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Dr. Massey highlights lobbying politicians

Part-time Lecturer for Religious Studies Dr. Frank Massey Lobbying U.S. Congress on Peace and Justice

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, Part-Time Lecturer for Religious Studies Dr. Frank Massey spoke at the Hege Library Experimental Classroom to inform students about lobbying the U.S. Congress for peace and justice in “Lobbying the U.S. Congress for Peace, Justice and Earth: The Friends Committee on National Legislation.”...

Sexual assault and campus justice

Nicholas Carratu, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

This article is the last part of a series highlighting Guilford College’s sexual assault policies.  Restorative justice has several elements that distinguish it from the traditional criminal justice system. Central to its philosophy is the involvement of all parties who have been affected rather...

Bladenboro, N.C. football star found hanged

Bladenboro, N.C. football star found hanged

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Bladenboro police Chief Chris Hunt walked Claudia Lacy from her house to a nearby trailer park. Crime scene tape surrounded one of the wooden swing sets at the center of the homes. An ambulance was parked next to the swing set. Inside the ambulance, a black body bag rested. Inside that body bag lay...

Core Values: Justice

Core Values: Justice

Robert Pacheco, Staff Writer

April 11, 2014

“The judicial process at Guilford can be a healing process, part of the transformative education that Guilford College is known for. The school takes great pains to balance the Quaker principles with the requirements of an institution of higher education. “The College also supports organiza...

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...

Class of 2017 boasts largest Latino population Guilford has seen in years

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

Imagine attending a school where no one understands your culture, your beliefs or your identity. Unfortunately, for minority groups, this can be an everyday reality. For instance, many Latino students have had such experiences in higher education, where they are often extremely underrepresented. Guilford...

Rape culture in India raises new outrage, old questions

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

After their 5-year-old daughter had been missing for two days, a couple living in New Delhi, India, heard her cries in a neighboring apartment.  They broke down the locked doors and found their daughter sexually assaulted, tortured and left for dead. Authorities rushed the girl to a local hospital...

Trayvon Martin: beyond the speculation & towards the truth

Trayvon Martin: beyond the speculation & towards the truth

Kate Gibson

April 6, 2012

Senators and Representatives donning hooded sweatshirts. Student protestors rattling bags of Skittles in unison. Social networks and blogospheres erupting with demands for action. “We want arrests … shot in the chest,” chanted thousands of protestors on March 31 in Sanford, Fla., reported Reuters. This...

Stop racism in the justice system

Tiffany Kallam, Guest Writer

January 27, 2012

I have always felt an intense drive to pursue avenues to help others who have been affected by societal and legal injustices. Even more recently, I have been focused and confident in my future abilities to adamantly advocate for others. This previous semester, beginning in September — while sitting...