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Sia's “Music” movie poster

Sia’s “Music”: A sour note for autism representation

Francisco Montenegro, Opinion Editor February 25, 2021

The leadup to Sia’s “Music” movie was a rocky one, to say the least. For the past four months, Sia has faced a string of controversies regarding her upcoming film. Incidents included the casting...

U.S. teen dons a qipao, a traditional Chinese dress as a “prom dress.”

Avoiding cultural appropriation: Why you shouldn’t wear a kimono during Lunar New Year

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Before groups such as BTS entered the modern media scene, Korea was as foreign of a nation as Oz to most individuals across America. Samsung was known as a “Chinese phone brand” among westerners, and...

Jonathon Podolsky is the moderator of Hampshire College Alumni of Western MA, Director of the non-profit Re-envisioning Marlboro College Corporation, and runs a Hampshire College/Sweet Briar Facebook group. He has been involved in save college movements for two years. Podolsky advised Save Guilford leadership during the group’s formation. He can be reached at www.Podolsky.cc

Guilford – called to the light

Jonathon Podolsky, Guest Writer February 20, 2021

The light at the end of the tunnel could be an oncoming train.  Save Guilford is a group mainly of alumni that has emerged to oppose draconian cuts at Guilford College. It has been unable to force...

Google Says ‘No’ to Stadia-exclusive Games

Nolan Ross, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

In 1998 my family had a big Macintosh with an eggshell-white monitor case and tower a tad shorter than my 3-year-old person. It could play “Myth: The Fallen Lords,” the 1997 release from Bungie, the...

Staff Editorial: Staying healthy at Guilford and protecting the campus community

February 11, 2021

After nearly a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Guilford students long for a return to normal college life—days filled with in-person classes, long conversations with friends in the crowded caf, study...


A promotional image for Marvel’s new series Wandavision, which is streaming on Disney+.

A sitcom, or something more?

Renata Diaz, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

With no new releases in 2020, Marvel Cinematic Universe has returned with “Wandavision.” The show, featuring main characters Wanda Maximoff and Vision, has been airing since Jan. 15 on Disney+ and...

The idea of earning profits, in-group exclusivity and a sense of power for the powerless are what have fueled the GameStop run to become a global phenomenon.

Reddit vs. Wall Street: Stocks only go up until they don’t

Hope Stephens, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

In late January, millions of members of the Reddit thread “r/WallStreetBets” agreed to collectively purchase Gamestop stocks, hoping that the buying activity would cause the stock price to rise. According...

The Proud Boys: prosecution is not enough

Emma English, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

On Jan. 29, the first federal conspiracy charges were filed against Proud Boy members William Pepe and Dominic Pezzola for their participation in the insurrection at the Capitol. They were indicted on...

An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021

‘Can Trump’s impeachment settle the damage done to American democracy?’

Nora Klink, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

Does an inflammatory speech to a gathering of spitting insurrectionists count as evidence of seditious conspiracy? Former president Trump should undoubtedly be held accountable for the death of five people...

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