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Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Germany After months of stalemate across German national politics, Germany will soon have a functioning coalition government. According to BBC, representatives of Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party, the CDU, and center-left Social Democrats, SPD, have reached a coalition deal...

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Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

December 4, 2015


Filed under World & Nation

China Beijing is experiencing an “orange level” alert, meaning the amount of smog is so high that all major factories must be required to either shut down or reduce pollution. Over the past few weeks the city reached pollution readings 17 times what the World Health Organization considers safe....

News in Brief: 4/10/15

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

April 10, 2015


Filed under World & Nation

India Police are accused of using excessive force after a battle with red sandalwood smugglers killed 20 suspects, according to the BBC. Red sandalwood (prized in furniture making) was banned from sale in 2000, but the wood sells for tens of thousands of dollars per tonne, so smuggling is rampant. Acco...

Goofordian: Mylène Dressler — educator, novelist, immortal

Anthony Harrison, Staff Drunkard

March 31, 2014


Filed under Features

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. Recently triple-tenured Assistant Professor of English Mylène Dressler captivates her students with her genuine enthusiasm for literature and her ...

Economic despair plagues Greece

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012


Filed under World & Nation

Lately, news of Greece has been nothing but tales of woe, misery and economic despair. The economic downfall of the country has garnered worldwide attention as many are left to wonder how a once prosperous nation could fall on such hard times. The most recent news from these Mediterranean islands...

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Becca Heller, World & Nation Editor

February 16, 2012


Filed under World & Nation

Honduras  Late on Tuesday night, a roaring fire broke out in a prison in Comayagua, Honduras, killing over 300 prisoners. Taking over an hour to bring under control, the fire spread throughout the cells, burning many prisoners beyond recognition and suffocating others by smoke. Amid the confusion, m...