The Guilfordian

Witness in Dallas police officer trial found dead

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

On Sep. 9, 2018, former police officer Amber Guyger shot her African American neighbor Botham Jean in his own apartment, thinking it was her own. She was convicted with murder on Sep. 30, 2018, and given 10 years in prison. On Friday, Oct. 4, Joshua Brown, a key witness in the trial, was found dead. ...

Mass shooting at local bar in Kansas City

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 6, a shooting in Kansas City killed four and injured five at a local bar. Police have determined two possible suspects from eyewitness accounts, citing the motive as a fight that occurred only hours earlier at the same bar. Despite the severity of the incident and its nationwide coverage, a...

Sustainability advocate visits campus

Sustainability advocate visits campus

Alesha Garcia, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Chantel Johnson, livestock farmer and homesteader, joined the Food Justice Club as a guest speaker, sharing her insight about sustainable living, trauma, race and her role in society. On Oct. 10, members from the Food Justice Club and interested students gathered in the Idea Incubator located in H...

Two dead after shooting at yoga studio

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

On Friday, Nov. 2, Scott Paul Beirele walked into a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida and shot and killed two people. Beirele has a history of posting racist and sexist comments online and sympathized with Elliot Rogers, the gunman who killed six people and wounded 14 others near the University of...

Number of shootings in US sees jump

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Just this year, at least 14 school shootings have occurred in the U.S. By March 8, this totaled to an average of 1.5 shootings per week according to CNN. Compared to other developed countries, the U.S. has an unusually high rate of gun violence. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and...

Time is ticking for new gun control laws, for us

Time is ticking for new gun control laws, for us

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2018

Kalina Migliavasca saw her world change in just a matter of hours on Feb. 14, 2018. At 2:47 p.m., she received a text message from her youngest son, Noah. “Mom,” he wrote, “This is important.” She replied back asking what was happening, to which Noah only replied, “Look at the news.” Migliavasca...

Guilford Amnesty International chapter defends human rights

Guilford Amnesty International chapter defends human rights

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

In 2016, Guilford students Melissa Fourrier, Juliana Evans-Anfom, Maggie Albert, Spencer File and Haya Al-Attar launched the Guilford chapter of Amnesty International, a global organization dedicated to opposing human rights violations. Fourrier initially proposed the idea to peers in her peace and...

PECS hosts Fleming Lecture Series to generate discussion about gun violence

Kelli Uresti, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

Gun violence is not something to be taken lightly; mass shootings, homicides and accidental child deaths are things we all hear about when it comes to guns. Community members gathered on April 24 for the annual Peace and Conflict Studies Fleming Lecture Series, “Gun Violence in America: Causes and...