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Staff Editorial: ‘Unity’ is not a shield against accountability

February 4, 2021

January 6 was one of the craziest days of the Trump era. The Capitol was stormed. Police officers met the rioters with a mix of open welcome, support and lethal violence. Makeshift gallows were set up,...

“Cuties” and “Enola Holmes”: Netflix’s October legal battles

“Cuties” and “Enola Holmes”: Netflix’s October legal battles

Freddie Stultz, Staff Writer October 22, 2020

On Oct. 6 and 10, Netflix was caught in the middle of legal controversies regarding two films released on their streaming platform. The first controversy concerned “Cuties,” an international film...

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Midterm results show big victories on both sides

Max Elkan and Kiran Soma November 16, 2018

On Nov. 6, citizens around Guilford County voted in the local, state and national midterm elections in order to determine the people who will be representing their voices in politics. Nationally, Republicans...

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Jokes should not pardon politicians

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor November 3, 2017

Humor can be a coping mechanism. When we are uncomfortable, sometimes we laugh. When the internet is angry, it mocks. But when do the jokes become normalization? At the Emmys this year, Sean Spicer...

Donald Trump speaking to supporters at an immigration policy speech at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. //Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore

Trump sustains attacks targeting political opponents through Twitter, lacks leadership

Nathan Park, Julia Martins De Sa, and Jayraj Jonnalagadda September 29, 2017

Unprofessional. Irresponsible. Reckless. These are among the plethora of unsavory adjectives that come to mind when thinking of Donald Trump’s most recent Twitter scandal. On Sept. 13, Trump retweeted...

Primaries begin in polarizing election

Mara Stern, Staff Writer February 12, 2016

As casual conversations at Guilford snake their way around to political discussions, the upcoming presidential primary election is at the forefront of most Guilfordians’ minds. Whispers of Trump, Cruz,...

Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign not likely to last long

Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign not likely to last long

William Burton, Staff Writer April 3, 2015

“Today I am announcing that I am running for president of the United States,” said Texas senator Ted Cruz on March 23 in his campaign announcement. “I want to ask each of you to imagine millions...

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