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...

NC joins multistate lawsuit defending DACA

NC joins multistate lawsuit defending DACA

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

September 15, 2017

Hundreds of protests across the nation. 20 state lawsuits. One rescinded program. President Donald Trump ordered an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, on Tuesday, Sept. 5 through a public statement from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “The DACA progra...

ACC moves from Greensboro to D.C.

ACC moves from Greensboro to D.C.

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

Between 12 national championships and the fierce Tobacco Road rivalries, North Carolina has been known to many as basketball country. The recent Atlantic Coast Conference expansions that added Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Notre Dame and Louisville to the ACC map has driven one of Greensboro’s most storied...

Mudslide devastates rural Washington community for second time in 8 years

Mudslide devastates rural Washington community for second time in 8 years

Emerson Santiago, Staff Writer

April 11, 2014

One square mile of land buried under a heap of mud and debris. Thirteen missing. Thirty-three confirmed dead. “It is completely overwhelming,” said Barbara Tolbert, mayor of Arlington, Wash., in an interview with NPR. “It’s literally one scoop of dirt at a time as they sift through a mud pile,...

One drug, two nations and the marijuana debate

Aditya Garg, Ty Gooch, Ty Gooch, and Aditya Garg

September 20, 2013

Pot fanatics are not holding it in any longer. Not only on campus, but nationwide, advocates for the legalization of marijuana have clearly voiced their demands. In November 2013, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana, sparking nationwide movements and policy debates. “The pulse of the country is changing and moving towards legalization and decrimina...

News in Brief

Cate Schurz, World & Nation Editor

April 26, 2013

France On April 23, France became the 14th country to legalize gay marriage. The bill passed Parliament with a clear majority in a 331–225 vote, despite divided support and organized protesting from thousands among the French public. Lawmakers claim the first gay wedding could be as early as June....

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

April 19, 2013

WALES, UK Since November,  Wales has recorded at least 765 cases of Swansea measles, 77 of which resulted in critical hospitalization. Health officials believe the epidemic has yet to reach its peak, and governments urge the citizens of Wales and England to receive at least one dose of the vaccin...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

March 1, 2013

SPAIN As part of Coca-Cola’s “Share Happiness” advertising campaign, the company installed ATMs that dispense free money throughout Spain. Recognizing the country is amidst a recession, Coca-Cola has attached only one stipulation to the instant funds: they must be shared.  The machine offers...

Riding the progressive wave: gay marriage, marijuana made legal

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012

States across the nation have passed progressive legislation into law. On Nov. 6, referendums allowing same-sex marriage were approved by voters in three states: Maine, Washington, and Maryland. Similarly, Minnesota’s proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage was struck down. Though junior...