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Staff Editorial: Guilfordian 2020 reflection: Keep marching forward

April 1, 2021

Spring 2021 has been another semester that has brought forth a myriad of firsts in the College's history. Although this was not the first semester that has been conducted mostly online it does mark a year...

Staff Editorial: In being cautious about COVID, Guilford sacrifices student mental health

March 25, 2021

This semester at Guilford has been a long one for students, faculty and staff. Due to COVID-19, and a decision by the College, students were not granted a spring break this year. The College made this...

Staff Editorial: Jim Hood, new interim president, embodies the Guilford spirit

March 19, 2021

With the appointment of Jim Hood, Charles A. Dana Professor of English, as interim president on Feb. 23 the College is moving closer to the Quaker values that were slowly disappearing amid recent changes.  Guilford...

Staff Editorial: Staying strong after a year of COVID-19

March 11, 2021

It has almost been an entire year since COVID-19 entered the United States with enough positive cases to temporarily shut down schools, businesses and travel all across the country. Even though the...

Staff Editorial: Serendipitous Seven Weeks (or maybe something along the lines of “finishing spring semester strong”)

March 4, 2021

As Guilford enters week eight of our twelve-week semester, the stress of midterms and finals is more present than ever, and as we move into in-person classes, the stress of waking up on time is stronger...

Staff Editorial: Keeping yourself and community safe next blackout

February 25, 2021

Last Saturday, Feb. 13, was a day that took quite an unexpected turn. At least for the early birds, what seemingly started as just another day of gloomy weather—worthy of curling up under a knitted blanket,...

Staff Editorial: Celebrating Black History Month

February 20, 2021

A lot has changed this past year on campus. With most students adapting to either living off-campus or with limitations, Black History Month celebrations have had to adjust in the same ways. Considering...

Staff Editorial: Staying healthy at Guilford and protecting the campus community

February 11, 2021

After nearly a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Guilford students long for a return to normal college life—days filled with in-person classes, long conversations with friends in the crowded caf, study...

Staff Editorial: ‘Unity’ is not a shield against accountability

February 4, 2021

January 6 was one of the craziest days of the Trump era. The Capitol was stormed. Police officers met the rioters with a mix of open welcome, support and lethal violence. Makeshift gallows were set up,...

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