The Guilfordian

Academic projects shine at Pre-GUS celebration

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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“This is a way that everybody gets to be a rock star for a day,” said Assistant Professor of Art Mark Dixon. The Guilford Undergraduate Symposium is an annual event for members of the Guilford community to share their work with others and discuss a variety of topics. In preparation for GUS, a...

Serendipity 2018 in photos

Serendipity 2018 in photos

April 20, 2018


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Wild N’ Out kicked off Serendipity on Sunday, April 8 in Dana Auditorium. The maroon team went against the black team in freestyle comedy show. Each team had team captains from the show on MTV, the maroon team being lead by BDaht and the black team headed by Darren Brand. Students on each...

Interfaith event celebrates religion, culture

Anna Gamez, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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The Interfaith Art and Spring Open House was open to members of the Guilford community on Wednesday, April 11, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hut. The event featured a henna booth, a picnic table filled with art supplies, international music and Mediterranean food provided by Nazareth Bread. Interfaith...

Muslim Student Association hosts comedy show

Muslim Student Association hosts comedy show

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

April 20, 2018


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“I drove down from New Jersey for this, so be dope,” said standup comedian Danish Maqbool. Maqbool, who has been doing standup for three years, performed a comedy show on Tuesday, April 10 in the Gilmer Room of Founders Hall. The comedy event was hosted by Guilford College’s Muslim Student Association. “I...

New initiative hopes to make Guilford carbon-neutral

New initiative hopes to make Guilford carbon-neutral

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


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“We are going to get Guilford to be totally carbon-neutral by 2030,” said The Green Society Leader and first-year Connor Potts. The Green Society is a new student initiative, and members of The Green Society meet Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in room 215 of Dana Auditorium. “The purpose is to become...

Art faculty close out HERstory month

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

April 13, 2018


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Since spring break, the Boren Lounge of Founders Hall has been decorated with Visiting Lecturer for Art Katy Collier’s work. “This room was not beautiful, and it is really beautiful now,” said Nancy Daukas, professor of philosophy. Collier’s art has served as a supplement to many of the...

Opportunities Fair connects students

Opportunities Fair connects students

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


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Employers, graduate schools, organizations, internship hosts and alumni filled the Carnegie Room in Hege Library for the Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, April 4. The fair is held every year to give students a chance to expand their professional network. Many organizations were present at the fair...

Residents of Nabi Saleh encounter challenges

Spencer File, Guest Writer

April 13, 2018


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For many, a home signifies a place of sanctuary and security. But for the people of Nabi Saleh, a Palestinian village, home has never been like that due to Israeli military occupation of the area. Currently, the inhabitants of Nabi Saleh face the inevitable discrimination and presence of the military...

Festival showcases diversity

Festival showcases diversity

Abigail AbantoHollans and Anna Gamez

April 6, 2018


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From the Middle East to Europe, Latin America and Africa, Guilford College’s International Festival provided students and faculty the opportunity to celebrate Guilford’s diversity and learn about a variety of cultures. The International Festival was hosted by the International Club on Wednesday,...