The Guilfordian

District divisions affect election

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

In February, a court ruling threw out two racially gerrymandered North Carolina districts. Since then, Republican legislators have made these dragon-shaped and triangle-shaped areas into solid political boundaries similar to state lines in the western United States. In doing so, however, they also...

Campus political activity stirs

Campus political activity stirs

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Twenty-one percent of all eligible voters in the United States of America are between the ages of 18 and 29. Over 1,000 of these eligible voters are students from Guilford College. The North Carolina primaries, which take place on March 15, will mark the first election with the adjusted voting rights...

Voting is crucial act for all, students included

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

“One vote doesn’t make a difference.” “I don’t like any of the candidates this year.” These are some of the excuses you may hear in November from people in the community who decide not to participate in the upcoming elections. These people may even be Guilford College students who talk...

Pay attention to policies before primaries

Tessa Wood, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

The Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010, giving millions of Americans access to affordable health insurance. What people do not know is that Massachusetts laid the groundwork for the ACA through statewide health care reform years before. “Most people don’t pay any attention to politics at all,...

Primaries begin in polarizing election

Mara Stern, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

As casual conversations at Guilford snake their way around to political discussions, the upcoming presidential primary election is at the forefront of most Guilfordians’ minds. Whispers of Trump, Cruz, Bernie, and Hillary hang in the air. The presidential primary elections are important as they...