The Guilfordian

Law students share experience during dinner and discussion

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 4 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., a dinner and discussion was held in the Gilmer Room for members of the Guilford Community. This dinner and discussion focused on the experiences and advice of current and recent law students. “This is the first dinner and discussion of the spring semester,” Director...

European Union copyright laws change

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, members of the European Parliament approved amendments to the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Designed to update European copyright law for the internet age, this polarizing piece of legislation gives increased protections to copyright holders in order to...

HB 318 bans refuge for undocumented immigrants

June Park, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

“We are a nation of laws,” said North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, before signing House Bill 318. “No politician should choose which laws to obey and which laws not to obey, and this includes immigration law.” The Protect North Carolina Workers Act was signed on Oct. 28, pacifying some but rousing...

Ex-NFL player accused of rape, pleads ‘not guilty’

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

Ex-NFL player accused of rape Darren Sharper pleads “not guilty” to rape charge Over the past 20 years, numerous athletes have been accused of a sexual assault crime, according to Pact5, a sexual assault prevention movement. Former NFL star Darren Sharper is simply one more to add to the long...

Moral Monday has protesters flooding streets of Raleigh

Jake Delahanty, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

History was made on Feb. 8 when an estimated 80,000–100,000 people flooded the streets of downtown Raleigh. It was the Moral March on Raleigh. Jordan Green, editor of the Triad City Beat, was amazed by the size and diversity of protestors in the rally. “There were three or four city blocks...

To weed or not to weed: Medical marijuana legal in state, but not in sport?

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

“The NFL could definitely benefit from medical marijuana,” said Elle, an employee at The Clinic Colorado whose last name was withheld, in a telephone interview with The Guilfordian. In an interview with USA Today, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that the NFL has not ruled out the use of medicinal...

Teen denied chemotherapy due to Dominican abortion laws, dies

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

August 31, 2012

To save a girl’s life or to save her fetus, that is the question. After a grueling fight with Dominican Republic’s strict abortion laws, a pregnant teenager died last week, inciting public outrage and an international debate. The 16-year-old, nicknamed “Esperanza” — which translates to...

Arizona law redefines pregnancy timeline

Victor Lopez, Senior Writer

August 31, 2012

Arizona lawmakers have passed three anti-abortion bills, including one declaring that a pregnancy begin two weeks before conception, according to the Huffington Post. The new law, titled Women’s Health and Safety Act, was signed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and went into effect Aug 29. According...