The Guilfordian

Guilford College PRIDE launches a new year

Guilford College PRIDE launches a new year

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Hidden behind two double doors and a long painted hallway in King Hall is a cozy little room, filled to the brim with couches, pillows and artwork. Upon entering, one may be greeted by a student reading a sample of the room’s ample literature, the smell of local catering or the fuzzy sound of the iconic...

‘Being and Becoming’ photo exhibit examines gender inequality and navigating masculinity

‘Being and Becoming’ photo exhibit examines gender inequality and navigating masculinity

Jay Montague, Guest Writer

September 26, 2019

On Aug. 22, “Being and Becoming: An  inquiry with Bahá'í men into cultures of peace,” a photography exhibit by Chuck Egerton, made its U.S. debut on the Guilford College campus in Founders Hall. The exhibit is on display in the Upper Atrium of Founders Hall through Oct. 25. This photographic...

Updates in dining hall and Milner Hall are part of changes on campus this fall

Ramya Krishna

September 19, 2019

In February 2018, a program of changes to Guilford College was approved by the College’s Board of Trustees, with four parts: Teaming for Success, Rallying Campus Spirit, Learning Collaboratively and Incorporating Ethical Leadership As part of Rallying Campus Spirit, renovations of Founders Dining...

‘Best of Enemies’ author kicks off Greensboro’s One City, One Book program

‘Best of Enemies’ author kicks off Greensboro’s One City, One Book program

LeSeria Neven, Guest Writer

September 17, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Greensboro History Museum, a discussion featuring author Osha Gray Davidson sparked conversation about racial issues between whites and people of color, specifically African Americans. Davidson shared details and answered questions about his book, "The Best of Enemies," during...

Sen. Kamala Harris visits high school in Greensboro for campaign event

Sen. Kamala Harris visits high school in Greensboro for campaign  event

Sarah Ali, Guest Writer

September 17, 2019

On Sunday, Aug. 25, Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris spoke to a crowd of hundreds at Greensboro's Ben L. Smith High School. In spite of declining poll numbers, the California senator's campaign shows no signs of slowing down. After delivering remarks as the keynote speaker for the Durham...

A wasteless journey

A wasteless journey

Ben Clark and Caroline Clark, Guest Writers

September 15, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 26, Laine Roberts, a waste education and recycling educator with the city of Greensboro, led a public tour of the city’s White Street Landfill, where yard and residential waste is housed from the Greensboro area. The landfill consists of two main phases, the second of which is hidden f...

Reading brings community together to raise money for families at the border

Reading brings community together to raise money for families at the border

Alesha Garcia and Ellen Han

September 12, 2019

As tensions continue to intensify along the U.S.-Mexico border, the tragedies that occur there often seem to get drowned out by the incessant arguing of politicians. In an effort to support migrant families and remember the deceased, writers and community members gathered to perform and listen to...

IEC to kick off 12-week with lake celebration for Latinx Heritage Month

IEC to kick off 12-week with lake celebration for Latinx Heritage Month

Ellen Han, Guest Writer

September 12, 2019

The Intercultural Engagement Center (IEC) welcomed students back from the summer during its first meeting of the year on Friday, Aug. 30, where IEC staff revealed and discussed new initiatives to celebrate diversity at Guilford. Liz Torres Melendez, the Immigrant Student Coordinator at Guilford,...

Guilford College Class of 2019 Commencement

Guilford College Class of 2019 Commencement

Andrew Walker, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

On May 4, 2019, Guilford College held the graduation for the Class of 2019. The commencement speaker was Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, who also received an Honorary Degree. Kristy Shammas '19 was the student speaker and Dwayne Duncan, Jr. '19 gave the welcome from the Student Body President. The Voices...