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Stephen Breyer second Bryan Series speaker

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Mark your calendars and buy your tickets because US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will be speaking at the next Bryan Series. The event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Breyer will mostly be discussing his new book, “The Court and the World.”...

Kavanaugh’s confirmation fails Americans

Kavanaugh’s confirmation fails Americans

Ashton Mckenzie, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh was accused of sexually assaulting Dr. Christine Blasey Ford earlier this month after his Supreme Court nomination by President Donald Trump. The hearing began Thursday, Sept. 27, on Capitol Hill in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.   Kavanaugh’s career began after graduating...

Workshop uplifts undocumented student experiences

Senior Olivia Winder participates in an interactive timeline activity that explores legislation affecting the immigrant community. This activity was part of the UndocuAlly training that took place on Monday, Oct. 1 in King Hall. // Photo By: Fernando Jiménez/The Guilfordian

Fernando Jiménez, Photo Editor

October 5, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, there are approximately 11.6 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States today. These individuals are present in our communities, our jobs and even on Guilford’s campus. Immigrant Student Coordinator Liz Torres Melendez led one of the first UndocuAlly...

Brett Kavanaugh accused of sexual assault

Brett Kavanaugh and Todd Young

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh thought he had his seat in the Supreme Court secured until a scandal surfaced. A psychologist, Christine Blasey Ford, came forward with sexual assault allegations on Sept. 16. According to Chris Cillizza from CNN, a vote had been set by the Senate Judiciary Committee...

Republicans fight to block next Supreme Court nominee

Nicole Zelniker, Managing Editor

February 26, 2016

Almost immediately after Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away on Feb. 13, Republicans vowed to block U.S. President Barack Obama’s nomination for a replacement. “He was the most conservative member of the Supreme Court,” said senior political science major Samantha Evans. “So replacing...

Death isn’t a pardon for deceased justice

Elias Blondeau, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

“If not now, when?” That is a question women, members of the LGBT community, people of color and their allies have been asking yet again. It is now a question concerning the resurgence of liberal criticism directed at Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away on Feb. 13. Put...

News in Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

February 5, 2016

Burundi Following the conclusion of the 26th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the new chair of the AU, Chadian President Idriss Deby, must resolve the situation in Burundi without force. Prior to the summit, the AU planned on sending a 5,000-soldier peacekeeping force there to quell v...

Kim Davis released on Sept. 8

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

September 11, 2015

“Marriage is ordained by God to be a man and a woman,” said Kentucky clerk Kim Davis. Davis was recently arrested following a federal court order stating that she must issue marriage licenses to both heterosexual and same-sex couples, which she refused. She was released on Sept. 8. Following...

ACA’s day in court

Kelli Uresti, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

The government involves themselves in every aspect of our lives. Now, they have overstepped boundaries by enforcing the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, challenging our religious liberties. That is the focus of the Supreme Court case Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius. Originally, Hobby Lobby...