The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial:The Guilfordian stands by those detained by ICE

Staff Editorial:The Guilfordian stands by those detained by ICE

February 15, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Greensboro and the Triad have seen an increase in Immigration and Customs Enforcement activity over the past week, and people are understandably angry and scared. According to the News & Record, at least 38 people in Triad communities have been detained by ICE officers since Feb. 5. In light of the...

Staff Editorial: Black History Month

Staff Editorial: Black History Month

February 8, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Black History Month is in full swing this year, beginning with the Black Student Art Show Exhibit, which opened on Feb. 4. As we celebrate Black History Month, this year with the theme “A Different World,” we should also strive to remember that black history is American history. Although it is too of...

Staff Editorial: Title IX training shows need for focus

Staff Editorial: Title IX training shows need for focus

February 1, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

On Jan. 25, the Title IX Coordinator and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Barbara Lawrence sent out email with a link to the mandatory sexual assault prevention training for all student. This training is important but only the start to stop sexual assault and harassment. The Guilford...

Staff Editorial: Reporting stands tall during the shutdown

Staff Editorial: Reporting stands tall during the shutdown

January 25, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Political polarization has officially come to a head. President Donald Trump’s demands for $5.7 billion to fund his border wall between the United States and Mexico have caused the federal government shutdown, leading 380,000 government employees to be furloughed immediately without pay. Stretching longer...

Staff Editorial: Goals for second half

Staff Editorial: Goals for second half

January 18, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

We have reached the second half of Volume 105 of The Guilfordian and the editorial board would like to reinforce our commitment to fair and accurate reporting. Each semester, we are gifted with new staff members and many writers who are diving into the journalistic style of writing for the first time....

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...