The Guilfordian

News in Brief

News in Brief

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2017

United States At least eight people were killed when a man drove 20 blocks down a bike path beside the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon before he crashed his pickup truck and was shot by police officers, said the authorities. Multiple law enforcement sources say this incident is b...

Students fight food insecurity in Quaker Cupboard program

Students fight food insecurity in Quaker Cupboard program

Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

In a study done by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness in 2016, 48 percent of college students reported having food insecurity in the past month. As demonstrated in this study, many students are victims of food insecurity across the United States, and Guilford College students...

NRA plays significant role in blocking legislation

NRA plays significant role in blocking legislation

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

October 27, 2017

“Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” For years the National Rifle Association has been operating under this slogan, using its political power to propel into law regulations that strengthen the rights of gun-permit holders, while blocking those that don’t. I believe the NRA is a significant...

Trump sustains attacks targeting political opponents through Twitter, lacks leadership

Trump sustains attacks targeting political opponents through Twitter, lacks leadership

Nathan Park, Julia Martins De Sa, and Jayraj Jonnalagadda

September 29, 2017

Unprofessional. Irresponsible. Reckless. These are among the plethora of unsavory adjectives that come to mind when thinking of Donald Trump’s most recent Twitter scandal. On Sept. 13, Trump retweeted a tweet of an edited GIF of Trump swinging a golf ball into Hillary Clinton’s back, causing her...

Staff Editorial: Americans should have the right to protest

Staff Editorial: Americans should have the right to protest

September 29, 2017

Last Friday, the president of the United States demanded that citizens boycott the NFL for allowing players to exercise their First Amendment rights, within the guidelines of law, without harming anyone. It’s troubling that President Donald Trump was so quick to condemn the hundreds of NFL players...

DACA recipients should not be blamed

DACA recipients should not be blamed

Julia Martins de Sa, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

On the morning of Sept. 18, the Trump administration announced that they would be repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. In the moments after the announcement was made, the hearts of millions of Americans and immigrants fell. This was a decision rooted in racism and fear, a decision that...

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...