The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: Rising editor-in-chief embraces change

Staff Editorial: Rising editor-in-chief embraces change

April 12, 2019

Throughout my college career, I’ve pursued journalism with a tenacity that made my friends worry for my mental health. From an outside perspective, working on the staff of a small college’s newspaper may look like a thankless task burdened by unnecessary stress, but I’ve always been drawn to th...

Staff Editorial: The Guilfordian recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month

Staff Editorial: The Guilfordian recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month

April 5, 2019

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and if you drink, we at The Guilfordian urge you to drink responsibly. If you drink, be sure to stay with a group that you trust and know will watch your back. At the same time, be sure to watch out for those around you. Avoid separating yourself from your group at a...

Staff Editorial: Christchurch attack shares a rhetoric of hate

Staff Editorial: Christchurch attack shares a rhetoric of hate

March 22, 2019

We, the Guilfordian Editorial Board, are incredibly saddened by the recent shootings that occured in Christchurch, New Zealand. The shooter attacked the Al Noor and Linwood mosques on Friday, March 15, killing at least 50 people and wounding many others. The deaths resulting from these shootings ha...

Staff Editorial: Women’s History Month observed by The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: Women’s History Month observed by The Guilfordian

March 15, 2019

As March is Women’s History Month, The Guilfordian’s editorial board would like to affirm our dedication to telling the stories of women in the Guilford community and portraying them responsibly and respectfully. This is not the standard practice for all publications, unfortunately; public figures ...

The Guilfordian seeks to share your voice, perspectives

The Guilfordian seeks to share your voice, perspectives

February 22, 2019

Recently, a cartoon depicting President Jane Fernandes has circulated around the campus. Based on the drawing, it appears to be a satirical attack against several of the recent updates related to the Guilford Edge project. In the cartoon, the president is shown saying “THE GUILFORD EDGE WILL BRI...

Staff Editorial:The Guilfordian stands by those detained by ICE

Staff Editorial:The Guilfordian stands by those detained by ICE

February 15, 2019

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

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

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

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...