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The student news site of Guilford College

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The student news site of Guilford College

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Perseverance launches on July 30, 2020 from Florida.

NASA’s Perseverance rover: A huge stride in understanding Mars

Reece Clark, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

As of Feb. 18, 2021, the Perseverance rover has landed on Mars to gather data regarding signs of ancient life and collect samples of rock and regolith. The data will be studied further if safely returned...

Cosmic explosion furthers knowledge of the galaxy

Cosmic explosion furthers knowledge of the galaxy

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

A quiet, peaceful place filled with stars, planets and asteroids. If you are like most people, this is how you imagine our galaxy, the Milky Way. Until recently, this seemed to be the truth. However, researchers...

Earth’s axis potentially wobbles due to humans

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer October 5, 2018

According to research by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, “Human activity increases the wobbling of the Earth’s axis as the planet is spinning.” The main way humans affect the wobble of the Earth...

 SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket begins its demonstration flight with liftoff at 3:45 p.m. EST from from Launch Complex 39A at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  By NASA/Kim Shiflett (Flickr) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket

Laura Hay, Staff Writer February 23, 2018

Space flight may have been reborn with the recent launch of SpaceX’s groundbreaking rocket, the Falcon Heavy. At 3:45 p.m. on Feb. 6, the Falcon Heavy rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center...

Margot Lee Shetterly (left), talks to Lea E. Williams (right) about her book, “Hidden Figures.” The event is part of the One City, One Book program put on by the Greensboro Public Library every two years. //Photo By Andrew Walker 2017/ The Guilfordian

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer October 5, 2017

“It just kept grabbing me,” said author Margot Lee Shetterly of writing “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” “Every...

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News in Brief

September 22, 2017

Mexico Over 116 people have died in a magnitude 7.1 earthquake affecting Mexcio City and nearby states, as of Sept. 19. 3.8 million central Mexico residents have experienced a disruption in electricity...

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor September 15, 2017

In light of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the question of the effect of climate change is important to consider. Skeptics of climate change believe the focus should remain only on the immediate effects of...

Mark and Scott Kelly are out of this world at Bryan Series

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief October 22, 2016

For many of us, most of our day-to-day life happens in the small town of Greensboro. For Mark and Scott Kelly, day-to-day life can happen over 200,000 miles above our heads. On Oct. 18, astronauts...

News in Brief

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor September 19, 2014

Kiev, Ukraine: The Ukrainian parliament has finally agreed to integrate with the EU, according to the Guardian. The refusal of former president Yanukovych to sign this bill sparked the Euromaiden protests...

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