The Guilfordian

World weighs in on President Obama’s victory

Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer

November 16, 2012

President Barack Obama’s Nov. 6 re-election was a monumental  world event, accompanied by a wide range of positive and negative global reactions. “I don’t think there is one ‘world’ opinion of Obama,” said Ken Gilmore, associate professor of political science. “He tends to be well-liked...

Guilford gauges election outcomes, reflects on campaign

McCaffrey Blaunder, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012

The mood on campus was tense Tuesday night as the election results rolled in. All eyes watched The Grill’s TV screens; each fluctuation in percentages and electoral points was greeted by the sharp intake of breath and low-key fist-pumping. The New York Post said that former Governor Mitt Romney...

Riding the progressive wave: gay marriage, marijuana made legal

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012

States across the nation have passed progressive legislation into law. On Nov. 6, referendums allowing same-sex marriage were approved by voters in three states: Maine, Washington, and Maryland. Similarly, Minnesota’s proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage was struck down. Though junior...