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Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

“We have nothing to hide.” This is what Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Bloomberg News following last month’s murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Prince Mohammed, alongside his brother, who serves as the Saudi Ambassador to Washington, stood by their stance that it was a rogue...

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed in Istanbul

Max Elkan and Brendan Shoemaker

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Oct. 2, Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey to finalize his marriage. Two weeks after his disappearance, the Saudi government confirmed that Khashoggi had been killed within the consulate. "What we know is sufficient to suggest...

Festival showcases diversity

Festival showcases diversity

Abigail AbantoHollans and Anna Gamez

April 6, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

From the Middle East to Europe, Latin America and Africa, Guilford College’s International Festival provided students and faculty the opportunity to celebrate Guilford’s diversity and learn about a variety of cultures. The International Festival was hosted by the International Club on Wednesday,...

Saudi Arabia hires women drivers

Saudi Arabia hires women drivers

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

Saudi Arabia will be lifting its long-held ban on female drivers in June 2018, and ride sharing services are taking advantage of this legislation by hiring women drivers. The Middle East-based taxi service Careem and the Middle Eastern division of Uber have recently announced plans to begin employing...

Dabbing should be a universal right

Dabbing should be a universal right

Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

After watching the seventh K-pop performance include a dab in its choreography back in August, I was sick and tired of the fad. Comments like, “this is so late!” and, “when will this go away?” spammed the YouTube comments under each video. At that point, I couldn’t agree more with these...

Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

“Hanson Robotics creates amazingly expressive and lifelike robots that build trusted and engaging relationships with people through conversation.” This sentence is written on the Hanson Robotics company’s website. True to their word, a lifelike robot that Hanson Robotics created named Sophia became...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports rewriting the national constitution. His proposal would reorganize the existing legislative body and change the election system to “direct and secret vote” by this new body according to Al Jazeera. These changes were announced at a Caracas...