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The Texas abortion ban is a devious bill with destructive ends

Miles Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Texas lawmakers may have just succeeded in demolishing abortion rights in the state. On Sept. 1, Senate Bill (SB) 8 went into effect, functionally outlawing abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat,...

Mexican shootout occurs near Texas border

Nia Gill, Staff Writer December 20, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 30, 14 members of a presumed cartel assault force were killed by Mexican security forces in Villa Union, a town about 35 miles southwest of the border city of Eagle Pass, Texas. The...

Photojournalist shares his experience in Washington

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor March 16, 2018

“My father didn’t really engage the topic of Cuba on a larger scale, but we knew that it was a special place to my dad,” said Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images News staff photographer. “And we knew...

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News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor November 10, 2017

United States On Sunday, Nov. 5, a gunman opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. At least 26 people were killed. According to CNN, the youngest was 17 months old and the oldest...

Many people volunteered to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. //Photo courtesy of U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Zachary West.

Hurricane Harvey lands in Texas

Julia Martins De Sa, Staff Writer September 8, 2017

On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas with a magnitude that hasn’t been seen since 2005. The Category 4 hurricane brought 130 mph winds and heavy rainfall to the entire...

Only four teams are left: who will survive?

Reese Setzer, Sports Editor April 1, 2016

The wait is over. After five months of what was one of the wildest college basketball seasons in recent memory, we have finally reached Houston, the 2016 host of the Final Four. In what was a season...

News In Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor February 12, 2016

Columbia The Constitutional Court of Colombia made a ruling prohibiting mining operations and petroleum projects from the country’s paramos regions. Paramos are moorland ecosystems typically found...

Bringing new journalism skills from AUS to GSO

Aubrey King, Features Editor November 6, 2015

With eyes still crusted with sleep and cups still full of coffee, my fellow Guilfordian staff members and I sat behind Founders Hall discussing the days to come. After half an hour of quiet discussion...

Arrest of Texas student sparks debate

Ahmed Mohamed brings homemade clock to school, is detained
Harris Billings, Staff Writer October 2, 2015

When 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed brought the clock he had made to school, he was trying to impress one of his teachers. He had no idea it would lead to him getting suspended, detained by law enforcement...

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