The Guilfordian

Two dead after shooting at yoga studio

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

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


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

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


Filed under Opinion, Social Justice, Top Stories

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


Filed under In Print, News

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


Filed under News

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...

Paralympian Pistorius kills girlfriend in South Africa

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013


Filed under World & Nation

Pretoria, South Africa. Feb. 14, 3:20 a.m.: legendary Paralympian Oscar Pistorius shot and killed celebrity-model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The prosecution alleges it was murder in cold blood, but Pistorius and his defense attorneys claim it was a tragic accident. “We are still trying to come...