The Guilfordian

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Argentina Human Rights Watch asked Argentina on Nov. 26 to use the war crimes clause in its constitution to press charges against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who landed in Argentina for the G20 Summit on Nov. 28. An Argentine agreed to take the case, breaking the international norm of diplomat...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

United States When Attorney General Jeff Sessions first recused himself from the Russia investigation in March 2017, President Trump defended him saying, “He could have stated his response more accurately, but it was clearly not intentional.” Trump has since reversed his view, saying, “I don...

US cuts funding for Palestinian refugees

Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On August 31, the Trump administration cut all aid to the UNWRA, a UN agency that provides support and assistance to Palestinian refugees. “We pay the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars a year and get no appreciation or respect,” President Donald Trump said in a tweet. This decision...

Residents of Nabi Saleh encounter challenges

Spencer File, Guest Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

For many, a home signifies a place of sanctuary and security. But for the people of Nabi Saleh, a Palestinian village, home has never been like that due to Israeli military occupation of the area. Currently, the inhabitants of Nabi Saleh face the inevitable discrimination and presence of the military...

Festival showcases diversity

Festival showcases diversity

Abigail AbantoHollans and Anna Gamez

April 6, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

From the Middle East to Europe, Latin America and Africa, Guilford College’s International Festival provided students and faculty the opportunity to celebrate Guilford’s diversity and learn about a variety of cultures. The International Festival was hosted by the International Club on Wednesday,...

United States announces it will cut aid to Palestine

United States announces it will cut aid to Palestine

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Jan. 16, the Trump administration announced that it would be cutting U.S. foreign aid to Palestine from $125 million to $60 million. The aid originally supported the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, which provides education, healthcare and other critical humanitarian support to Palestinian...

Novelist speaks about her work

Novelist speaks about her work

December 1, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

Leila Abdelrazaq, a Palestinian-American activist, graphic novelist and author of “Baddawi,” spoke to Guilford students and faculty on Nov. 11. During her presentation entitled “Art and Activism,” Abdelrazaq discussed her book, which tells the story of her father’s youth spent in the Baddawi...

News-In-Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under World & Nation

European Union On Aug. 30, open Internet supporters in the European Union celebrated the implementation of guidelines protecting net neutrality. The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications published a draft of the guidelines after two years of negotiations between the EU Council, ...

Letter to the editor: Alum asks for divestment

Yahya Alazrak ‘12

March 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I’m not going to renew my giving to Guilford College this year. Not because I was not transformed by the education and community there, I was. Not because I don’t care about the students attending this year or next year, I do. But more than these, I care about the students who are not there now or...