The Guilfordian

Greensboro artists speak up for social justice

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

On a warm Saturday afternoon at Government Plaza in Greensboro, poets, musicians and artists gathered at the local event, Diversity over Division, to express their opinions on topics such as social justice, political change and peace.  The demonstration took place on a stage surrounded by a wide set...

Sexuality should not be barrier to donation

blood drive opinion

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2018

Will you donate blood? Can you donate blood? It’s not as simple as, “Do you have any blood-borne illnesses that could make your blood unusable for our services?” While there are understandable restrictions on donations as it relates to medical conditions, there are some that remain outdated....

The Deep South continues to struggle in war against HIV

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

The United States has always been divided into geographical fractions based on race and socioeconomic status. Today, the fragmented character of American history has led to a new life-threatening problem — the growing prevalence of HIV/AIDS infection in the Deep South. “There is a synergy of plagues...

CAAP strives to educate, increase awareness about HIV

CAAP strives to educate, increase awareness about HIV

Henry Smith, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

A U.N. report found that approximately 19 million of the 35 million people living with AIDS have no idea that they are HIV- positive. According to CBS News, North Carolina ranks 11th among the states with the highest HIV rates with 11.6 cases per 100,000 residents. There are currently 74 confirmed cases...