The Guilfordian

Relay for Life: a night lit bright with so much hope

Relay for Life: a night lit bright with so much hope

Kim Kleimeier, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012


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“My dad was diagnosed with non-treatable cancer when I was two months old,” said Patrick Ledford, first-year and emcee for the Relay for Life event on Fri., April 13. Ledford’s story is just one of many that could be found at the Guilford football field, where the event took place. Young and...

Volunteering at Glen Haven, enriching many communities

Volunteering at Glen Haven, enriching many communities

Charlotte Cloyd, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012


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A room full of excitedly screaming children, snippets of conversation in several languages besides English and constantly overwhelmed volunteers and tutors. Welcome to Glen Haven after-school tutoring. Every school day from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Guilford College and University of North Carolina at Greensboro...

Life After Guilford: Viticulturist Tremain Hatch ’06

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012


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Tremain Hatch ’06 isn’t a typical geologist. You won’t find him in California studying volcanic ash layers or delving into petrology, the study of rocks. Rather, Hatch spends most of his time at Zephaniah Farm Vineyard, the Hatch family farm where he is a vineyard manager and winemaker, or at...

QLSP fosters spiritual and mental growth through community

QLSP fosters spiritual and mental growth through community

Sarah Stangl, Guest Writer

April 13, 2012


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“Strong community.” “Spiritual.” “Body.” “Seeking.” These are words chosen by “QLSPers” to depict the Quaker Leadership Scholars Program. For many of its members, the QLSP community is a prominent part of the Guilford experience, and yet, Guilford doesn’t know who QLSP is. As a...

Creativity springs forth at end-of-year events: Homegrown Film Festival displays talented student filmmakers

Creativity springs forth at end-of-year events: Homegrown Film Festival displays talented student filmmakers

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012


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Lights, camera, action! Film festival time has arrived. With the approach of the Guilford Film Society’s Homegrown Film Festival on April 20, student filmmakers eagerly anticipate their chance to showcase the fruits of their labor. Despite its humble beginnings, the Homegrown Film Festival has grown...

Creativity springs forth at end-of-year events: Spring dance 2012 shows that hard work pays off in the end

Creativity springs forth at end-of-year events: Spring dance 2012 shows that hard work pays off in the end

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012


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After weeks of tireless preparation, the dance students’ hard work finally came to fruition at the 2012 Dance Concert. Last Friday’s performance represented the culmination of dance students’ capstone projects. Seven of the nine dances in the show were choreographed by students in the choreography...

Serendipity music fills the air

Alex Lindberg, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012


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This year’s Serendipity started with a bang — or maybe a thrum — with the Meadowfed dinner on March 29 hosting two local jazz bands. For the entire weekend, most of campus was filled with music. The weekend climaxed with two of the best concerts in recent Serendipity history: the trance and electronic...

Life After Guilford: “Seven Up” guide for all aspects of success outside the Guilford bubble

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012


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As graduation nears, it’s the perfect time to ask, “What’s next?” Going to graduate school or finding a job or internship may be stressful and confusing, so here are seven tips to get on the right track. Dress up: We’ve all heard the idiom “don’t judge a book by its cover.” Yet...

Serendipity 2012: shining festival of campus spirit

Serendipity 2012: shining festival of campus spirit

Kate Gibson, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012


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Vibrant face paint, dancing bare feet and glitter. So much glitter. It’s got to be Serendipity. This year’s music and merriment festival kicked off with a bountiful feast at the Guilford garden on March 29. Tables dotted the grassy lawns, offering fresh and local foods: a whole hog from Cane...