The Guilfordian

Guilford’s YDSA chapter expresses mission

Natalie Whitmeyer, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Guilford College’s Young Democrats Socialists of America chapter held an interest meeting for the Guilford Community on Wednesday, Mar. 13, in Hendricks Hall. Led by Conner Potts, this meeting talked about the many goals that Guilford College’s YDSA chapter hopes to accomplish. At the interest ...

New strand of influenza impacts students

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Usually, the seasonal winter flu would peak at this time in the year, however, officials are worried by the news of a new and deadlier swine flu strain that is becoming widespread in 48 states. Nationwide, there have been 26.3 million flu-like illnesses, 12.4 million medical visits and 347,000 flu hospital...

Lederer shares printmaking process with students

Karen Lederer Art Exhibit

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Printmaker and painter Karen Lederer, whose artwork was on display in Hege Library from Jan. 11 to Mar. 1, visited Guilford to meet with students and offer insight into her printmaking process and artistic style from Thursday, Feb. 21 to Friday, Feb. 22. Known for her highly saturated and poetic wor...

Guilford College Sports Information Director opens opportunities for students

Guilford College Sports Information Director Dave Walters

Trey Kawugule, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

“I was sitting in Dave’s office last spring after returning from a mission trip in Texas,” said Morgan Tompkins, a junior and member of Guilford’s volleyball team. “He asked me about my greatest takeaways from the trip, and it turned into a very personal conversation about life. I mentioned how mu...

Guilford College Study abroad course offered in India

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

February 22, 2019

In the fall semester of 2019, a three-week study abroad course will be offered to students that will look at health, culture and sustainability in India. This course will focus on engaging in community outreach, gaining knowledge of non-profit management and promoting public health. Students participating...

Students speak on benefits of vaccine

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Since their creation in 1796 by Edward Jenner, there have been significant scientific advancements that have enabled vaccines to be mass produced and available to the public. However, the basic idea remains the same. Vaccines are an arm-to-arm inoculation to prevent the spread of disease. There are m...

Guitarganza 2019 showcases music, performance by Silviu Ciulei

Guitarganza 2019 Silviu Ciulei

Aubrey Fetzer, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

On Friday, February 8th Guilford College was treated to an incredible guitar concert from visiting musical artist Silviu Octavian Ciulei. Despite the cold weather Friday evening, the inside of the Carnegie room was filled with warm chords and excited voices as visitors gathered for a unique evening...

African-American alumni achievements

James McCorkle Linda Moore Banks First African-American Guilford graduates

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019

The Guilfordian would like to celebrate African-American alumni who have made strong impacts in their communities and in the world. While this list does not encapsulate all of the accomplishments of our wide variety of graduates, those selected have made tremendous strides in their careers and can be re...