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News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

March 15, 2019

Afghanistan A misunderstanding led to a firefight between allied American and Afghan troops, ending with American forces destroying an Afghan base by air-strike on May 13. According to the New York Times, six out of the 17 soldiers at the base were killed, and nine others badly wounded. The base, known ...

Poroshenko condemns Russia

Poroshenko condemns Russia

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko, said on Dec. 3 he would propose that Parliament declare martial law in the country after the Russian military attacked and seized three Ukrainian navy ships in the Black Sea. The Ukraine government has since imposed martial law on 10 of its 25 provinces in response...

The UK remembers Battle of the Somme, fallen soldiers

Nathan Ray, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Nov. 18 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of one of the bloodiest and most tragic battles of World War I: The Battle of the Somme. One the first day of the battle, July 1, 1916, nearly 60,000 British soldiers were killed or wounded. At the end of the four-month battle, both the Central and Allied...

Chris Hedges speaks on rebellion, violence

Chris Hedges speaks on rebellion, violence

Sommer Fanney, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

War journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of multiple books Chris Hedges had been invited to speak at the University of Pennsylvania at a peace conference on April 3. That is until one particular article of his was published on Truthdig, a long journalism news site. According to an email from...

Goofordian: Yachting and Underwater Basket Weaving clubs fight over landmark lagoon

Goofordian: Yachting and Underwater Basket Weaving clubs fight over landmark lagoon

Justin Melrose, Apocalyptic Coordinator

March 28, 2014

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. Two clubs enter. One club leaves. The Underwater Basketweaving Club, soon to celebrate its two-year anniversary, was built to be a community of peace...