The Guilfordian

Becca Stevens talks Thistle Farms with Guilford community

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

As the first part of Guilford’s speaker series on women and economic development, on Monday, Oct. 1, Founder and President of Thistle Farms Becca Stevens discussed with the Guilford community the impacts of and secrets behind Thistle Farms. “Love heals,” is the motto of Thistle Farms, a justice...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 14, 2018

On Sept. 12, President Donald Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against any countries or individuals found meddling in U.S. elections. The order instructs the intelligence community to monitor propaganda and attempts to influence U.S. elections. On Sept. 12, The European Union...

Rohingya face difficulty in Myanmar

Juliana Avery and Tibaria Alnouri

April 6, 2018

The Rohingya are an ethnic minority, the majority of which are Muslim. They primarily reside in the Rakhine state of western Myanmar. The state of Myanmar reflects the larger ethnic Burmese attitude that perceives Rohingyas as illegal Bengali settlers. However, evidence of Rohingya’s migration into...

Time to get serious about Syria

Time to get serious about Syria

Christopher Collins, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

The dogs and cats are gone. Now residents of the besieged Syrian town of Madaya are surviving on boiled water and tea leaves. Since 2011, the Middle Eastern nation has gone from mild protests to a war-torn conflict, displacing millions and starving thousands more. The five-year civil war has only...

Refugees left stranded after Hungary shuts down its borders

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

October 30, 2015

In the first eight months of 2015, 350,000 migrants made it into the European Union. This is more people than the populations of several small countries, including Guam, Dominica and Aruba. In spite of this, Hungary just closed its borders to refugees. “Hungary is small, and there has been a...

Staff Editorial: We applaud efforts to bring refugee family to campus

Editorial Board

September 25, 2015

By now, we have all seen the pictures of Syrian refugees fleeing a civil war that has displaced more people than the entire population of North Carolina. And yet, as much as we want to help, it can feel like those people fighting for the right to simply live in peace are very far from Founders Hall. ...