Concussions leave lasting effects

Aiperia Iusupova & Robert Pacheco, Staff Writer & Sports Editors
November 21, 2014

It is the 1970’s, and a center crushes a defensive tackle with the force of a car crash and awkwardly lands on the ground. Adrenaline runs through his veins. He is determined to line up again for another play. But something is wrong. He feels numb and notices himself bleeding. He loses consciousness,... Read more »

Women’s basketball preview: cautious optimism ahead for Quakers

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Banning Watson, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014

The Guilford College women’s basketball team has made it to the final game of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament each of the past three years, winning it twice. But will the Quakers continue to be championship material? “I think we’ll be competitive,” said senior guard Alex Payne.... Read more »

Men’s basketball preview: cautious optimism ahead for Quakers

Banning Watson, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014

The Guilford College men’s basketball team ended last season on a losing streak, but the team has high hopes for the 2014–2015 season. “We were up 9–0 and ranked 16th nationally at one point, but later, towards the end of the year, we hit a wall,” said senior Matt McCarthy, all-conference guard. “We... Read more »

Swim team stays committed through rough waters


Matthew Jones, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014

Loud splashes. Grueling practices. A constant smell of chlorine. Welcome to the life of the Guilford College swim team. Although some students may have forgotten about them,  the swim team continues to make a splash in the Old Dominion Athletic  Competition. “We’re starting out the season much... Read more »

View from the trenches: Homecoming and senior day

Reese Setzer, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014

Homecoming is an exciting event that occurs every fall. A Saturday where alumni return to Guilford College to reminisce on their experience, tailgate and watch a Quaker football game. Senior day also coincides with Homecoming. Not only were we playing for our returning alumni, we were also playing for... Read more »

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