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Trans lives threatened

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

The Obama Administration helped the transgender community make strides in the way of civil rights, but a leaked memo shows that the Trump administration may be reversing some of the progress that was made. On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from the Department of Health and Human...

New census question damaging for nation

New census question damaging for nation

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2018

The census, which has been around since 1790, is supposed to be a representation of the people who live in our country. It should be representative, a reference for both citizens and legislators to see an approximate depiction of who lives in the United States. However, the Trump administration has...

International correspondent opens up on time with NPR

International correspondent opens up on time with NPR

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 16, 2018

“I’ll go.” It was this two-word message that NPR international correspondent Carrie Kahn sent to her editors in Miami before boarding a red-eye flight to Haiti. Kahn was the first NPR reporter to arrive in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake struck. “It was tough,” said Kahn. “I had...

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

On Dec. 12, 2017, Guilford College President Jane Fernandes joined over two dozen other college presidents from around the country to create the Presidents’ Alliance for Higher Education and Immigration. The Alliance was created to advocate for policies which protect immigrant, undocumented and...

United States announces it will cut aid to Palestine

United States announces it will cut aid to Palestine

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

On Jan. 16, the Trump administration announced that it would be cutting U.S. foreign aid to Palestine from $125 million to $60 million. The aid originally supported the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, which provides education, healthcare and other critical humanitarian support to Palestinian...

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Shivam Gandhi and Hans Oh

November 17, 2017

On Oct. 26, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. “We are currently dealing with the worst drug crisis in American history,” said Trump, according to the NPR. “It’s just been so long in the making. Addressing it will require all of our effort.” The...

ECAR welcomes new refugees and trainees

Jilly Campbell, Assistant Copy Editor

September 29, 2017

18 trainees. Five refugees. One campus. It’s been a busy week for Every Campus a Refuge to say the least. On Saturday, Sept. 23, 18 students, staff members, faculty and alumni participated in a training session to become volunteers for the program. And Tuesday, Sept. 26 marked the arrival of...