The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: Our vision for 2020

May 29, 2020

Welcome back to Guilford for the spring semester! We’ve at last landed in a new decade. It feels like change is on the horizon, doesn’t it? 2020 seems to be bound for big, new developments. The 2020 presidential election is getting ever-closer, and the discourse surrounding it becomes more intense...

Sports site Deadspin reeling after editors leave

A Deadspin employee displyays the site’s logo.

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

This past week, the popular news website Deadspin has been thrown into chaos. The site, well-known for its sports content, has traditionally allowed writers’ voices and opinions to shine through in their articles, but recent changes in ownership have resulted in the firing and quitting of numerous s...

Reading brings community together to raise money for families at the border

Writer Oswaldo Estrada, a UNC-Chapel Hill professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, reads at Scuppernong Books during the Writers for Migrant Justice event on Sept. 4.

Alesha Garcia and Ellen Han

September 12, 2019

As tensions continue to intensify along the U.S.-Mexico border, the tragedies that occur there often seem to get drowned out by the incessant arguing of politicians. In an effort to support migrant families and remember the deceased, writers and community members gathered to perform and listen to...

Pelosi runs for Speaker of the House

Pelosi runs for Speaker of the House

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Democrats from the House of Representatives met in Washington, D.C. to hold a private vote for the nominations of a prospective Speaker of the House of Representatives. The Speaker will be voted on officially by all House members in January 2018 to determine who will remain in o...

Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

Khashoggi Cartoon

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018

“We have nothing to hide.” This is what Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Bloomberg News following last month’s murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Prince Mohammed, alongside his brother, who serves as the Saudi Ambassador to Washington, stood by their stance that it was a rogue...

Political influence by third parties is evident

Political influence by third parties is evident

Janavi Mehta, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Third parties seem too obscure for most people to bother with. Some may even see them as irrelevant. When half of all eligible voters don’t even vote for two classic parties, who’s going to go out of their way to familiarize themselves with third party candidates? Not many people ever do. Third parties are v...

North America sees NAFTA replacement

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

After nearly 25 years as the outline for trade in North America, NAFTA is set to be replaced by the newly negotiated United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The result of a campaign promise by President Donald Trump to renegotiate NAFTA, the USMCA was in the works for over a year before its announcement...

As middle class falls, crime rises in Latin America

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, the crime rate has fallen in the United States over the past 25 years. However, while rates of violent crime have dropped in the United States, they have stayed high in Latin America. With just eight percent of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for...

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

October 26, 2018

America is in an era of extreme social, political, and economic dysfunction. There is an opioid crisis devastating poor communities, income and wealth inequality is at shockingly high levels while median incomes have stagnated for the past forty years, millions of Americans don’t have the access to...