The Guilfordian

German film series finishes with ‘Dr. Mabuse’

Lana Heltzel, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2019

Hosted by Professor of Foreign Languages Dave Limburg, the “Struggle for Justice” film series ended on Wednesday, Dec. 11 with a showing of “The Testament of Dr. Mabuse” by famed director Fritz Lang. The film series showcased movies that were created during the era of the Weimar Republic; and a...

First semester of the Edge closes and criticism rises

Guilford looks the same, but a lot is changing, for better or for worse.

Kathryn Hurst, Features Editor

December 20, 2019

This semester marked the first of Guilford’s new scheduling program: The Edge. This means that in one semester there is an intensive three-week course along with a 12-week session of multiple courses, as opposed to Guilford’s original 15-week schedule. According to the Guilford website, The Edge ...

Student Juried Art Show hosts closing reception

Beth Pyles, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

A student juried art show held at Guilford College had its closing reception on Friday, Dec. 5, in the galleries of Founders Hall. A juried art show means that the pieces are being judged by a panel. Although it may have been a competition, most of the artists there just seemed happy to show off t...

Apple Card prompts gender bias inquiry

An image of David Hansson, a programmer, speaking at a tech conference in California.

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Apple and its corporate partner Goldman Sachs have been implicated in a regulatory investigation of credit allotment practices following a controversial Twitter thread from an entrepreneur. Danish software developer David Hansson shared that his Apple Card credit limit was 20 times that of his wife Ja...

Bread vending machines appear in France

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Ouest France, a local and national French newspaper, recently reported that there has been an “unprecedented level of bakery closures” in rural areas. While the number of bakeries in France overall is increasing within major cities like Paris and Marseilles, family-owned bakeries in villages are decre...

Cold weather sparks desire for romance

A large percentage of college students use dating apps like Tinder.

Lana Heltzel, Editor-In-Chief

December 3, 2019

At last, North Carolina’s lingering summer warmth has faded, and a chill permeates the air. Leaves crunch underneath your boots and nights are arriving ever-earlier. But as the cold drives people inside, even the most commitment-loathing amongst us may start yearning for romance and companionship. Forget the ho...

Guilford reacts to changes in recycling system

China’s 2018 ban on forgein garbage has urged U.S. cities like Greensboro to quickly make changes in their recycling habits.

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

In response to China’s ban on foreign garbage in 2018, cities all over the United States, including Greensboro, have been pressed to make belated changes to their recycling programs. These efforts are reflected right here at Guilford College as students and faculty members try to raise awareness abo...

You only live once, so Snapchat says ask away

Snapchat, largely frequented social media app of brevity, is the platform for YOLO.

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 3, 2019

As I’m scrolling through my phone, emoji laden notifications pop up on my screen. Like a siren’s call, they implore me: “See who thinks about you in class” and “Ask: Tell me something you think I should know.” You might wonder, what is the application that demands such bravery in explori...

Hege Library participates in Halloween celebrations

Sign posted in Hege Library advertising Haunted Hege event.

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 31, the Academic Commons hosted a trick or treating event to celebrate Halloween called “Haunted Hege” for students and children of the faculty in Hege Library. Costumes and candy galore were in the library, and students were participating in multiple activities. “It brings little...