The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: Staff thanks audience

Staff Editorial: Staff thanks audience

December 7, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

We have reached our final issue of the semester and we would like to thank our readership for following us every step of the way. We had the amazing opportunity to share the hard work of our tremendous staff over the first half of Volume 105. We thank you for allowing us to also share the voices of...

Staff Editorial: Campus needs more consensus

Staff Editorial: Campus needs more consensus

November 16, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

With the introduction of many campus changes, we at The Guilfordian want to emphasize the importance of consensus. As a Quaker institution, our tradition of consensus dates back to the founding of the college. In 1985, the college adopted a Statement of Purpose that directly recognizes “governance...

Staff Editorial: Time change prompts a need for health focus

Staff Editorial: Time change prompts a need for health focus

November 9, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

With the conclusion of the Daylight Saving Time period on Nov. 4, our bodies have to adjust to a new schedule. While just an hour does not seem like a drastic change, researchers have shown the switch can impend on the daily operations of our life. Fred Turek, the director of the Center for Sleep...

Staff Editorial: Synergy is vital to the protection of freedom

Staff Editorial: Synergy is vital to the protection of freedom

November 2, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

The horrific events of the past week has reinforced the prevalence hate and politically-motivated crimes in America. The shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue this weekend has only highlighted the need for us to come together as a nation. The man accused of killing 11 people and injuring...

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

America is in an era of extreme social, political, and economic dysfunction. There is an opioid crisis devastating poor communities, income and wealth inequality is at shockingly high levels while median incomes have stagnated for the past forty years, millions of Americans don’t have the access to...

Staff Editorial: Resources for responding to sexual assault

Staff Editorial: Resources for responding to sexual assault

October 5, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

One of the United States biggest, continuing stories has circled around the sexual assault allegations on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The narrative contributes to the discussion surrounding victim shame or blame. In light of recent national attention on sexual assault and misconduct, the...

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian recognizes Deaf Awareness Week

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian recognizes Deaf Awareness Week

September 28, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Deaf Awareness Week, or the International Week of the Deaf, is celebrated internationally during the last full week of September. The focus of this event is to raise awareness around the deaf community as well as organizations that support those who are deaf. Additionally, this week promotes positive...

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian commitment

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian commitment

September 7, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

As Guilford has entered the 2018-2019 academic year, we are excited to bring our audience the 105th volume of our student newspaper, the Guilfordian. The first thing we would like to establish is that the Guilfordian is an open community and we wish to serve as the voice of our campus. We welcome anyone...

Staff Editorial: Message from the incoming editor-in-chief: Expanding community

Staff Editorial: Message from the incoming editor-in-chief: Expanding community

April 20, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Besides football, working with the newspaper was my only activity in high school, and I knew I wanted to continue both once I got to college. I enrolled in Jeff Jeske’s introduction to journalism course in the spring of my first year at Guilford. I got my first article assignment just a week into the...