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UN investigates war crimes in Yemen

Fletcher Brooks, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

The United Nations has just approved the continuation of an investigation into the possible war crimes committed by belligerents in the Yemeni Civil War. An ongoing operation begun in September of 2017, when the United Nations passed Resolution 36/31. This measure was implemented after three years of...

Diya Abdo presents dialogue on refugee crisis

Sofia Pavone and Ethan Santana

September 28, 2018

On Monday, Sept. 24, Associate Professor of English Dr. Diya Abdo hosted a talk in Dana Auditorium where she discussed refugee settlement and the refugee communities at Guilford. She spoke about her work with Every Campus a Refuge, explaining the process of taking in refugees from across the globe and...

Amnesty International speaks on Myanmar

Amnesty International speaks on Myanmar

Ari Smith, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

He was waiting in a railway station when strangers forced him to enlist in the army, separating him from his family. Twelve years later, he went on a radio show to talk about his experiences and was arrested for speaking out. This is the story Aung Ko Htwe, who was kidnapped by the Myanmar military...

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2018

Every Campus a Refuge was represented and recognized by the United Nations at the U.N. Together Campaign Summit in New York on Jan. 9. The event sought to promote refugee resettlement efforts and the alleviation of problems that refugees face, specifically in a college setting. 10 colleges and universities,...

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...

News in Brief

News in Brief

September 22, 2017

Mexico Over 116 people have died in a magnitude 7.1 earthquake affecting Mexcio City and nearby states, as of Sept. 19. 3.8 million central Mexico residents have experienced a disruption in electricity services, and public schools have been closed in Puebla, Mexico City and Guerrero until further...

United Nations issue early warning to the US

United Nations issue early warning to the US

Daezia Rolling, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

On Aug. 18, the United Nations issued an early warning to the United States, based on recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. During the rally in Charlottesville, VA, a car collided with a group of opposing protesters, injuring 19 and killing one. Following Burundi, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Kyrgyzstan...

Piracy resurges off Somalian coast

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

May 5, 2017

Piracy may have returned to the coast of Somalia. In a press conference at Camp Lemonnier, a U.S. naval base in Djibouti and the only U.S. military base in Africa, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Marine General Thomas Waldhauser announced that they were monitoring an increase in recent instances...

Difficulties in sustainable tourism

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

According to the U.N., 2017 is the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development,” a year dedicated to changing the ways people go about tourism. The resolution adopted on Dec. 22, 2015, is the latest in a long line of international years that bring light to specific worldwide issues,...