The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

 President Biden, who has announced he will appoint a black woman to be the the next U.S. Supreme Court justice, has an opportunity to appoint a judge who will rule with clarity and fairness.

Biden will appoint a black woman to the Supreme Court: Who should it be?

Miles Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer February 13, 2022

With the upcoming retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer, President Joe Biden has the opportunity to appoint a new justice to the Supreme Court.  Since there are no term limits for Supreme Court justices,...

Manchin, Sinema’s unwillingness to change filibuster rules may cost Democrats the Freedom to Vote Act

Miles Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

American democracy is again on life support, and those in charge of saving it are unwilling to operate. Biden and the Democrats, hot on the heels of their failure to pass the Build Back Better Act, seem...

The United States and other countries put restrictions on travel from eight countries in Southern Africa by Nursetogether via wikimediacommons.

Omicron variant raises new COVID concerns

Percy Harper, Staff Writer December 11, 2021

On Nov. 26, a new coronavirus variant was named by the World Health Organization. The latest variant, Omicron, was first identified in South Africa.  According to a Nov. 26 New York Times article,...

Will we heal with the Build Back Better Act?

Miles Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

There are approximately 10 million unfilled jobs right now in the United States, which is indicative of the labor shortage wreaking havoc on the economy. The causes for this labor shortage are numerous...

The $15 minimum wage delayed

Lillian Cadwallader, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

For many working Americans, one of the most enticing promises that President Biden made during his 2020 campaign was a call for the minimum wage to be raised to $15. It looked like this promise would come...

Student debt relief is the responsible course of action

Nolan Ross, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

During a Milwaukee town hall on Feb. 16, 2021, President Joe Biden put the kibosh on a Chuck Schumer-Elizabeth Warren sponsored proposal to cancel up to $50,000 in student debt for students who took federal...

President Joe Biden has been responsible for reverting several of the Trump administration’s actions over his short period as president so far.

Biden administration moves to rejoin United Nations Human Rights Council

Reece Clark, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

With President Joe Biden in office, many of the Trump administration's changes are now being reversed, such as the decision to leave the United Nations Human Rights Council. This choice was initially made...

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris both don masks out of respect for healthcare workers and safety regulations, a stark contrast to previous leadership under Donald Trump.

What Biden’s Presidency means for healthcare workers

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

It’s 8 a.m. College students and teachers alike log onto Zoom for their morning classes, rubbing the sleep out of their eyes. Those with other morning responsibilities race the clock to get dressed for...

Newly elected President Joe Biden signs an executive order on Jan. 25, 2021.

Biden dives into work during his first week

Juliana Hubbard, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

After his inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20, President Joe Biden wasted no time getting to work, signing 17 executive orders on his first day, many of which will directly impact our community. According...

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