The Guilfordian

UK pursues reform for women in armed combat after U.S. lifts ban

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

“If you want to end wars, have women fight them,” said Robert Duncan, visiting assistant professor in political science. Women are now fighting those wars. Last November, four female soldiers and the American Civil Liberties Union sued the Pentagon and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, stating that...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Editor

November 30, 2012

  England and Wales, United Kingdom After two cases of harassment led to murder, the High Courts of England and Wales have created a law declaring stalking a criminal offense. The newly named crime carries a maximum six-month sentence, and if found guilty of “stalking with violence” or...

Fake cigarette scandal: dead flies and more

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

September 21, 2012

Recipe to make fake cigarettes: add asbestos, a little bit of mold, dead flies, and finally, human excrement. Amidst the cigarette smuggling cases that have surfaced in the U.K., British detectives recently uncovered that some of the counterfeits had been composed of these repugnant substances. “I...