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Ukrainian president ousted; what’s next for the country?

Ian Penny, Staff Writer

March 7, 2014

The situation resembles a Hollywood movie. A ragtag group representing the people faces off against a tyrannical leader to secure its freedom through battling impossible odds and emerging victorious. However, few films deal with what happens after the revolution. Ukraine now faces such an odyssey. “Life...

Russia’s gay propaganda ban raises questions about Olympics

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

The Winter Olympics in Sochi are still some months away, but they are already causing international outrage. The Games themselves aren’t the source of the problem. Russia is. Last month, Russian President Vladimir Putin implemented legislation that banned all “propaganda of nontraditional...

Prospective parents heartbroken: Russia refuses to complete adoptions

Jamie Luckhaus, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

Twenty adopted Russian children have died at the hands of their American parents. This is the justification Russia gives for banning U.S. adoption of Russian-born children. Russia’s commissioner for human rights, democracy and rule of law, Konstantin Dolgov, met with U.S. officials April 17 and...

GOOFORDIAN: Biohazard hOsTs NaKeD WoRld TouRnaMent

GOOFORDIAN: Biohazard hOsTs NaKeD WoRld TouRnaMent

Anney Bolgiano, Staff Writer

March 29, 2013

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool's edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. Over the years, Guilford College has welcomed noteworthy speakers, talented musicians and other esteemed guests. Now, the board of trustees and Guil...

News in Brief

Cate Schurz, World & Nation Editor

February 22, 2013

California, USA Scientists have discovered a new planet, which is only one third of the size of the solar system’s smallest planet, Mercury. The discovery of planet Kepler-37b has been evolving over the course of four years as astrologists watched the light patterns of the planet via the Kepler t...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

February 8, 2013

  London, UK The skeleton of King Richard III was discovered beneath a parking lot in Leicester. Scientists found 10 injuries on the body, including fatal wounds from a battle in 1485. The skeleton is being used to reconstruct images of the King’s face and body. Moscow, Russia The French P...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Editor

October 26, 2012

Ireland Ireland recently purchased the Vermont Hard Cider Company, producer of the largest cider brand in the U.S. The acquisition cost the Irish €235 million (or $304,865,500) and immediately increased the worth of the Cider Company’s shares post-sale. Moscow, Russia National anti-terrori...