The Guilfordian

Guilford students petition to change name of Duke Hall

Mads Bradley, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Duke Memorial Hall is a staple building on campus, housing the Political Science, Foreign Language and Mathematics departments. However, in the past weeks, there have been growing concerns about Duke’s name. Guilford student Gretchen Waldorf started a petition on change.org in an effort to change...

Guilford College conducts program prioritization and review

Taron Lilly, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

For the first time in over five years, Guilford College’s academic programs and student organizations are under a microscope. In an email sent by the Division of Student Affairs on Oct. 5, Guilfordians were notified that the college is engaged in a review of its academic and administrative programs. In...

Downtown Greensboro comes together for Breonna Taylor

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Following the Sept. 23 decision of the Louisville grand jury to release all but one police officer involved in Breonna Taylor’s murder with no charges, a peaceful march was held in downtown Greensboro on Sept. 24 to honor Taylor’s life and to mourn the lack of justice she recieved. Beginning at...

COVID-19 Update

Hannah Preston, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

This week the United States surpassed 200 thousand deaths due to COVID-19 and over seven million cases since December 2019, Johns Hopkins reports. In light of these high cases, Guilford College looks very different this during the fall 2020 semester. Classes are online, athletics are canceled and...

Bonner Scholars work to turn around low voter engagement among Guilford College students

Bonner Scholars work to turn around low voter engagement among Guilford College students

Avi Kumar, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

    The voter engagement at Guilford College is low, and the Bonner Scholars program wants to do something about it. In one of a series of attempts to get more students at Guilford College to go out and vote, the Bonner Scholars program hosted several registration stations arou...

Guilford names interim president after President Jane Fernandes steps down

Carol Moore, Guilford College interim president

Jenni Camhi and Pierson Kye, Editor-in-Chief and News Editor

August 18, 2020

As the 2020-21 academic year begins, Guilford College students and faculty alike are entering a new semester with several recent changes in administration. One of the first changes that came to light, the resignation of Guilford President Jane Fernandes, was announced on June 26. Fernandes said she plans to ...

Coronavirus forces change for three-week courses

Mylène Dressler, Associate Professor of English, and fellow Associate Professor Diya Abdo had to change their planned three-week, study-abroad course to a class they titled Writing in Real Time // Photo by Maia Dery.

Reagan Bednar and Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer and News Editor

May 24, 2020

With Guilford finding itself in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, closing its campus and offering online-only classes, many three-week session classes didn’t go according to original plans. Some professors were forced to make drastic alterations in lesson plans or in some cases, cancel them all ...