The Guilfordian

Midterm results show big victories on both sides

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 won a 51-46 majority over the Democrats in the Senate, with two Independent senators. In the...

Jokes should not pardon politicians

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 made an appearance parodying Saturday Night Live’s Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of him. Spicer...

Trump sustains attacks targeting political opponents through Twitter, lacks leadership

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 a tweet of an edited GIF of Trump swinging a golf ball into Hillary Clinton’s back, causing her...

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, Bernie, and Hillary hang in the air. The presidential primary elections are important as they...

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 of courageous conservatives all across America rising up together to say, in unison, ‘we demand our...