The Guilfordian

Charlotte Protests

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2016

On Sept. 20, the police killing of 43-year-old black man Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, would ignite a series of protests throughout the state, from the streets of Charlotte to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro. There are conflicting reports...

Memes have become a form of political expression

Memes, including fake tweets, have circulated the internet mocking both presidential candidates this past year

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor

September 30, 2016

Pepe the Frog. Harambe. Dat Boi. Spongebob. Reacting to the ever-changing landscape of human history, memes are our way of sending a message, our way of expressing emotions about current events and everyday life. From “oh s--- waddup” to “smash that like button,” memes are the language of the...

Felons should be able to vote after sentences

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2016

Imagine this: you are arrested for a low-level drug crime. You serve a year — maybe several years — in jail. When you finally get out, you find you cannot get a job. You may not be able to get a passport. In many states, if you have a felony charge, you will not be allowed to vote. This is nothi...