Over 400,000 people gathered In New York City on Sunday, Sept 21, for the People’s Climate March.The march
made history in becoming known as the largest climate event in history thus far. Fifty-five Guilford College
students participated, protesting climate change and its negative impact on people around the world.
BY NICOLE ZELNiKER & ABE
Staff Writer and World &
Imagine the entire population of
Greensboro coming together and
spilling out into the streets of North
Carolina. They hold up signs, cheer
together, and help each other in
achieving one goal: getting climate
change under control.
This is what New York City
looked like on Sept. 21 during the
largest climate event in history.
"Politicians aren't going to
change anything, so they have to
see that the people actually want to
see something done," said first-year
A group of Guilford students
joined in the People's Climate
March, enduring long bus rides,
questionable hygiene, and the New
Y^ork City subway system to get
"It was a lot of work for several
weeks," said junior and organizer
Ben Evans. "Making it a reality
was really hard ... but we had a
really awesome team of determined
individuals who wanted to make
this happen and see Guilford be
represented at something so big.
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