The Guilfordian

Radio host talks about show, “Bonjour Chanson”

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018

“Welcome to Bonjour Chanson,” said radio show host Charles Spira in one of his most recent episodes of “Bonjour Chanson.” “In this episode, we will focus on Francophone songs from today. The commentary is in English. No knowledge of French is required. My name is Charles Spira, and I will be...

Chelsea fans exhibit racism, violence

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

“We’re racist. We’re racist, and that’s the way we like it.” These are the words that Souleymane Sylla, a 33-year-old French business man, was met with when attempting to board the Paris Mètro on Feb. 17. Aboard the Mètro were English soccer fans on their way to a Champions League match...

Cartoon incites rage, controversy across the world

Elias Blondeau, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012

For many, religion is a sensitive topic. But does a cartoon depicting a sacred figure in a comical light justify inciting violence? Across the globe, heated reactions have erupted in response to a religiously-motivated cartoon. France was the first affected; they deployed riot police to protect...