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November 3, 2017

Fleming lecture features Daniel Hunter Every year, Guilford co-sponsors the Peace and Conflict Studies Fleming Lecture along with the American Friends Service Committee. This year, activist and author Daniel Hunter offered a talk entitled “Social Movements in Turbulent Times.” Hunter is the au...

NC joins multistate lawsuit defending DACA

Members of the Guilford community joined a peaceful demonstration in downtown Greensboro on Monday, Sept. 5, 2017 in support of DACA beneficiaries. This was one of many nationwide protests that have been organized by members of the immigrant communtiy currently residing in the United States. //Photos by Fernando Jimenez/The Guilfordian

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

September 15, 2017

Hundreds of protests across the nation. 20 state lawsuits. One rescinded program. President Donald Trump ordered an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, on Tuesday, Sept. 5 through a public statement from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “The DACA progra...

Detained immigrant children temporarily sent to NC

Allison Stalberg, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

Far removed from what is familiar, around 1,200 children (mainly from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador) who were detained at the border have been taken to North Carolina.Federal authorities have been holding immigration court in Charlotte, but in the meantime the children are at the mercy of the...

McCrory attacks poor, cuts unemployment benefits

McCrory attacks poor, cuts unemployment benefits

Emerson Santiago, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

House Bill Four has been signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory, slashing unemployment benefits and cutting 170,000 unemployed North Carolinians from the program with no hope of receiving federal aid. Justifications for this sudden shift in economic policy are flimsy at best, ranging from McCrory’s...

Guilford Alum selected for Hall of Fame

Guilford Alum selected for Hall of Fame

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012

Michael Jordan, Dean Smith and Coach K are all North Carolina basketball legends and members of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Guilford College basketball legend, Michael Leon Carr, affectionately known to fans as M.L. Carr, is now a member of this illustrious group. Carr, who graduated...