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News in Brief

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor

December 3, 2019

Russia Oleg Sokolov, a specialist in French history, famous historical reenactor and professor at the University of St. Petersburg, was pulled out of the Moika River on Saturday, Nov. 9, and investigated as the main suspect for the murder of Anastasia Yeshchenko, one of his students. Her dismembered body w...

News in Brief

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor

November 18, 2019

India Flights to and from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi were diverted on Nov. 3 as visibility became too poor due to extreme pollution. Air quality indexes reached “hazardous” levels. Additionally, Greenpeace and AirVisual ranked New Delhi as the most polluted city in the world...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

February 22, 2019

Ukraine  Russian lawmakers voted on Feb. 19 to ban the use of smartphones or recording devices by the military after journalists used the digital traces of smart devices to expose state secrets. Pictures and videos posted online by Russian soldiers contradict the government’s claims that Russian soldiers...

Study Abroad announces new opportunities, schedule plans

Yunah Kim, News Editor

February 8, 2019

The new study abroad opportunities being implemented with the Guilford Edge are entering the scheduling and planning phases. On Monday, Feb. 4 in King Hall B26, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., Professor of Sports Studies Lavon Williams and Professor of Business Management Michael Dutch hosted an interest...

Changes made to Study Abroad

Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

“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

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

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

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

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...