The Guilfordian

Photojournalist shares his experience in Washington

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 16, 2018

“My father didn’t really engage the topic of Cuba on a larger scale, but we knew that it was a special place to my dad,” said Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images News staff photographer. “And we knew that it was a country that had broken my grandmother’s heart.” Composed of first and second-generation...

Mass incarceration reform is underway

Mass incarceration reform is underway

Nicole Zelniker, Managing editor

March 25, 2016

As of 2016, the United States has less than 5 percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of its prisoners. In both jails and prisons, those incarcerated are overwhelmingly people of color. From March 12 to March 15, a group of 13 Guilford College community members joined over 400 others from...

A thousand youths unite in Washington, DC

A thousand youths unite in Washington, DC

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

Although the minimum age for a U.S. House representative is 25, all members of Congress are at least 30. Are young people’s voices being heard in politics? According to “Our Generation, Our Choice,” they are not. On Nov. 9, youth from across the nation rallied at the “Our Generation, Our Choice”...

News in Brief: November 14, 2014

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

November 14, 2014

Moscow, Russia: The Russian capital was shrouded in noxious fumes Monday, and the government has encouraged some residents to stay indoors, according to the BBC. The gas, which smells like rotten eggs, is reportedly hydrogen sulphide. This highly toxic substance can lead to headaches and nausea at eve...

News in Brief

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

September 19, 2014

Kiev, Ukraine: The Ukrainian parliament has finally agreed to integrate with the EU, according to the Guardian. The refusal of former president Yanukovych to sign this bill sparked the Euromaiden protests last year, which resulted in Yanukovych’s effective resignation. The parliament also approv...

News in Brief

Rishab Revankar, World & Nation Editor

October 4, 2013

Brussels, Belgium The appearance and operations of the world’s most popular search engine may be in for a slight change. According to Agence-France Presse, Google and the European Union are settling on an agreement to end a long-standing dispute that highlighted Google’s “preference in search...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Editor

April 5, 2013

Ontario, Canada The hagfish, a 500-million-year-old spineless creature with snake-like features, lives at the bottom of the ocean floor. Its unique glands constantly produce a thick slime that serves to protect it; the slime is shed daily. Research scientists have now developed a high-density silk from the sl...

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...