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News in Brief

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor

November 18, 2019

India Flights to and from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi were diverted on Nov. 3 as visibility became too poor due to extreme pollution. Air quality indexes reached “hazardous” levels. Additionally, Greenpeace and AirVisual ranked New Delhi as the most polluted city in the world...

Eccentric Expressionism: Weimar Republic cinema captures societal angst and upheaval

Lana Heltzel, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2019

Expressionism was born in the chaos of a war-ravaged Germany in the beginning of the 20th century. A stark shift from traditional artistic mores that based art upon physical reality, Expressionism sought to capture a subjective emotional experience. Expressionist film exploded with popularity in the Weimar ...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

March 15, 2019

Afghanistan A misunderstanding led to a firefight between allied American and Afghan troops, ending with American forces destroying an Afghan base by air-strike on May 13. According to the New York Times, six out of the 17 soldiers at the base were killed, and nine others badly wounded. The base, known ...

Munich interest meeting held in Orangerie

Zach Bradley, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

On Jan. 30 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m a special interest meeting was held in the Orangerie beside Binford for the Munich study abroad program. As people filed into the Orangerie, the air was filled with excited chatter as the students who studied abroad in Munich during the fall semester prepared presentations. As...

Germany’s Merkel plans to steps down

Germany’s Merkel plans to steps down

Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel declared on Monday, Oct. 28, that she will be resigning after her term expires in 2021. “I have the feeling it is time to open a new chapter,” Merkel told reporters. Along with her resignation after 13 years of Chancellorship in 2021, Merkel announced that...

Professor Dave Limburg shares his experiences

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

Dave Limburg grew up in Sioux Falls, S.D., where his father worked as a professor of religion at Augustana University. Limburg was the second of four children, with an older sister and two younger brothers. Much of his childhood was spent riding bikes and playing sports with his friends on the Augustana...

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,...

2018 Winter Olympics brings joy, skepticism

Eric Zhang and Jonah Selom

March 16, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, drew to a close on Feb. 25 after 16 days of competition. Norway ranked above all other participating countries, winning a total of 39 medals, eight more than second-place Germany and 10 more than Canada, who came in third. The U.S. finished...