The Guilfordian

Movie theaters in Greensboro offer variety

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

With seven different movie theaters, Greensboro offers many options for prospective moviegoers. Greensboro is not a large enough city to get limited movie releases or “platform releases,” which are movies released in a few cities to determine if they do well enough to be released widely. For example,...

Etsuo’s corner: the differences between New York City and Tokyo

Etsuo's Corner: New York City

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Editor’s note: Etsuo’s Corner is a weekly column for World & Nation by Etsuo Fujita, an international student from Japan. Fujita features other international students or writes about his adventures and impressions as he learns about the cultures and customs at Guilford and his travels in Ameri...

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 One rescinded program.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...

Women’s strike success in GSO, nationally

Supporters and allies of the Black Lives Matter movement collect money for queer and trans women of color during the “A Day
Without Women” protest that took place on Wednesday, March 8, in Greensboro, North Carolina. // Photo courtesy of Valeria Sosa

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2017

The streets of New York flood with women and femmes. Businesses shut down for the day. Schools closed in places like Maryland and North Carolina. It is March 8, International Women’s Day, and women are taking part in “A Day Without a Woman” strike. “I think it’s always an important day,...

Activists champion prisoners’ rights 45 years after Attica riot

Activists champion prisoners’ rights 45 years after Attica riot

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

September 8, 2016

On Sept. 9, 1971, inmates at Attica Prison in New York staged a riot to demand political rights and better living conditions. Four days later, the prison administration finally agreed to many of the demands, except amnesty from criminal prosecution concerning the takeover and the removal of the Attica s...

Class action lawsuit filed against Mississippi county

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

Oct. 18 marked 11 months of waiting for Octavious Burks. Burks spent that time inside the Scott County Detention Center in Forest, Mississippi, waiting for a grand jury indictment and a public defender. On Sept. 23, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a class action lawsuit against Scott County...

Climate March: inspiring change, making history

Climate March: inspiring change, making history

Nicole Zelniker & Abe Kenmore, Staff Writer and World & Nation Editor

September 26, 2014

Imagine the entire population of Greensboro coming together and spilling out into the streets of North Carolina.  They hold up signs, cheer together, and help each other in achieving one goal: getting climate change under control. This is what New York City looked like on Sept. 21 during the largest...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

May 3, 2013

Amsterdam, netherlands For the first time in 120 years, the Netherlands has a king. In a formal ceremony at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Williem-Alexander was coronated by the former monarch, his mother, Queen Beatrix Armgard. After his appointment, thousands of citizens flooded the streets, bearin...

Dating at Guilford: Take a shot, what’s the worst that could happen?

Daniel Gaskin, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

The women in my history have been strange to say the least.  Being a comedian has many drawbacks, and a major one is the kind of women you meet in dark New York City comedy clubs. Most of them would approach me after seeing me perform and want to meet afterwards to talk. Things would escalate and...