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“My Dear Melancholy” invokes nostalgia

“My Dear Melancholy” invokes nostalgia

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, returns slightly to the darker vibe of his earlier work. “My Dear Melancholy,” the latest EP he dropped, has fans and critics wondering who broke his heart. The Weeknd is known for his music being dark and sexy. It sounds similar to some of his older projects...

Experiences abroad

Experiences abroad

Lana Heltzel, Senior Writer

April 20, 2018

People love to poke fun of me when I say I studied abroad in Munich. “Ah, Europe,” they say, in faux-posh accents. “How ever so worldly you are now, far more enlightened than us American philistines.” And as much as I would love to maintain the image that I spent my study abroad discussing...

Staff Editorial: Properly reporting on shootings is imperative

Staff Editorial: Properly reporting on shootings is imperative

February 23, 2018

The tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida has joined the list of events sparking discussions revolving around gun violence. However, as journalists here at The Guilfordian, we realize that the sensitive nature of the topic can lead to inaccurate coverage or can toxically influence reporting. In consideration...

“Black Panther” redefines superhero genre

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Kinye Watson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Equal parts action-packed and intrigue-filled, Marvel’s “Black Panther” is an instant classic. The dialogue is sharp and witty. The action sequences are both seamlessly elegant and ruthlessly brutal. The visuals are stunning. The main characters are likable and nuanced, and the narrative itself...

Cleaning can help with focus, managing stress

Stress Cartoon

Caleb Anderson, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

I have dealt with stress in a similar fashion for as long as I have needed the extra time I save in doing so. I have found the most effective method to be in going back to the foundations of my life, repairing the very fundamentals needed for success and then letting that success follow. Less abstractly,...

Balancing life as a CCE student

Balancing life as a CCE student

Tanetta Kelley, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

Balancing a home and work life is tough. Add in a college career, and it can be downright impossible.  As a CCE student, I can ascertain that it is not impossible. Although I must admit the struggle is real. Just a few weeks away from this semester’s end, which also just so happens to be my very...

New Saw movie, old plot

New Saw movie, old plot

Tanetta Kelly, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Warm buttery popcorn. Check. Big icy cold drink. Check. Overpriced candy. Check. I was ready to see and critique the latest in the “Saw” franchise, “Jigsaw.” I have never met a single person who have seen all eight “Saw” movies. I asked around to everyone I know, co-workers, friends and...

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 17, 2017

Snake. Victim. Trouble. Taylor Swift. For many people who follow the lives of celebrities and Hollywood drama, all of these words are synonymous. Taylor Swift is often in the limelight, either for what she wore to that award show or this movie premiere. Maybe it’s for the last song she wrote to...

Blade Runner sequel does justice to first film

Blade Runner 2049 movie review

Nathan Park and Eric Xu

November 10, 2017

For over 35 years, people have been anticipating the sequel to the iconic, original “Blade Runner.” On Oct. 6, 2017, “Blade Runner 2049” was released. The plot is quite simple. Officer K (Ryan Gosling) discovers a long-buried secret that has the potential to destroy what is left of society,...