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News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

September 28, 2018

United States Montgomery Judge Steven O’Neil sentenced comedian Bill Cosby to three to 10 years in prison for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand. Cosby will be able to apply for parole after three years. Over 60 women accused him of sexual misconduct.  He spent his first night in prison on Sep...

Senate Update

Collin Gendron, Business Manager

September 2, 2016

For our first week back at Senate, we received introductions from the new Senate staff. These individuals included Senate Secretary Celene Warren, ICC Chair Elisabeth Marshall, Vice President Lesly Vasquez and lastly President Gerardo Marcus-Ocampo. After these introductions, Marcus-Ocampo informed us...

Senate Update

Colin Gendron, Business Manager

April 8, 2016

This week at senate, we had the chance to hear from our candidates who are running for student body senate. The candidates include Caleb Anderson and Gerardo Marcos-Ocampo for student body president, Lesly Vasquez for vice president, Celene Warren for secretary, Amaris Clay for treasurer, and lastly...

Venezuela’s Maduro faces opposition after close election results

Venezuela’s Maduro faces opposition after close election results

Hannah Waller, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chavez’s hand-picked successor, was sworn in as president of Venezuela last Friday and will now serve the rest of Chavez’s six-year term. Maduro won the previous Sunday’s election with only 50.8 percent of the vote, raising controversy amongst Venezuelan voters and dividing...

Pakistan’s election fever heated as Taliban commit numerous suicide bombings

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

Pakistan has election fever. A crumbling economy, due to the energy crisis and the currently ostracized government, is turning up the heat as the election next month draws near. The most pressing issue in the election remains the violent actions of the Pakistani Taliban, who have been rebelling against...

Senate election results: and the winner is…

Senate election results: and the winner is…

Victor Lopez, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012

With some Republicans eating each other alive on the national stage in the midst of their primary season, here in the humble land of Greensboro, N.C., Guilford College recently held a more peaceful election of our own. Senior Yahya Alazrak, current Community Senate president, is ordinarily found in...

Secretary of State candidate engages with students

Victor Lopez, Staff Writer

March 30, 2012

A Republican candidate for any office lobbying on Guilford’s campus seems quite unlikely, or so it would seem. Guilford College, a place that can look more like a hippie commune resembling Hogwarts well enough to make Harry Potter proud, is thought to have a more liberal political makeup than not. Regardless,...