The Guilfordian

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 following day, seven more gang members were killed, causing the death toll to rise to 21. The Coahuila ...

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 that it was a country that had broken my grandmother’s heart.” Composed of first and second-generation...

Hurricane Harvey lands in Texas

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

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 Corpus Christi area, including Port Aransas and Port O’Connor, destroying homes and flooding...

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 that saw a total of six different top-ranked teams, it turns out the team that started the year...

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 between elevations of 3,000 and 5,000 meters (9,843 to 16,404 feet). For many citizens, these paramos...

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 and planning in the cold morning air, we slid into three cars and made our way to the airport. The...

Arrest of Texas student sparks debate

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 on charges of a hoax bomb and only a few days later, placed at the center of the nation’s attention. Mohamed...

Goofordian: Only George W. Bush can save the US

Goofordian: Only George W. Bush can save the US

Nicole Zelniker, Overachiever

April 3, 2015

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. Former President George W. Bush is running for a third term as president of the United States, and it’s the best thing that could have happened to this ...