The Guilfordian

Changes made to Study Abroad

Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

“New study away courses that represent a range of academic interests and opportunities for students and faculty to collaboratively learn together in unique and distinct ways,” read an email sent to Guilford students from the Provost’s Office. This is what Guilford’s faculty projects to offer...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under World & Nation

Ethiopia will soon have its first female president. Government sources confirmed to the Addis Standard news outlet on Sept 24. that Sahle-Work Zewde, an Ethiopian diplomat with years of experience as a UN ambassador, will replace the outgoing president Dr. Mulatu Teshom. Her three decades of work with...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Russia Vladimir Putin was re-elected the president of Russia on Sunday, March 18. Putin has been embroiled in controversy over the outcome of the election, as he has regularly been accused of targeting potential political opponents. U.S. President Donald Trump has received a great deal of backlash...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

South Korea On Friday night, March 10, the Winter Paralympics opened in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The games are the largest Paralympics ever held to date, and the atmosphere of the opening ceremony was said to be more cheery than in the past. At the 2014 Paralympics, for example, Ukraine sent onl...

India proposes “Modicare” as healthcare plan

India proposes “Modicare” as healthcare plan

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

India recently announced an unprecedentedly large public healthcare scheme proposal. The proposed insurance plan would be the world’s grandest public healthcare system to date, announced to potentially cover the healthcare of over 100 million Indian families. According to BBC, each family would...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Germany After months of stalemate across German national politics, Germany will soon have a functioning coalition government. According to BBC, representatives of Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party, the CDU, and center-left Social Democrats, SPD, have reached a coalition deal...

News in Brief

News in Brief

September 22, 2017


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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...

News in Brief

News in Brief

September 8, 2017


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Monsoon Flooding In India, Nepal and Bangladesh Flooding from monsoons in South Asia has led to over 1,200 deaths and directly impacted over 40 million people, according to the U.N. The Red Cross has said the flooding from this rainy season is the worst it has been in 40 years. Evacuation, potential...

Experiences while Reporting Abroad

Experiences while Reporting Abroad

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

August 9, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Web Exclusive, World & Nation

In late June 2017, I traveled to India to do reporting as a Campus Consortium fellow of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Nalina was one of the women I interviewed for an article on the struggles of Indian women. I reported on the family burdens they shoulder and the opportunities that have he...