KKK list proves racism still prevalent

Nicole Zelniker, World and Nation Editor

November 20, 2015

The unidentified hacker collective called Anonymous released a list of over 1,000 KKK members in October.

Many of those listed were already known KKK members or sympathizers of the KKK. Many of the names were also disproved. Regardless, the fact that the KKK could still be so prevalent in politics in 2015 is ridiculous.

The fact that we live in a society so racist that we believe something like this is terrifying.

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Greensboro PD stops minorities disproportionately, says report

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

Flashing lights in your rear view mirror. The sudden rush of frustration and anxiety.

Many drivers have been stopped by a police officer, however new data suggests that black drivers have more reason to be cautious.

In 2014, a vehicle stops summary released by the state of Missouri listed some alarming facts. While 78.3 percent of vehicles stopped were manned by white drivers, black drivers were still 1.75 times more likely to be pulled over than white drivers.

This means that out of every four drivers stopped in Missouri, three were black.

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Arrest of Texas student sparks debate

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015

When 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed brought the clock he had made to school, he was trying to impress one of his teachers.

He had no idea it would lead to him getting suspended, detained by law enforcement on charges of a hoax bomb and only a few days later, placed at the center of the nation’s attention.

Mohamed was a first-year at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas. On Sept. 14, Mohamed’s English teacher reported him after seeing the supposedly bomb-like device he had brought in to school that day.

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Confederate controversy continues

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

A flag is oftentimes considered the core of a country’s identity. Whether or not the Confederate flag is part of American identity is still under debate.

Since the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., arguments against public and retail use of the flag have spread throughout both the North and South.

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Students use spring break to volunteer, learn about race issues

Aubrey King, Staff Writer
April 3, 2015

There is no happiness like spring break. A week of no classes and homework comes as a relief to almost anyone.

Spring break is an opportunity to have fun, but at Guilford College it is also a chance to learn and explore.

Over this year’s spring break, Guilford students pursued a variety of opportunities. From building houses to conferences on peace and privilege, students found no shortage of wholesome ways to spend a week off.

One of the trips, a work trip to Hertford, North Carolina, taught Guilford students practical skills and life lessons by putting them to work building houses with other volunteers.

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