The Guilfordian

Trump’s possible impeachment causes alarm

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

In the world of politics, U.S. President Donald Trump has been called into question for an impeachment inquiry due to his involvement in a phone call with the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, about the investigation of Joe Biden’s son.     Students at Guilford weighed in on the situation, disc...

Protect Planned Parenthood from GOP lies

November 6, 2015

Five million people are aided by Planned Parenthood every year through services and outreach. Shutting it down would be irresponsible, preventing 400,000 Pap smear tests, 500,000 breast exams and 700,000 HIV tests annually, according to the Planned Parenthood website. Nonetheless, the Grand Old...

Republicans victorious in 2014, can easily take 2016 if willing to make sacrifices

Landon Fried, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Republicans captured massive victories in the midterm elections, burying Democratic candidates in key congressional races. If the GOP plays its cards right, the party will roll that success straight into the presidential election. Republicans can easily carry this success into 2016 if they negotiate...

Despite backlash, government shutdown looks likely

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

Barely a month ago, the U.S. government shut down. Why? Because of the insistence of a minority faction within the Republican Party, led by Sen. Ted Cruz, unhappy with Obamacare. When asked afterwards by ABC News correspondent Jon Karl about the possibility of a second government shutdown, Cruz...

Midlife crisis: The GOP’s existential meltdown and the future of American conservatism

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

On Nov. 6, as the Fox News correspondents witnessed President Obama gaining momentum in the election, conservative poster-boy Bill O’Reilly made a pertinent comment: “It’s not a traditional America anymore.” I will not continue with his offensive rhetoric about how Obama voters want “stuff”...

Romney, the yellow dog candidate running on a surprise platform

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

September 14, 2012

Mitt Romney is a yellow dog. I’m not saying he’s a terrible human being with no backbone, but he certainly fits the classic definition of a yellow dog candidate. Back in the 1920s, when the South strongly supported the Democratic Party, Democrats would say they would rather vote for a yellow...