The Guilfordian

Gang violence torments Puerto Rico

Mei Lander, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Over the last month, a rise in gang violence in Puerto Rico has been creating fear and chaos. Day or night, people are fearful and uncertain of what to do about the number of homicides that have occurred. Even authorities are stumbling with what to do next. According to the Associated Press, in just...

News in Brief

News in Brief

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Puerto Rico On April 18, Puerto Rico suffered an island-wide power outage seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed the island’s power grid. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority blamed the outage on a tree falling on a power line and says that power should be restored in 24 to 36 hours. ...

Players kneeling is not a sign of disrespect

Players kneeling is not a sign of disrespect

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

“I am not going to stand up and show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” said San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick on Aug. 26, 2016. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way.” Kaepernick...

Readers are responsible for choosing what they read

Readers are responsible for choosing what they read

Jayraj Jonnalagadda and Nathan Park

October 6, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

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...

News in Brief

News in Brief

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Mexico Over 116 people have died in a magnitude 7.1 earthquake affecting Mexcio City and nearby states, as of Sept. 19. 3.8 million central Mexico residents have experienced a disruption in electricity services, and public schools have been closed in Puebla, Mexico City and Guerrero until further...