The Guilfordian

Guilford’s sustainability efforts recognized by Princeton Review

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Every year, “The Princeton Review” releases its annual “Guide to Green Colleges,” which serves as an overview of the most environmentally committed colleges and universities nationwide. In late October of this year, Guilford College was named among the “Most Environmentally Friendly” coll...

Acclaimed poet Chloe Honum visits Guilford

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Guilford College was honored to host the poet Chloe Honum for a reading of her works on Wednesday, Nov. 6.​ Honum is well known for her first book of poems titled “​The Tulip-Flame,” published in 2014,​ ​which was selected by Tracy K. Smith as ​the Cleveland State University Poetry Center F...

ANON writing workshop gives safe space for students to share work

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Students gathered together in the Hege Library to share their creative pieces for an Anonymous Writing Workshop (ANON), on Thursday, Sept. 26. Selena Wolf Berkley, the workshop leader, was hoping to bring together writers of different ability to essentially create a “safe space” for students to share ...

Greensboro artists speak up for social justice

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

On a warm Saturday afternoon at Government Plaza in Greensboro, poets, musicians and artists gathered at the local event, Diversity over Division, to express their opinions on topics such as social justice, political change and peace.  The demonstration took place on a stage surrounded by a wide set...

Guilford professor founds first guitar orchestra

Matthew Climingbear, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Across the globe there are numerous musical groups. In the United States there are renowned orchestras such as the United States Choir and the United States Band Orchestra. However, in the summer of 2019, nearing the end of June, the United States Guitar Orchestra (USGO) made its debut as the first of ...

University of Buffalo grants Bonner Center’s Mobile Oasis funding for local food research

Kathryn Hurst, Features Editor

November 6, 2019

Guilford’s Bonner Center for Community Service and Learning’s Mobile Oasis program recently announced that they have received $50,000 in funding from the University of Buffalo’s Veggie Van project. “(Mobile Oasis is a) mobile farmers market bringing local produce to local food deserts,” e...

Office of Title IX hosts series of October seminars

Ramya Krishna, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

October is not only the month of autumn leaves and Halloween, it is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to research done by Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., 57% of students who have been in an abusive relationship say that it occurred during college, and 52% of women say that they kno...

Food and faith intersect at club collaboration

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

On Oct. 17, the Food Justice Club and Guilford Christian Ministry collaborated for a night of “Food and Faith.” The collaboration came together through the work of the leaders of the clubs, Mallory Cerkleski and Logan Shortt. “This idea mostly came from the class that I took during the three-week called...

Sustainability advocate visits campus

Food Justice Club listens to Chantel Johnson (center). // Photo by Alesha Garcia // The Guilfordian

Alesha Garcia, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Chantel Johnson, livestock farmer and homesteader, joined the Food Justice Club as a guest speaker, sharing her insight about sustainable living, trauma, race and her role in society. On Oct. 10, members from the Food Justice Club and interested students gathered in the Idea Incubator located in H...