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Trans lives threatened

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

The Obama Administration helped the transgender community make strides in the way of civil rights, but a leaked memo shows that the Trump administration may be reversing some of the progress that was made. On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from the Department of Health and Human...

Goof: School starts paying faculty with grill cash

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

Disclaimer: This story is a part of out April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian Staff and is not based in fact. In an attempt to save money, Guilford will now be paying faculty and staff members 25 percent of their paychecks in Grill Cash. “When I first ...

Unsettled countries turn to nationalism, discrimination

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor

September 16, 2016

From the earliest skirmishes to the most devastating wars, one thing has remained constant throughout most of human history: nationalism. The cause of almost all international conflicts, it is seeing resurgence around the world, especially in the West. In the United Kingdom, the majority of citizens...

Drug issues in Philippines punishable by death

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator

September 15, 2016

While the U.S. tentatively debates lessening the penalties on drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has been making headlines since the spring when he was elected on a plat- form of stopping drug trafficking through any means necessary. Now, a little over two months into his presidency,...

Protect Planned Parenthood from GOP lies

November 6, 2015

Five million people are aided by Planned Parenthood every year through services and outreach. Shutting it down would be irresponsible, preventing 400,000 Pap smear tests, 500,000 breast exams and 700,000 HIV tests annually, according to the Planned Parenthood website. Nonetheless, the Grand Old...

Democratic debates impact popularity

Beatriz Caldas and Lily Lou

November 6, 2015

What happens when five Democratic candidates go to Vegas? They have a Democratic presidential debate. On Oct. 13, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb took the stage during the first Democratic national debate. “In comparison to the Republican debate,...

Distinguished economist next in Bryan Series

Distinguished economist next in Bryan Series

Clare Forrister, Staf Writer

February 13, 2015

Next week, Robert Reich will speak for the Bryan Series on the defining challenge of our time. Most Guilford students, and most Americans, probably cannot identify that challenge. “When does inequality become such a problem for the country that the middle class no longer has enough purchasing power...

The 2012 Presidential election: Views across campus

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012

And the winner is … Obama! After months of scorching criticism, name calling, and unforgettable election hashtags on Twitter, such as #malarkey, #bindersfullofwomen and #BigBird, the grueling campaigns have finally come to an end. I have never considered myself to be affiliated with either party,...