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Bakery Faces Backlash for “Build That Wall” Valentine Cookies

Tyler Sehnal, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

A bakery in Edmonds, Washington is facing backlash after a customer posted a photo online of a cookie made by the bakery containing the phrase, “Build That Wall.” The bakery is well-known by the people of Edmonds for creating humorous and even risqué Valentine’s Day cookies in years past. However,...

Letter To The Editor

April 20, 2018

To the Editor: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent 10 hours, over the course of two days, testifying before both houses of Congress last week. That news rightly took a back seat to reports of a grisly chemical weapons attack against people in the Syrian town of Douma, and of President Trump’s...

Residents of Nabi Saleh encounter challenges

Spencer File, Guest Writer

April 13, 2018

For many, a home signifies a place of sanctuary and security. But for the people of Nabi Saleh, a Palestinian village, home has never been like that due to Israeli military occupation of the area. Currently, the inhabitants of Nabi Saleh face the inevitable discrimination and presence of the military...

UK establishes Minister of Loneliness

Jonah Selom and Kunal Sheth

February 2, 2018

The United Kingdom, currently isolated from the European Union, has decided to tackle the issue of loneliness and isolation within its borders. On Jan. 17, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appointed the former Minister of Sport and Civil Society, Tracy Crouch, to the position of Minister of Loneliness. Initially...

Tide Pods replace cup noodles for dinner

Tide Pods replace cup noodles for dinner

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

From the creators of the cinnamon challenge comes a new trend sweeping 2018 by storm. The Tide Pod challenge. Popular amongst teens and social media outlets, the challenge pushes people to “eat” the pods. Some actually go all the way as to ingest them, and others spit it back out as soon as the...

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

“It just kept grabbing me,” said author Margot Lee Shetterly of writing “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” “Every clue led to something else and made me more curious. So in a sense, I had to finish it...

Social media gives way for effective protests in the US

Social media gives way for effective protests in the US

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

How different would our newspapers and news networks be if Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the other modern modes of online communication were taken away? The age of social media has given power to individuals by supplying a platform to bring light to what they may see as the issues or injustices in...

Yelp reviewer attacks with one star

Yelp reviewer attacks with one star

Quincy Malesovas, Social Media Specialist

April 1, 2016

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. The threat of a bad Yelp review is serious — collect enough and death is certain. Even a one-star appraisal can be the beginning of the end for your...

Opinions about social media differ on campus

Qunicy Malesovas, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

In an age where Taylor Swift has seven times as many Twitter followers as North Carolina has residents, it may seem we are more virtually connected than ever. For the rest of the world, this may be so, but for Guilford students, social media infatuation is not exactly #trending. In fact, some students...