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News in Brief

News in Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

March 10, 2017

China Sex education textbooks published by Beijing Normal University have sparked a debate about what is and is not appropriate to teach primary school-age students. According to the South China Morning Post, the textbooks are geared to 6 to 12-year-olds and provide information about sexual anatomy,...

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...

GOOFORDIAN: Biohazard hOsTs NaKeD WoRld TouRnaMent

GOOFORDIAN: Biohazard hOsTs NaKeD WoRld TouRnaMent

Anney Bolgiano, Staff Writer

March 29, 2013

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool's edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. Over the years, Guilford College has welcomed noteworthy speakers, talented musicians and other esteemed guests. Now, the board of trustees and Guil...

King Peggy: female leader of Ghana

Emily Currie, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

Otuam is a coastal fishing village situated in Ghana, West Africa. In this village, everyone knows everyone. There is no high school, and teenagers who can’t afford secondary school travel to surrounding towns and become street hustlers to survive. Impoverished teenagers also farm or fish to make a...

Finding home away from home

Christiana Baiden, Guest Writer

April 20, 2012

To be a zillion miles away from home is probably one of the most difficult things. It is even more difficult when you are by yourself in a new country. I had this sense when I boarded a plane from Ghana to the United State as an exchange student to Guilford College. It was my first time on a plane...