The Guilfordian

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

February 2, 2018

France On Jan. 25, hundreds of residents of France incited brawls in supermarkets over Nutella pricing. These “Nutella riots” were a result of Intermarché, a supermarket chain, cutting the price of the hazelnut spread by 70 percent. Police intervened in at least three separate locations during...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2017

United States At least eight people were killed when a man drove 20 blocks down a bike path beside the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon before he crashed his pickup truck and was shot by police officers, said the authorities. Multiple law enforcement sources say this incident is b...

Title IX sexual assault investigation continues

Nicholas Carratu, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

In 2014, Guilford College was involved in a Title IX investigation, along with 55 other colleges and universities, by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for the mishandling of sexual assaults reported on campus. The number of colleges on the list has since increased to 117. Coincidently...

Eighteen years after fleeing country, Indian activist murdered in Afghanistan

Lek Siu and Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

The Taliban is the leading suspect in the investigation into the murder of Indian author and activist Sushmita Banerjee. Banerjee’s husband and family members were tied up by attackers as Banerjee was dragged out of her house on the night of Sept. 4 in Kharana, Afghanistan. Police report that Banerjee,...