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NC Folk Festival brings energy, entertainment to downtown Greensboro

NC Folk Festival brings energy, entertainment to downtown Greensboro

Elijah Aekins, Guest Writer

September 17, 2019

The N.C. Folk Festival returned to downtown Greensboro Sept. 6-8, bringing dozens of diverse food vendors and food trucks, a marketplace of hand-crafted goods, storytelling and other family-friendly activities and of course, music.  A wide array of music, covering everything from “Dominican Blues,...

Food truck festival brings community together with international cuisine

Food truck festival brings community together with international cuisine

Alesha Garcia, Guest Writer

September 16, 2019

On Sunday, Aug. 25, the Greensboro Food Truck Festival was held downtown on Green, Market and Elm Streets, bringing the community out to enjoy various food choices, live music and craft vendors. The food trucks offered many international choices including German, Asian and Mexican cuisine. The fes...

Go! Fight! Win! Let’s go Quakers!

Go! Fight! Win! Let’s go Quakers!

Ramya Krishna and Kristin Smith

September 14, 2019

Got spirit? Guilford’s new Cheer and Dance Team sure does, as they exhibited their moves on the quad in front of Founders Hall during the three-week session. The team is full of lively energy preparing to cheer on the Quakers this 2019-2020 academic school year. According to the Guilford Buzz...

Growing season on Guilford College Farm

Growing season on Guilford College Farm

Mei Lander, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

The Guilford College Farm is home to healthy foods served in the cafeteria, including kale, lettuce and beets.  It’s also a place where a wide range of students are able to experience growing and maintaining fruits and veggies for the College. Once the food is harvested, it is washed, weighed and...

Sensory Deprivation as stress management

Sensory Deprivation as stress management

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

According to a 2008 survey conducted by the Associated Press, eight in 10 average college students experience some level of stress during a typical semester. Whether the stressors are exams, sports or relationships, it’s easy to see that many could benefit from some new stress management techniques....

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

April 12, 2019

“It’s about time,” said President of Guilford College Jane Fernandes. On April 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bryan Jr. Auditorium, Guilford College held its inaugural Lavender Graduation. The Lavender Graduation celebrates graduating students from both undergraduate and graduate programs who are members...

Kate Bernheimer brings fairy-tale magic with fiction reading

Aubrey Fetzer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Once upon a time, on a warm April day, a Sherwood Anderson Distinguished Visiting Writer arrived and brought with her fairy-tales for all. On April 3, Guilford College hosted author and distinguished writer Kate Bernheimer, known for her book “The Girl In The Castle Inside The Museum” and her...

African Student Association hosts Afrocasino

Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

This year, the African Student Association of Guilford College held its annual African Night on Saturday, April 6, from 6 to 10 p.m. in Dana Auditorium. The theme of this year’s African Night was Afrocasino.  Afrocasino offered attendees a theatrical play narrating the reality of skin-bleaching, dan...

Students learn cooking techniques at Teaching Kitchen session

Natalie Whitmeyer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

A demonstration on how to make fried rice was held on Saturday, April 6 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Binford kitchen. This demonstration was a continuation of the Teaching Kitchen series, in which students actively promote and participate in learning how to cook meals with healthy and local food. The...