The Guilfordian

DEI Office sets emphasis on inclusion

DEI Office sets emphasis on inclusion

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Guilford’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI Office) has begun a restructuring program which includes additional staffing and reorganization in an effort to bolster the campus’ initiative to create an inclusive environment. An umbrella organization, under which resides the Intercultural...

Workshop uplifts undocumented student experiences

Workshop uplifts undocumented student experiences

Fernando Jiménez, Photo Editor

October 5, 2018


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According to the Pew Research Center, there are approximately 11.6 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States today. These individuals are present in our communities, our jobs and even on Guilford’s campus. Immigrant Student Coordinator Liz Torres Melendez led one of the first UndocuAlly...

Speakers get personal in Bryan Series Q&A

Speakers get personal in Bryan Series Q&A

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2018


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In addition to the main Bryan Series event, speakers David Axelrod and Karl Rove spoke to students in a Q&A format. Guilford hoped the two would create positive political dialogue. According to the Guilford website on the Bryan Series, “(Axelrod and Rove) bring more than keen insiders’ perspectives;...

Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2018


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“We seek to find ways for people who disagree or have very different views to stay in the room together and try and find some commonality” said Jane Fernandes, president of Guilford College. “These are two men have been working on that, and hopefully they will show us how to do it.” The aforementioned...

Peace and Conflict professors talk impact of culture

Peace and Conflict professors talk impact of culture

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


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Take a second to think about how culture affects our everyday interactions, beliefs and behavior. We are each a part of an innumerable amount of cultures that make up who we are. Oftentimes, we are not even aware of it. On Thursday, Sept. 22, in his talk “Understanding Culture in Multicultural Conflict,”...

Guilford seeing adjustments following Florence

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


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Although the full force of Hurricane Florence never reached as far inland as Greensboro, it would be daft to say its impact has not reached Guilford. With three days of class cancellations, Guilford was forced to make campus-wide decisions while balancing safety with the need to maintain a realistic...

Diya Abdo presents dialogue on refugee crisis

Sofia Pavone and Ethan Santana

September 28, 2018


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On Monday, Sept. 24, Associate Professor of English Dr. Diya Abdo hosted a talk in Dana Auditorium where she discussed refugee settlement and the refugee communities at Guilford. She spoke about her work with Every Campus a Refuge, explaining the process of taking in refugees from across the globe and...

Hurricane Florence may only be the start

Hurricane Florence may only be the start

Janavi Mehta, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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Hurricane Florence made landfall early Sept. 14.  on the coast of the Carolinas, bringing strong winds, high storm surges and torrential rainfall. Florence developed off the west side of Africa and had a rocky track up to the United States coast. Florence gathered immense power and became a Category...

Florence damages affect NC hog farms

Yunah Kim and Abigail AbantoHollans

September 21, 2018


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Hurricane Florence’s recent impact of heavy winds and rainfall on the east coast, particularly in North Carolina, has reignited discussion of the mechanisms of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation farming and the environmental impacts CAFO farms project when combined with weather events like Florence. “As...