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‘Tis The Season for Traditions.

‘Tis The Season for Traditions.

Anna Gamez, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

The winter holidays are finally upon us. All around the world, people are beginning celebrate holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day and many others. Growing up, my favorite part of the holidays was always watching Christmas movies. I loved watching people celebrate holiday traditions, ...

Midterm results show big victories on both sides

Midterm results show big victories on both sides

Max Elkan and Kiran Soma

November 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

On Nov. 6, citizens around Guilford County voted in the local, state and national midterm elections in order to determine the people who will be representing their voices in politics. Nationally, Republicans won a 51-46 majority over the Democrats in the Senate, with two Independent senators. In the...

Voter turnout needs growth

Voter turnout needs growth

Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Nearly half of eligible Americans don’t vote. No matter how many times I hear this, it always baffles me that so many people don’t take advantage of being a part of the democratic system. “No Taxation without Representation.” This, in a sense, is how our country started. Being able to vote...

Workshop uplifts undocumented student experiences

Workshop uplifts undocumented student experiences

Fernando Jiménez, Photo Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

According to the Pew Research Center, there are approximately 11.6 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States today. These individuals are present in our communities, our jobs and even on Guilford’s campus. Immigrant Student Coordinator Liz Torres Melendez led one of the first UndocuAlly...

Theusen highlights effects of student protests

Theusen highlights effects of student protests

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

According to Assistant Professor of History Sarah Thuesen, the boycotts and student protests of the 1940s desegregation movement still hold weight today, despite occurring nearly 80 years ago. Thuesen explored the importance of historical boycotts in North Carolina and presented research from her...

Food Justice lecture builds positive discussion

Food Justice lecture builds positive discussion

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

North Carolina is ranked the No. 8 state in terms of food insecurity. The Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area continuously ranks as one of the areas with the most difficulty securing food based on a percentage of the total population. These and other issues of local food insecurity were discussed...

Pipeline approved, Governor promises future of clean energy

Pipeline approved, Governor promises future of clean energy

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Jan. 26, Governor Roy Cooper made an announcement that North Carolina is dedicated to renewable and clean energy, alongside the approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by the NC Department of Environmental Quality. “My goal for North Carolina is complete reliance on renewable energy, which builds...

Faculty and staff discuss immigration

Faculty and staff discuss immigration

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Nov. 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Gilmer room, the Honors Program and OSLE hosted a dinner and discussion on the topic of immigration justice at Guilford. The speakers in attendance were Associate Professor of English Diya Abdo, Assistant Director of Multicultural Education Irving Zavaleta...

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Shivam Gandhi and Hans Oh

November 17, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Oct. 26, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. “We are currently dealing with the worst drug crisis in American history,” said Trump, according to the NPR. “It’s just been so long in the making. Addressing it will require all of our effort.” The...