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Guilford News in Brief

Lily Lou, News Editor

September 11, 2015

Two sexual assaults reported on campus Two sexual assaults were reported on the weekend of Aug. 29 on Guilford College’s campus, according to Director of Student Judicial Affairs Sandy Bowles. In 2013, the last year for which data is available, one non-forcible sexual assault and two forcible sexual...

News in Brief: Week of 2/27/15

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

February 27, 2015

Brazil Truck drivers have blocked a number of main roadways in Brazil to protest high fuel and toll costs, according to the BBC. The protest has slowed traffic of agricultural goods, particularly soybeans, to major ports such as Paranagua and Santos. Soybeans are one of Brazil’s major exports, a...

Sexual assault victims have to fight to find their voices

Beatriz Caldas, Staff Writer

February 20, 2015

Imagine you’re going through your worst nightmare. All you want is to scream so someone will hear you, or run as fast as you can so you’ll be far away from it, but you can’t. It’s a relief to wake up and realize that you’re in your own bed, at home and safe, isn’t it? Unfortunately, to...

News in brief

November 21, 2014

Kiev, Ukraine This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the Euromaidan movement, which started in the center of Kiev and resulted in the ousting of Prime Minister Yanukovych. The past year has seen not only a new Ukrainian government, but the annexing of Crimea by Russia, the downing of flight MH17,...

Expenses, violence and abuse rise on Rikers Island

Expenses, violence and abuse rise on Rikers Island

Emma Rumpl, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Rikers Island prison, New York City. Despite boasting a smaller inmate and guard population than in 2007, the frequency of prison violence and the costs spent on the prison have gone up. According to a recent New York Times article, the number of assaults on prison staff by inmates increased by 124...

Annual security reports for past three years available to public

October 23, 2014

Public Safety has recently released reports covering campus crime for the past three years. Such reports are required due to the Jeanne Cleary Act, which mandates that collegiate institutions publish statistics for different categories of crimes. Along with the Office for Campus Life, Public Safety...

Administration works to improve sexual assault prevention

Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer

October 23, 2014

The sun shines and music plays as students gather outside Founder’s Hall for Guilford College’s Consent Fair. “People are really excited to see the t-shirts and ... fill out (quizzes) to get people to start thinking about these things,” said senior and Community AIDS Awareness Project Vice...

Columbia mattress protest sparks national response

Columbia mattress protest sparks national response

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

In her quest for justice, sexual assault survivor Emma Sulkowicz has discovered that a mattress speaks louder than words. Sexual assault is common on United States campuses, with a recent survey of undergraduate women published in the Journal of American College Health showing that 19 percent experienced...

Warner speaks about memoir, surviving sexual assault

Warner speaks about memoir, surviving sexual assault

Molly Schneider, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

On Sept. 24, Guilford College students were given the inspiring opportunity to meet Ashley Warner, a North Carolina native, licensed clinical social worker and full-ime psychotherapist working and living out of New York City. Warner originally planned to visit Greensboro to do a reading at Scuppernong...