The Guilfordian

As middle class falls, crime rises in Latin America

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, the crime rate has fallen in the United States over the past 25 years. However, while rates of violent crime have dropped in the United States, they have stayed high in Latin America. With just eight percent of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for...

Cop indicted by second grand jury for fatal shooting

Alexandra Haridopolos, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

On Sept. 14, 2013, around 2:30 a.m. in Charlotte, N.C., Jonathan Ferrell crashed his car in Bradfield Farm, a subdivision 17 miles from downtown Charlotte. Instantly, he kicked out his back window to free himself from the wreckage. After he could not find his cell phone, an injured Ferrell approached...

Speaker encourages conversations about racism, promotes student activism

Speaker encourages conversations about racism, promotes student activism

Lek Siu, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

There’s an elephant in the room, and its name is racism. “It is painful and difficult (to talk about),” said Visiting Instructor of Justice and Policy Studies Daniel Rhodes. “People want to ignore it and sweep it away. White people don’t want to talk about racism because they are afraid...