The Guilfordian

Time of panic requires clarity of news

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Pierson Kye, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

Things change. Life happens. Not everything goes according to plan. Originally, my next piece in The Guilfordian would have been an op-ed about the bell that rings every hour and can be heard all across campus. I would have thrown in an Anita Ward joke and claimed that members of the Guilford community...

Thousands of migrants seek asylum in U.S.

Migrants seeking asylum in U.S.A

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

March 15, 2019

In February, there were more migrants who were apprehended or turned themselves in to authorities in order to apply for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border than there have been in 12 years. A Department of Homeland Security official told CNN that there were 10,000 migrants making their way to the U.S.-Mexico...

World leaders need commitment to truth

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Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Obviously, everyone believes that those around them, especially the president, should tell the truth. But not everyone tells the truth, therefore making it the job of the people and the media to determine if a statement from the president is true. I dislike the fact that presidents lie, because every ...

Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

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DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018

“We have nothing to hide.” This is what Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Bloomberg News following last month’s murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Prince Mohammed, alongside his brother, who serves as the Saudi Ambassador to Washington, stood by their stance that it was a rogue...

Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 16, 2018

There was a blue wave, but it was no tsunami. Democrats won a majority in the U.S. House, but with continued Republican majority in the Senate, and a Republican Supreme Court. Midterm elections are often seen as a referendum on the president’s party, and with president Donald Trump’s approval rati...

Trump pushes America away from global relations

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Delaney Martin, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Since his campaign days, President Donald Trump has been very clear about one thing: in his mind, America always comes first. He has stated that we are the greatest nation in the world on numerous occasions and his actions seem to follow suit. From declaring himself a nationalist to calling African nations...

Swift shares political views

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Ayesha Tarhirkheli, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

The midterm elections are approaching. Millions of people are registering to vote while others are encouraging people to vote in one of the biggest elections in modern times. From celebrity endorsements to politically-influenced advertisements, the November elections for representatives have made their...

#MeToo continues past hate

#MeToo continues past hate

Paris Torrence, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

In October 2017, Golden Globe-nominated actress Ashley Judd came forward with accusations of sexual misconduct against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. In the wake of these allegations, several women came forward to express their own experiences with sexual violence and actress Alyssa Milano wrote her famous...

News in Brief

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Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 21, 2018

United States When Attorney General Jeff Sessions first recused himself from the Russia investigation in March 2017, President Trump defended him saying, “He could have stated his response more accurately, but it was clearly not intentional.” Trump has since reversed his view, saying, “I don...