The Guilfordian

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...

HUG wins awards at Latinx student conference

HUG wins awards at Latinx student conference

Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

As Guilford’s 2018-19 school year was coming to end, Hispanos Unidos de Guilford  (HUG) members were celebrating two awards the club received at the 2019 Southeastern LatinX Student Leadership Conference (SL-SLC), held April 12-14 at Western Carolina University (WCU) in Cullowhee, North Carolina. HUG...

Diana Nyad closes 2018-2019 Guilford College Bryan Series season

Diana Nyad closes 2018-2019 Guilford College Bryan Series season

Yunah Kim, News Editor

May 3, 2019

On Thursday, April 11, journalist and now-retired long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad spoke to the Guilford and Greensboro community at the Greensboro Coliseum, closing the 2018-2019 Bryan Series season. President Jane Fernandes opened the final installment of the season reflecting on the year’s speakers...

Rachel’s Rose Cottage coffee shop opens on Guilford College

Rachel’s Rose Cottage coffee shop opens on Guilford College

Navya Belavadi and Kiran Soma

May 2, 2019

Rain did not hamper the heartfelt celebration of both a new establishment at Guilford and the memory of an adored loved one. On Friday April 12, four generations of the Farlow-Taylor family gathered for the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of Rachel’s Rose Cottage. A new coffee shop and hub...

Students vote on GSBA Executive Board

Students vote on GSBA Executive Board

Yunah Kim and Abigail AbantoHollans

April 12, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement (OSLE) announced election results for the Guilford Student Body Association (GSBA) Executive Board that will serve in the 2019-2020 academic year. Junior Lizzy Kapuscinski was named GSBA president. Junior Librado Mendoza Sosa ...

FoodStorm 2019 kicks off with Collaging Social event

FoodStorm 2019 kicks off with Collaging Social event

Kathryn Hurst, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

On Friday, April 5, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Guilford students, staff and faculty, as well as members of the Greensboro community, gathered in room 202 of Hege-Cox Hall to eat ice cream, collage plant holders and take home seedlings of what will grow into things like basil or rosemary. Organized by...

Wilcox talks Quakerism and the Prophetic Tradition

Natalie Whitmeyer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

On Thursday, April 4, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in Founders Hall West Gallery, JM Ward Visitor Ashley Wilcox led a meeting on Quakerism and the Prophetic Tradition. Wilcox is a recorded Quaker minister and the founder of the Church of Mary Magdalene in Atlanta, Georgia. The meeting started off with a...