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Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

December 7, 2018

France All across France, frustrations over high taxes erupted into massive protests in Paris over the first weekend of December. The “Yellow Vest” protestors, named for the yellow construction worker-style vests many of them wear, are protesting a French fuel tax which has placed a heavy burden o...

John Bolton threatens ICC with sanctions

National Security Advisor John Bolton speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. // Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

John Bolton denounced the International Criminal Court for attempting to prosecute U.S. operatives for war crimes committed in Afghanistan. In response to ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s declaration that the ICC may look into possible war crimes committed by U.S. military personnel, Bolton issued...

New economic sanctions on Venezuela put pressure on Maduro

An Mi 35M helicopter of the Venezuelan National Army. //Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Jayraj Jonnalagadda, Shivam Gandhi, and Hans Oh

September 8, 2017

The Trump administration recently imposed sanctions on trade concerning humanitarian aid and negotiations with debts on Venezuela to put pressure on its current government. The U.S. stopped before sanctioning against imports of crude oil from Venezuela, a move that would also raise American gas prices...

Letter to the Editor: Guilford College Hillel declares itself open

Guilford College Hillel

April 2, 2015

Guilford College Hillel has taken a huge step in practicing our core values of community, equality, integrity and diversity: we have declared ourselves to be an open Hillel. Consistent with the beliefs that drew us to Guilford, we are striving to build an inclusive and accessible Jewish community on...