The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

This year has seen former President Trump face 91 felony charges across two states. An ongoing civil fraud trial in the state of New York. has been among his encounters with the courts.

Trump on trial: Former president faces fraud charges

Grady Tarleton, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

Former President Donald Trump currently is on trial in New York for allegedly lying to investors and inflating his net worth. Trump has had a rocky post-presidency, with multiple civil and criminal cases...

President Biden and former President Trump are expected to be the frontrunners once again for next year’s presidential election. That scenario could leave many voters feeling forced to choose between two undesirable candidates.

2024 election points toward disappointing repeat of history

Darren Brumbach, Staff Writer October 7, 2023

If you followed the 2020 presidential election, you may find yourself experiencing some unpleasant déjà vu next year. We are almost a year away from the 2024 presidential election and many current...

Kanye West

Guilford students respond to swirl of controversy around Kanye West

Maddy Andrews, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

In mid-September and early to mid-October, the infamous rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, found himself in a mire of back-to-back controversies. First, he made a surprise appearance at Paris Fashion...

New evidence from Jan .6 hearings justifies Trump subpoena

Liz Poole, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

  “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.” -Elvis Presley  I remember my thoughts during the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol attack. I was confused....

A Brazilian passport with Venezuelan stamps.

Policy offers protection to three hundred thousand Venezuelan immigrants

AB Donegan, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

Of the 5.4 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants around the world, an estimated 320,000 of them living in the United States are now eligible for deportation protection and work permits thanks to a decree...

Since 2016, protesters and prosecutors alike have been suspicious of the morality of Trump’s tax forms.

Trump has barely paid income taxes in years—now he could owe over $120M

Hope Stephens, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Prosecutors have been pursuing former President Trump’s financial documents since 2015, believing that his tax filings amounted to criminal tax fraud after finding highly unusual loopholes in his tax...

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala prepares to take over as director-general of the World Trade Organization

A new leader reflects a changing world

Juliana Hubbard and Maira Vandiver February 25, 2021

On Feb. 15, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala made history as the first woman and African to be appointed as director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO).  As the first woman and the first African to occupy...

Capitol Hill, Washington DC

Trump acquitted; how does America move forward?

Jake Davis, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

On Saturday, Feb. 13, America saw the most bipartisan impeachment trial in its history. On Feb. 9, the United States Senate began a second impeachment trial against highly controversial 45th president,...

An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021

‘Can Trump’s impeachment settle the damage done to American democracy?’

Nora Klink, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

Does an inflammatory speech to a gathering of spitting insurrectionists count as evidence of seditious conspiracy? Former president Trump should undoubtedly be held accountable for the death of five people...

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