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Facebook faces controversy following anti-vaccine content

March 15, 2019

Pressure has accumulated onto the billion-dollar social media platform. Mark Zuckerberg’s company faces a crossroads as content that promotes refusing or reducing vaccinations is finding a louder voice...

Letter To The Editor

April 20, 2018

To the Editor: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent 10 hours, over the course of two days, testifying before both houses of Congress last week. That news rightly took a back seat to reports...

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NFL players kneel during the National Anthem as a form of protest against police brutality.There were many teams that particpated in this protest. // Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
October 6, 2017

NFL players protest police brutality. The new Travel Ban. Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane devastation. The world’s stories in the past week has overwhelmed readers. When people check on the weekly news,...

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Margot Lee Shetterly (left), talks to Lea E. Williams (right) about her book, “Hidden Figures.” The event is part of the One City, One Book program put on by the Greensboro Public Library every two years. //Photo By Andrew Walker 2017/ The Guilfordian
October 5, 2017

“It just kept grabbing me,” said author Margot Lee Shetterly of writing “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” “Every...

Social media gives way for effective protests in the US

Cartoon by Christopher Perez
September 15, 2017

How different would our newspapers and news networks be if Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the other modern modes of online communication were taken away? The age of social media has given power to individuals...

News in Brief

Muppet Wikia
April 28, 2017

Brazil On April 25, indigenous people protesting in Brasília, Brazil, clashed with police officers. About 4,000 people attended the protest, which concerned legislation about indigenous land rights....

Opinions about social media differ on campus

March 4, 2016

In an age where Taylor Swift has seven times as many Twitter followers as North Carolina has residents, it may seem we are more virtually connected than ever. For the rest of the world, this may be...

Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and similar groups turn to the Internet for recruitment

September 12, 2014

The recent explosion of popularity and use of social media and networking websites like Twitter and Facebook, has completely altered the way information spreads across the globe. However, whether or not...

Compliments page hopes to be campus pick-me-up

April 18, 2014

With 495 friends and rising, Guilford Compliments might just be one of the most popular “students” on Guilford’s campus. “We started this as what we hoped to be a kinder alternative to Guilford...

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