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European Union copyright laws change

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, members of the European Parliament approved amendments to the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Designed to update European copyright law for the internet age, this polarizing piece of legislation gives increased protections to copyright holders in order to...

Experiences abroad

Experiences abroad

Lana Heltzel, Senior Writer

April 20, 2018

People love to poke fun of me when I say I studied abroad in Munich. “Ah, Europe,” they say, in faux-posh accents. “How ever so worldly you are now, far more enlightened than us American philistines.” And as much as I would love to maintain the image that I spent my study abroad discussing...

Festival showcases diversity

Festival showcases diversity

Abigail AbantoHollans and Anna Gamez

April 6, 2018

From the Middle East to Europe, Latin America and Africa, Guilford College’s International Festival provided students and faculty the opportunity to celebrate Guilford’s diversity and learn about a variety of cultures. The International Festival was hosted by the International Club on Wednesday,...

Google Arts & Culture provides new frontier for art

Google Arts & Culture provides new frontier for art

Ridge Ren, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

With exhibitions from “The Famous Faces of African Heritage House” to “Zoom into Rembrandt,” the Google Arts & Culture app covers the gambit on visual arts and cultural artifacts from around the world. Although these articles might capture the attention of frequent museumgoers and art collectors,...

U.K. to vote on EU status

Rachel Henley, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

The United Kingdom could be ready for a “Brexit” this June. A referendum to vote on whether or not the state leaves the European Union will take place in the U.K. and Gibraltar on June 23. Today, U.K. citizens are prepared to leave the EU because they believe it is holding their country back....

European immigration crisis continues

June Park, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

Thousands are stuck in overcrowded refugee camps with nowhere to go. Conditions are unsanitary, unheated, and inhumane. The refugee crisis in Europe has become a significant international problem that may shatter the fragile bonds of the European Union. Since 2011, the refugee crisis has been getting...

World & Nation News in Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

September 11, 2015

Europe In Iceland, France and other countries around the world, families are opening their doors to thousands of refugee families. The migrants are coming from countries like Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and Iraq. Many are staying at a transit camp in Hungary before they are carried to safe homes. I...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Editor

September 14, 2012

Siberia Well-preserved frozen woolly mammoth parts have been uncovered in Siberia and scientists are now considering a plan to begin cloning the ancient beast.   Chicago, U.S.A School teachers in Chicago have been standing outside the Board of Education building in protest for days. Bei...

Europe braces for more cold weather as Siberian cold front marches south

Linda Catoe, Staff Writer

February 16, 2012

With hundreds dead, lines of transport cut off and fuel supplies rationed, the whole of Europe is at war — with the weather. Since the end of January, the cold front has claimed over 500 lives in Europe; the Weather Underground rates it as Europe’s coldest outbreak since at least 1991. By contrast,...