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The must-see, must-read, must-hear of this summer

The must-see, must-read, must-hear of this summer

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Opinion

While this summer will contain the usual headlining media — meaning they can still make new “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies — there are also a huge number of thought-provoking and well-made movies, albums and TV shows coming out this summer that not many people hear about. Fargo                                For...

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
May 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Opinion

This last year has been one wild ride. At Guilford, we’ve experienced all kinds of changes in the 2016-2017 academic year. There have been several adjustments to the curriculum, and we have begun to implement the Speak Up! initiative. We purchased the East Apartments and made several hiring decisions. Though...

Senior gifts are important if chosen wisely and carefully

Senior gifts are important if chosen wisely and carefully

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Opinion

If you have ever wondered where most of the benches on campus come from or who decided it would be a good idea to have swings that face each other, the answer is seniors. Every year, the graduating class has to leave a mark at Guilford to show their love and commitment to the community one last time. I...

A message from the incoming editor-in-chief

A message from the incoming editor-in-chief

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Since my first semester at Guilford College, “comfort” has not been a part of my vocabulary. I was very shy as a first-year and afraid to speak my mind in classes or meetings, afraid to be judged by my accent or by the way I talked. I was proven wrong when the community opened its arms to my accent,...

Ads fortify toxic patriarchal norms

Mae Wood, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under In Print, Opinion

In the world of corporate, capitalistic greed, it’s a given that sex sells to the masses of individuals when they are aiming to appeal to the public through calculated advertising. This is an apt generalization for the majority of massive companies because any advertisement that convincingly implies...

Let’s look into Public Safety Anderson qualifications

Let’s look into Public Safety Anderson qualifications

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under In Print, Opinion

On March 16, 2017, I walked into the Public Safety department in Bauman Hall at around 9:50 a.m. to get information for an article I was co-writing about William Anderson, the current director of Public Safety at Guilford College. I asked the woman at the front desk if the Public Safety officers were t...

Admissions should pay more attention to diversity, first years

Admissions should pay more attention to diversity, first years

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
April 25, 2017
Filed under In Print, Opinion

Whether it was in the Cafeteria on the quad or even in your dorm, it was hard to miss the 500 students who were on campus on April 9 and 10 for Spring Into Guilford, the annual event where high school seniors from across the country have the chance to stay overnight, take mock classes and attend college...

Administration needs to live by core values

Administration needs to live by core values

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under In Print, Opinion

One of the many things I loved about Guilford when I arrived here four years ago was how much students cared about this school. Every year I have been here, there has been some effort by students trying to keep the College accountable for our core values. On top of their academic and extracurricular acti...

To the Senate-elect

To the Senate-elect

Editorial Board
April 25, 2017
Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion, Senate

Dear Senate, First of all, congratulations. We admire your dedication to campaigning these last few weeks and we are excited and hopeful to see the positive impact that you will have on campus. That being said, there are certain things we hope to see in the next year from the senate executives. ...