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Greensboro getaways: parks and more

Greensboro getaways: parks and more

Naari Honor, Web Editor
March 28
Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

One of the selling points that helped to solidify my decision to make Guilford my future alma mater was its beautiful grounds. The smattering of brick buildings between a natural scene that was free for anyone to run rampant called to the artistic hippie within me. While I am still taken aback by the...

Letter to the Editor: Students Need to Go Beyond Dialogue by Embracing Their Power

Letter to the Editor: Students Need to Go Beyond Dialogue by Embracing Their Power

Samir Hazboun
March 17
Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion, Top Stories, Web Exclusive

On March 10, The Guilfordian published an article titled “Students need to listen to others in our community” that commented upon the events surrounding the assault of a black trans student, the administration and the protest actions that students organized to make their voices heard. The author’s...

Housing updates buildings, gains Hodgins

Housing updates buildings, gains Hodgins

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

Misinformation and rumors have been flying around campus about the changes in housing that are starting next semester. This is especially true in regards to the newly purchased Hodgins Retreat, now called the East Apartments, where Guilford has been sending out many emails to residents at different...

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian needs to adhere to rules

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian needs to adhere to rules

Editorial Board, Editorial Board
March 10
Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Students who were a part of the protest on Wednesday, March 1, have kept their voices active on social media and through other demonstrations since then. President Jane Fernandes has sent emails, stating that she would meet with different groups to find the best solution for all and that she has asked...

Guilford needs to become a sanctuary campus, declare support for students

Guilford needs to become a sanctuary campus, declare support for students

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
March 10
Filed under In Print, Opinion

Let’s play connect the dots. What do Portland State University, Reed College, Wesleyan University, Pitzer College, Santa Fe Community College, the University of Pennsylvania, Connecticut College, Drake University and Swarthmore College have in common? These nine institutions of higher learning...

Students need to listen to others in our community

Students need to listen to others in our community

Francesca Bennedetto, Staff Photographer
March 10
Filed under In Print, Opinion

The Guilford bubble is real. Ask any Guilford College student or graduate, and they will confirm. After the demonstration on March 1, I believe our community needs to reevaluate the costs and benefits of the Guilford bubble. Not only does the exclusivity of this liberal community hurt our retention rates,...

Pop music 2016: the downers and dirges

Pop music 2016: the downers and dirges

Lana Heltzel, Contributing Writer
March 5
Filed under Archives, Opinion

2016 was a brutal year for pop music. The industry lost some of its most iconic stars— David Bowie, Prince, George Michael etc. and the year’s chart-toppers seemed to match the mood. Defined largely by downtempo and turning towards a detached, electronic sound (EDM seems to be the trend of the future),...

Democrats redefine state’s rights, expose republicans

Democrats redefine state’s rights, expose republicans

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
March 5
Filed under Archives, Opinion

“States’ rights” is often seen as a pejorative code word, and not without good reason. In the antebellum South, the phrase was used by slave owners to justify their “peculiar institution.” Less than century after slavery was abolished, many rallied behind states’ rights as a means to resist...

Students should avoid the pitfalls of fake news

Students should avoid the pitfalls of fake news

Finn Williamson, Contributing Writer
March 5
Filed under Opinion

Between public attacks from the leader of the free world and private doubts that creep into the minds of people today, the public’s faith in journalism has been strained. For years, both sides of the partisan line have accused news sources on the other side of bias, slants and improper sources,...