The Guilfordian

Munich interest meeting held in Orangerie

Zach Bradley, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

On Jan. 30 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m a special interest meeting was held in the Orangerie beside Binford for the Munich study abroad program. As people filed into the Orangerie, the air was filled with excited chatter as the students who studied abroad in Munich during the fall semester prepared presentations. As...

Guilford College kicks off Black History Month

Guilford College kicks off Black History Month

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 6, Guilford College began the month with the Black History Kickoff event in Dana Auditorium that featured the North Carolina A&T State drumline and was followed by a discussion entitled “Am I Black Enough?” in King Hall. The month ahead is filled with events dedicated to Black History Month celeb...

Professors read play lines, open dialogue

Professors read play lines, open dialogue

DaeQuan Fitzgerald

February 1, 2019

Theatre Studies Department Chair Robin Vest alongside Part Time Lecturer for Theatre Studies Beth Ritson-Lavender hosted an afternoon play-reading event on Jan. 30 in the Acting Studio. The play, “Roan @ the Gate,” follows a data analyst for the National Security Agency, Roan, and her relations...

Guilford community hosts dance marathon

Guilford community hosts dance marathon

Jenni Camhi, Copy Editor

February 1, 2019

On Saturday, Jan. 26, Guilford College hosted a dance marathon to raise money for the YWCA of Greensboro’s Family Shelter. The event was held in the Alumni Gym and ran across eight hours, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. The marathon included live music performances and featured artists such as Softcore, Indigo, Y...

NIH and CDC work to overcome opioid epidemic

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Starting in the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies reassured health care professionals that the use of opioids in prescription painkillers would not lead to widespread abuse of the substance or overdoses. This lead health care professionals to prescribe opioid medicine at higher rates, and misuse of...

Students look back on campus blood drive

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

“People should donate blood because it saves lives,” said Donor Services Technician Nicole Young. “It can’t be manufactured. It can’t be duplicated, it has to come from a human. There’s no other way to get it.” On Wednesday, Jan. 16, the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas set up...

Study Abroad Fair shares opportunities with students

Study Abroad Fair shares opportunities with students

Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

On Jan. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Study Abroad Fair was held in Founders Hall to present students with information about upcoming opportunities to travel around the world for educational opportunities. “We invite our people from all over the country and all over the world to come in and talk...

Students share goals for spring semester

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

For many students, the beginning of a new semester can be a time to reflect on the past and make new goals for the future. In preparation for the spring semester at Guilford College, many students have made goals that they want to accomplish and changes that they want to make. At Guilford, students have...

Chances for service, advancement abound

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

January 18, 2019

Although the Guilford Edge has brought many changes to the campus and community, many of Guilford’s pre-existing programs are continuing to be prevalent. Many of these programs are aimed to help students apply their learning to real-world situations. The Bonner Center for Community Service and Learning...