The Most Diverse Race

For many years there have been issues regarding racism and racial inequality. The separation of races is seen all the time. Even in the school system, school officials make it an obligation to put the percentages of each different race. For Greensboro College, over half of the student population is Caucasian (52%), followed by African American(33%), Hispanic(2.7%), Asian (0.8%), and American Indian ( 0.3%) according … Continue reading The Most Diverse Race

Fake News Awards Highlight Distrust in News Media, Students Respond

by Gwyneth Navey On Jan. 17 the Republican National Committee announced on their website the winners of the first ever “Fake News Awards.” The awards were created by President Trump himself and included 10 news articles that were falsely reported by various news outlets and reporters, plus a bonus award for all media attention given to the Trump campaign’s collusion with Russia, or what the … Continue reading Fake News Awards Highlight Distrust in News Media, Students Respond

Protesters Defend DACA

On September 7, dozens of people gathered at the Fountain View steps of University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) to protest Trump’s decision to overturn DACA, which will strip away the opportunity to remain in the U.S. from approximately 800,000 young people. The people marched through campus carrying signs that supported the protection of thousands of “dreamers” under this program… Continue reading Protesters Defend DACA

NC House Majority Whip Jon Hardister

Jon Hardister is a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. His district includes coverage of a large portion of Guilford County and parts of Greensboro. He was born and raised in Greensboro and was a 2006 graduate of Greensboro College with a bachelor’s degree in political science. We at The Collegian were fortunate enough to speak with Hardister on his experience at GC and his post-graduation career in politics. Continue reading NC House Majority Whip Jon Hardister

Threat of Another March Looms Over Greensboro, While Threat of the KKK Spreads Across the Nation

In 1979, the Communist Workers’ Party held a march in Greensboro to protest the Ku Klux Klan. Shortly after the march began, 40 Klan members showed up in retaliation and after agitation from both sides, shots were fired by both sides. Five died that day. In the weeks following the attack, people all over the country were left asking why it had become so deadly. Continue reading Threat of Another March Looms Over Greensboro, While Threat of the KKK Spreads Across the Nation