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Hurricane Florence may only be the start

Hurricane Florence may only be the start

Janavi Mehta, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

Hurricane Florence made landfall early Sept. 14.  on the coast of the Carolinas, bringing strong winds, high storm surges and torrential rainfall. Florence developed off the west side of Africa and had a rocky track up to the United States coast. Florence gathered immense power and became a Category...

Readers are responsible for choosing what they read

Readers are responsible for choosing what they read

Jayraj Jonnalagadda and Nathan Park

October 6, 2017

NFL players protest police brutality. The new Travel Ban. Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane devastation. The world’s stories in the past week has overwhelmed readers. When people check on the weekly news, they get slammed with all these stories. With no way to read them all, it can seem like the world...

The best news of the summer according to Guilford students

The best news of the summer according to Guilford students

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Several students have reportedly been avoiding local, national and international news for the past four months. “I’ve stopped paying attention to news,” said Early College senior Joseph Chang. “The news media is shifting to click-bait.” This sentiment was echoed by many students who were...

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 15, 2017

In light of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the question of the effect of climate change is important to consider. Skeptics of climate change believe the focus should remain only on the immediate effects of the hurricane. However, I think it is important to learn how climate change affected the severity...

Hurricane Harvey lands in Texas

Hurricane Harvey lands in Texas

Julia Martins De Sa, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas with a magnitude that hasn’t been seen since 2005. The Category 4 hurricane brought 130 mph winds and heavy rainfall to the entire Corpus Christi area, including Port Aransas and Port O’Connor, destroying homes and flooding...