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Faculty and staff discuss immigration

immigration panel

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

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

President Donald Trump poses for his official portrait at The White House, in Washington, D.C., on Friday, October 6, 2017. 
By Shealah Craighead - https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/10/31/white-house-releases-official-portraits-president-donald-j-trump-and, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63768460

Shivam Gandhi and Hans Oh

November 17, 2017

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...

California sets an example for pet policies

California pets cartoon

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 10, 2017

For as long as I can remember, people have always told me to adopt from animal shelters or rescue centers rather than purchasing a pet from a pet store. I was told to avoid supporting the poor treatment of animals and the inhumane conditions in “puppy mills” and “kitten factories” by purchasing...

Guilford College News in Brief

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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...

Davis shares her experience

Diane Davis poses near the bread and desserts section of the Fresh Mobile Market.//Photo by Julia Martins de Sa/The Guilfordian

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 3, 2017

Guilford County, North Carolina has gone from being the most food insecure county in the nation to being the ninth, and organizations like the Out of the Garden project have helped make this jump possible. Diane Davis has been volunteering at Out of the Garden for two years. She is always in charge...

“Laila’s Wisdom” is Rapsody’s prime

Nate McManus, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

This year’s continued success of impactful and artistic rap albums appears to be nowhere close to slowing down with the 2017 release of “Laila’s Wisdom” from North Carolina’s own Marlanna Evans. Guilford staff and students may be familiar with Evans, better known by her stage name Rapsody,...

Young legislative candidate chases history in NC

Sophomore Josh Jarrett poses with a bumper sticker from his campaign.  // Photo courtesy of Josh Jarrett

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

If elected, 20-year-old Josh Jarrett would be the youngest state legislator in the history of North Carolina. Jarrett is a Guilford College sophomore and political science major. Splitting time between both his school and campaigning, Jarrett is running for House Seat 102 which covers areas of downtown...

Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention

Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

At such a divisive time in politics, people often get caught up in large national elections and forget about local elections. These elections can have large impacts on the lives of citizens and are still overlooked. One of the first steps in taking political action is voting in local elections. The...