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Etsuo’s Corner: searching for jobs in Boston

Etsuo’s Corner: searching for jobs in Boston

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

Editor’s note: Etsuo’s Corner is a weekly column for World & Nation by Etsuo Fujita, an international student from Japan. Fujita features the stories of other international students or writes about his adventures and impressions as he learns about the cultures and customs of Guilford and his...

Etsuo’s corner: introducing XinXin

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Editor’s note: Etsuo’s Corner is a weekly column for World & Nation by Etsuo Fujita, an international student from Japan. Fujita features the stories of other international students or writes about his adventures and impressions as he learns about the cultures and customs of Guilford and his...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

September 22, 2017

I walked away from the Sept. 4 panel on North Korea’s nuclear activity with more concerns than answers. Foremost of these was on the alternative perspective on the relationship between the United States and the secluded state that was presented by some of the panel, most memorable being Professor Zhihong...

Famous songs should not define countries, cultures

Famous songs should not define countries, cultures

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 15, 2017

Whenever I mention that I listen to Indian music more than American music, most people automatically respond with something along the lines of, “I’ve danced to Bollywood music before. It’s so hype!” Of course, I do listen to the upbeat songs characteristic of Bollywood films often played at...

Panel addresses North Korea’s nuclear activity

Panel addresses North Korea’s nuclear activity

Jilly Campbell, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

On Monday, Sept. 4, Guilford College hosted a panel entitled Nuclear Weapons & Threats of War: North Korea & the United States of America, inviting students, faculty and the greater Guilford community to participate in an open discussion regarding recent political turmoil between the U.S. and...

Bhutanese community works for a better life

Bhutanese community works for a better life

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

April 17, 2015

“I am originally from Bhutan,” said Kharka Basnet, program manager for the Society of Bhutanese of High Point. “It was a Himalayan kingdom; it was very nice. I was only 15 when I left, but I can still remember a lot of things. “I came (to Nepal as a refugee) in 1992, and here I studied. I...

A look inside the deeply flawed US prison system

May 10, 2013

May 20, 2010, was a day I will never forget. I had been up late the night before. The worldwide premier of “Running America” played at the Carolina Theatre downtown. My father, Charlie Engle, had produced and starred in the film, which documented his unsuccessful attempt to break the record...

US and Japan unite against nuclear North Korea

Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer

March 8, 2013

President Obama met with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Feb. 22 to strengthen the countries’ long-standing alliance. The relationship between the two nations has experienced some tension in recent years, but was rebuilt on Friday when both world leaders expressed opposition to North Korea’s...

Sexual assault rates rise in US jails, prisons and military according to new 2012 statistical analysis

Hannah Waller, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

Sexual violence against women in U.S. jails, prisons and the military has increased according to 2012 statistical reports. The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 requires an annual “comprehensive statistical review and analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape,” conducted by the Bureau...