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North Carolina redesigns district maps

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Hans Oh and Shivam Gandhi

September 29, 2017

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that North Carolina’s district maps were unconstitutional, as race was considered in their drawing. The NC General Assembly has released its new redistricting map for state House and Senate districts, for which a trial is expected later this year. NC...

DACA recipients should not be blamed

DACA recipients should not be blamed

Julia Martins de Sa, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

On the morning of Sept. 18, the Trump administration announced that they would be repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. In the moments after the announcement was made, the hearts of millions of Americans and immigrants fell. This was a decision rooted in racism and fear, a decision that...

Professors discuss celebration of history at panel

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Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Guilford College hosted a panel entitled “Race, Commemoration, and Politics of the Past,” which focused on the differences between honoring the past and being aware of what happened. Panelists told anecdotes of being raised to revere Confederate soldiers, settlers and other...

The best news of the summer according to Guilford students

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Laura Hay, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Several students have reportedly been avoiding local, national and international news for the past four months. “I’ve stopped paying attention to news,” said Early College senior Joseph Chang. “The news media is shifting to click-bait.” This sentiment was echoed by many students who were...

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 One rescinded program.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...

77th National Folk Festival animates Greensboro

The National Folk Festival featured six different stages throughout downtown Greensboro featuring musical pieces, dance performances and folklife demonstrations. This is the last year the city of Greensboro will be hosting the free festival which took place from Friday, Sept. 8 to Sunday Sept. 10 2017.//Photo by Fernando Jimenez/The Guilfordian

Yunah Kim and Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writers

September 15, 2017

After 77 years, the National Folk Festival has become one of the largest and longest-running celebrations of arts and culture. This year’s Festival was held in Greensboro, North Carolina from Friday, Sept. 8, to Sunday, Sept. 10. With over 50 performers and thousands of people attending, this celebration...

Cheerwine celebrates 100th anniversary

Cheerwine celebrates 100th anniversary

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

April 16, 2017

Cheerwine. It has been the iconic regional soda of North Carolina for 100 years and, during that time, it has stayed close to its roots. “My great-great-grandfather started Cheerwine,” said Joy Harper, head of marketing for Cheerwine, in a phone interview with The Guilfordian. “(It) has always...

If HB2 stays, NBA All-Star Game will leave NC

Patrick Cassidy, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

After House Bill 2 became law, a lot of boycotts against the state of North Carolina have been put into full force. Protests ranged from Bruce Springsteen canceling his Greensboro concert to companies such as Apple, Google and Facebook protesting the law and even other state governors banning non-essential...

Unpaid internships create risk for exploitation

Unpaid internships create risk for exploitation

Mae Wood, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

Picture this: You work in a strenuous and demanding work environment. The stakes are high, and the pressure is on. You work 40 hours every week, and you’ve got bills to pay. Amongst all of these anxieties, you’re expected to survive with no wage. It doesn’t sound plausible, but many internships...