The Guilfordian

Merpeople of Guilford Lake: evil and mean or misunderstood?

Emily Cooper, Staff Writer

March 30, 2012

*Disclaimer: This article is from an April Fool's issue* It is a well-known fact at Guilford College that students are prohibited from swimming in the lake. If you were to ask why, most people would respond with something along the lines of “it is dirty” or “it contains around one hundred times th...

Behind the Scenes: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Behind the Scenes: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Meredith Brown, Executive Print Copy Editor

March 30, 2012

What better way to welcome warm weather than with a production of Shakespeare’s seminal “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”? This year’s spring play will be anything but ordinary. “This is the first time Guilford has done Shakespeare since I've been here,” said junior Puja Tolton in an email...

Drink coffee, drunk students: Greenleaf makes additions to the menu

Drink coffee, drunk students: Greenleaf makes additions to the menu

Justyn Melrose, Staff Writer

March 30, 2012

* Please note this is part of the April Fools issue* “One Keg Standitar, coming up,” said first-year Eric Chubb to a Greenleaf patron. As he put together a concoction of espresso, steamed milk, caramel flavoring and vodka, Chubb explained the recent changes to the Greenleaf menu, which include ...

Life After Guilford: Dress to impress at your job interview

Meg Holden and Bryan Dooley

March 23, 2012

Your resume is superb. Your application, sublime. Your outfit ... subpar. Dressing appropriately for an interview helps you make a great first impression. But what does "dressing appropriately" really mean? "When going to an interview … always wear a conservative suit or dress," said career adviser...

John Martin awarded Public Safety Officer of the Year

Alex Lindberg, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

For the second time since he has been working here, Martin was awarded the title of “Public Safety officer of the Year” for his contributions to the school. “I try to be friends with the students I meet,” said Martin. “I have a good rapport with them and we stay in communication. It’s not my job as a member of Public Safety to target anyone here, it is ...

Guilford Art Gallery celebrates David Newton

Guilford Art Gallery celebrates David Newton

Aaron Hall, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Former art professor David Newton, who passed away last spring, had a quote on his wall that summed him up. “The pursuit of goodness leads to greatness, but the pursuit of greatness leads to ruin. So pursue goodness and you will achieve greatness.” Newton did achieve greatness in the hearts...

Dining hall staff creates family feeling

Bryan Dooley, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Fruits, vegetables, sandwiches, meat, vegan food, sweets and snacks, fellowship and friendly faces: the Guilford College Dining Hall staff provides all this every day to students, faculty, staff and visitors. The staff is so efficient that many people do not notice them working the lines. The following...

Life After Guilford: Christopher Imms

Kim Klemeier, Staff Writer

March 16, 2012

Guilford graduate Christopher Imms is now working his dream job as a radio producer for WBAL in Baltimore. Imms credits Guilford for kick-starting his career. He found his love for radio through his involvement in WQFS, where he was also able to learn some skills that greatly helped him in getting...

EcoRooms Initiative combines energy consciousness and business

EcoRooms Initiative combines energy consciousness and business

Izak Shapiro, Guest Writer

March 16, 2012

For some of us, Guilford’s green initiative remains invisible. Others of us can point to the visible things around campus — the solar panels, the compost bins, the new light bulbs, the farm — that stimulate pride in our school’s energy initiative. But some students work to make our school’s...