The Guilfordian

Pressure on success can add unnecessary stress

Pressure on success can add unnecessary stress

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Personal success alone is not the key to happiness. This may seem obvious but in the daily hustle to get my articles in on times, get all As, work out and find time to practice my hobbies, I have often forgotten to enjoy the moment and live for today. Our culture is notoriously competitive. This is...

Dodge Ram commercial sanitizes MLK’s legacy

Dodge Ram commercial sanitizes MLK’s legacy

Lana Heltzel, Senior Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion, Social Justice, Top Stories

In 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a sermon preaching the importance of serving one’s community while eschewing the material possessions and advertisements that encourage envy. Entitled, “The Drum Major Instinct,” King was specifically critical of the automobile industry for propagating...

50th anniversary of the March on Washington

50th anniversary of the March on Washington

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013


Filed under Top Stories, World & Nation

Fifty years after the dream that set us on the path for greater equality, the words and principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. still ring true. Tens of thousands of people from across the country assembled in the nation’s capital this week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington...

An unfinished march: Despite social progress, economic equality still elusive

An unfinished march: Despite social progress, economic equality still elusive

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Fifty years ago, Dr. King dreamt. He dreamt of a nation where his “four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Half a century later, we stand as inheritors of a long-fought battle for justice...

Outside the lines: a reflection on Bayard Rustin’s life and work

Kevin Engle, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013


Filed under News

Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, A. Philip Randolph, W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington. Every year, we celebrate these civil rights leaders who were courageous enough to look oppression in the face and fight for justice. We often forget one man whose vision helped shape the civil rights ...