An immigrant woman who may find herself deported if she testifies against her abuser? A transgender woman, who is statistically likely to be turned away? Perhaps your shelter is on Indian land, and you know that tribal...