The Guilfordian

Queerness, human rights still issues in Israel

Paige Nehls, Guest Writer

February 26, 2016

By 2020 the Gaza Strip could become uninhabitable, according to the United Nations. The small Palestinian territory, which is about the size of New Jersey, hosts around 1.8 million people. So where are they supposed to go? Dr. Sa’ed Atshan, professor of peace and conflict studies at Swathmore College...

Why the Supposed “Unimpacted” Party Is Involved

Layla Rafaoui

November 20, 2015

Students for Justice in Palestine at Guilford College is a relatively new club that seeks to educate the campus and humanize a geographically distant conflict. We seek to address the connection between our lives and those under occupation in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. We also hope to answer the...

News in Brief: 4/3/2015

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

April 3, 2015

Myanmar The government of Myanmar, including President Thein Sein, has agreed to a draft ceasefire after 60 years of fighting with rebel groups, according to Al-Jazeera. Sixteen ethnic groups signed. At least one group, the ethnically Chinese Kokang, was not included in the ceasefire. Some still remai...

Montagnard community struggles to acquire health care

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

A majority of undocumented immigrants become captives of daily fear and stress once they leave the borders of their own land to pursue happiness and well-being in another country. For many immigrants in the U.S., beginning a new life as foreigners is a challenge. They are condemned to constant discrimination,...

Drake discusses ‘Double Vision’ at exhibition opening

Drake discusses ‘Double Vision’ at exhibition opening

Juliet Magoon, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

On Sept. 18, Human Rights Photographer Todd Drake displayed his multimedia exhibition “Double Vision: Perspectives of Palestine” in the McMichael Atrium in Founders Hall. The multifaceted exhibit featured an enthralling array of photos, narratives and videos taken by students living in West Bank...

Pulitzer center feature: villagers, communities protest logging in Cambodia

Keyla Beebe

April 20, 2012

“My life is important,” said Yin Chum, an activity leader with the Prey Lang Network in Cambodia. “But the forest is my number one priority.” Many villagers across Cambodia share Chum’s attitude, and this has led to grassroots community organizing  to protect the country’s quickly disa...