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Student’s family fears statewide operation

Student’s family fears statewide operation

Fernando Jiménez, Senior Photographer

April 20, 2018

On Monday, April 16, local immigrant rights group American Friends Service Committee/Siembra North Carolina held an assembly and press conference to stand in solidarity with sophomore Maria Peralta Porras, whose stepfather was detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement this past week. An estimated...

Detention center in Pennsylvania becomes the troubling home for immigrants

Ian Gordon, Guest Writer

March 16, 2018

Editor’s Note: In accordance with The Guilfordian’s focus on social justice, the Features section will publish a weekly column focusing on human rights. Each week, the column will examine one human rights case, domestic or international. Not many people know what occurs when people come to the...

Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention

Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

At such a divisive time in politics, people often get caught up in large national elections and forget about local elections. These elections can have large impacts on the lives of citizens and are still overlooked. One of the first steps in taking political action is voting in local elections. The...

Ice, ice, baby! Hockey season begins

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

The rink lights up. The alarm sounds. The players burst onto the ice ready to skate anew. The crowd roars, and the puck drops. The 2012–13 National Hockey League lockout is over. After roughly 113 days of debate, hockey fans can at last rejoice as the 30 teams that make up the NHL return to the...