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Two dead after shooting at yoga studio

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

On Friday, Nov. 2, Scott Paul Beirele walked into a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida and shot and killed two people. Beirele has a history of posting racist and sexist comments online and sympathized with Elliot Rogers, the gunman who killed six people and wounded 14 others near the University of...

Letter To The Editor

April 20, 2018

To the Editor: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent 10 hours, over the course of two days, testifying before both houses of Congress last week. That news rightly took a back seat to reports of a grisly chemical weapons attack against people in the Syrian town of Douma, and of President Trump’s...

Etsuo’s Corner: Studying Abroad in China

Etsuo’s Corner: Studying Abroad in China

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

This week, I would like to share junior Chris Collins’ experience in China. Though Japan is very close to China, I have never been to China. So, by interviewing him, I learned interesting facts about the country such as some relating to the culture, people and food, and I got more interested in the...

Tide Pods replace cup noodles for dinner

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Shania Lao, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

From the creators of the cinnamon challenge comes a new trend sweeping 2018 by storm. The Tide Pod challenge. Popular amongst teens and social media outlets, the challenge pushes people to “eat” the pods. Some actually go all the way as to ingest them, and others spit it back out as soon as the...

Staff Editorial:Net neutrality could see changes in policy

Staff Editorial:Net neutrality could see changes in policy

December 1, 2017

The internet has remained relatively untouched by governmental restrictions or other forms of legislation, but this may change soon. Currently, internet users operate with net neutrality rules under Title II of the Communications Act. As the Federal Communications Commission’s Chairman Ajit Pai pushes...

New server improves campus Internet

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

“Guilford College without its Internet connection is like Donald Trump without his toupee,” said Early College senior Laura Williams. “It just won’t work.” Guilford has a turbulent Wi-Fi connection history. The loss of connection on Sept. 8 was a prime example. The crash preceded a switch o...

FCC ruling ensures net neutrality

Sommer Fanney, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

In March, the Federal Communications Commission reclassified the Internet from an information service to a telecommunication service. This ruling will ensure the permanence of open Internet by giving the FCC more room than ever to regulate Internet service providers. The need for keeping an open internet...

Apple’s shaky security results in unreliable online storage services

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

In a massive structure in Maiden, North Carolina, surrounded by a farm of solar panels, hundreds of servers help one of the world’s largest tech companies store millions of bytes of private information. Online data-backup services may seem shiny, convenient and helpful, but the very permanent nature...

No to fast lanes, yes to net neutrality

No to fast lanes, yes to net neutrality

Lily Lou, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

Do you prefer Netflix or Hulu Plus? Well, if you have Comcast you may be better off using Netflix. In February, Netflix paid Comcast to speed up its service. This happened after a federal appeals court eliminated the Federal Communication Commission’s authority to establish net neutrality rules. “At...