The Guilfordian

The fine line of protest police; the College attempts to find a balance

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Hundreds of students gathered outside Founders Hall. Some carried signs that said, “When PSAFE can’t keep us safe, we keep us safe,” all holding indignant feelings in their hearts. Although it has seemingly been two years since a student was sexually assaulted on campus, the ramifications of t...

New policy limits students ability to assemble

New policy limits students ability to assemble

Madeline Edwards, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

At the end of the United States Constitution, there are the Bill of Rights. The First Amendment in the Bill of Rights states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press, or the right...

NRA plays significant role in blocking legislation

NRA plays significant role in blocking legislation

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

October 27, 2017

“Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” For years the National Rifle Association has been operating under this slogan, using its political power to propel into law regulations that strengthen the rights of gun-permit holders, while blocking those that don’t. I believe the NRA is a significant...

Staff Editorial: Americans should have the right to protest

Staff Editorial: Americans should have the right to protest

September 29, 2017

Last Friday, the president of the United States demanded that citizens boycott the NFL for allowing players to exercise their First Amendment rights, within the guidelines of law, without harming anyone. It’s troubling that President Donald Trump was so quick to condemn the hundreds of NFL players...

Students consider, amend current U.S. Constitution

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

When the United States was established as an independent nation, the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution as a framework for governing the new country. The Constitution came into force in 1789. From the start, those who outlined this system started to alter and add to it. From 1791, when the...

Staff Editorial: North Carolina laws hurt community, whistleblowers

Editorial Board

February 19, 2016

With the inspiring rise in civilian-reported injustices recorded on smartphones, we would hope that our representatives in government would choose to protect the rights of whistleblowers. With rising awareness of poor conditions in the food industry, we would hope they would protect employees in the ...