The Guilfordian

U.S. Incarceration Rate Second Highest in World

Madison Ward and Roman Raies

December 7, 2018

The U.S. has the one of the highest rates of incarceration in the world. According to the 2015 World Prison Population List from the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, the U.S. incarcerates 698 people per 100,000, a rate higher than every other country other than Seychelles. In 2015, the U.S....

“13th” discusses inequality of incarceration

Nakiya Parker, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Editor’s note: The U.S. observes February as Black History Month to honor African-American history. This section of The Guilfordian will feature a weekly film review centering on films that have been significant to African-American culture and served as a testament to African-American history and the...

Drug issues in Philippines punishable by death

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator

September 16, 2016

While the U.S. tentatively debates lessening the penalties on drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has been making headlines since the spring when he was elected on a plat- form of stopping drug trafficking through any means necessary. Now, a little over two months into his presidency,...

Student club attempts to educate, reform policies

Rachel Henley, Staff writer

March 25, 2016

Do you condone or condemn drug use? If you do not know or want the option of saying neither, you might be interested in Students for Sensible Drug Policy. In February, Guilford College juniors Chris Honein, Jade Glore and Francesca Benedetto co-founded a SSDP chapter on campus to increase discussion...

War on drugs: what has it accomplished?

Jake Delahanty, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

Last Sunday was April 20, and I’m sure many Guilford students were ‘celeblazing’ the day. So, let’s talk about drugs. The war on drugs has been a massive failure. I know it, you know it. Its goal was to reduce drug abuse, crime and drug availability while creating more treatment options...