The Guilfordian

The origin of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

February 15, 2019

The Jubilee YouTube channel, which makes videos showcasing people from both sides of a conflict and bringing them together to have conversations, posted a video of Israelis and Palestinians. The moderator asked the question “Should Israel and Palestine be one state?” One Israeli said “I believe it s...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 21, 2018

United States When Attorney General Jeff Sessions first recused himself from the Russia investigation in March 2017, President Trump defended him saying, “He could have stated his response more accurately, but it was clearly not intentional.” Trump has since reversed his view, saying, “I don...

US cuts funding for Palestinian refugees

Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

On August 31, the Trump administration cut all aid to the UNWRA, a UN agency that provides support and assistance to Palestinian refugees. “We pay the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars a year and get no appreciation or respect,” President Donald Trump said in a tweet. This decision...

Members of Israel/Palestine J-Term start discussion

Ben Achilles, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015

On Feb. 10, in the East Gallery of Founders, The Israel/Palestine January Term discussed their critical analysis of Israeli/Palestinian conflict and enticing stories from the journey abroad. Leaders Max Carter and Jonathan sat in the audience as members of the trip each spoke about what impacted them...

Letter to the Editor: Neutrality allows injustice to continue

Jordan Clark, '14, Guest Writer

February 13, 2015

To my fellow political observers, analysts, scholars and human beings who like to know what is happening in our world: There is an increasingly apparent idea that, in order to be considered “credible” in our political analysis, we must be unbiased and/or neutral. Methodological imperialism has created...

Dialogue can solve campus controversy

Dialogue can solve campus controversy

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

February 13, 2015

It’s no secret that Guilford tends to support Palestine, though there is no official position on the conflict. “As an institution, I do not think we have a set stance on the conflict,” said Faris El-Ali ’14, student success mentor and assistant coordinator of the First-Year Experience, community...

Letter to the Editor: Steven Salaita’s visit promotes division in Guilford’s community

Josh Weil, Guest Writer

February 6, 2015

While I, some of my peers, a few Guilford faculty and staff are attempting to create a safe campus climate for all students, I am sorry to hear of a campus event that is a step backwards in our efforts to make Guilford a more inclusive and safe place for Jewish students. This event will create...

Open Hillel conference inspires national change

Nicole Zelniker & Sara Minksy, Senior Writer & Photo Editor

October 24, 2014

Hundreds of students flocked to Harvard University for over 50 speakers, dozens of conversations and one life-changing weekend. Together, students from schools all over the country organized the first Open Hillel conference. “There are only three Open Hillels in the country,” said Brown graduate...