The Guilfordian

COVID-19 makes daily life surreal

A bright spring afternoon in an uncharacteristically vacant Triad Park, Kernersville, NC.

Ben Clark, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

I am sitting in my bedroom wondering when I will be able to relax in the same room as my best friend again. Before spring break at my college, the coronavirus was no more than a passing thought, similar to ones about the common flu. “Stay away from large crowds,” “Hold your breath after someone...

Pipeline approved, Governor promises future of clean energy

Photo of Roy Cooper, the Governor of North Carolina. By Chris Seward - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=54610787

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

February 9, 2018

On Jan. 26, Governor Roy Cooper made an announcement that North Carolina is dedicated to renewable and clean energy, alongside the approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by the NC Department of Environmental Quality. “My goal for North Carolina is complete reliance on renewable energy, which builds...

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

President Donald Trump poses for his official portrait at The White House, in Washington, D.C., on Friday, October 6, 2017. 
By Shealah Craighead - https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/10/31/white-house-releases-official-portraits-president-donald-j-trump-and, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63768460

Shivam Gandhi and Hans Oh

November 17, 2017

On Oct. 26, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. “We are currently dealing with the worst drug crisis in American history,” said Trump, according to the NPR. “It’s just been so long in the making. Addressing it will require all of our effort.” The...