The Guilfordian

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

February 2, 2018

France On Jan. 25, hundreds of residents of France incited brawls in supermarkets over Nutella pricing. These “Nutella riots” were a result of Intermarché, a supermarket chain, cutting the price of the hazelnut spread by 70 percent. Police intervened in at least three separate locations during...

Floods in Accra, Ghana lead to explosion that kills hundreds

Caleb Amstutz, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

On June 3, an explosion rocked a busy suburb in Accra, the capital of Ghana and an area where Guilford College hosts a study abroad program. Officials still do not know how many people died because bodies were burned beyond recognition and many were washed out to sea. Rough estimates conclude that...

Brief updates on tragedies domestic and abroad

Katy Andrews and Anthony Harrison, Staff Writers

May 3, 2013

Boston terrorized by violence On April 15, the Boston Marathon 2013 was interrupted by two separate bombings at the finish line. The attacks, allegedly orchestrated by brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, left three dead and more than 280 injured. On April 18, the brothers also engaged in a s...