The Guilfordian

Major Mixer engages students and faculty

Students line up at the Education Studies table to learn more about what the major has to offer.

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 10, a student major mixer was hosted in Guided Discovery on the first floor of Hege Library. Every major available at Guilford was on display for students to explore and question. First-year students scattered about asking questions, participating in games and getting free candy. However,...

‘It’s OK to Be White’ posters circulate around Guilford’s campus, raise community’s concerns

Posters saying,

Ramya Krishna, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On Sept. 29, junior Connor Potts was parking in the Hendricks lot for their 8:30 a.m. class when they discovered a partially folded-over poster stuck to a lamppost. “I was like, do not tell me that says what I think it says,” said Potts. “So I got out of the car. There’s a feeling you get...

Peaceful Assembly policy angers students

Drawn in stark black and white, the large text framing the image reads,

Ramya Krishna, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On Oct. 5, Guilford students added photos of a poster that had been disseminated around campus, titled “Read the Student Handbook’s Protest Policy,” to their Snapchat stories. There was no identifying information except the artists’ signature in the bottom left corner (Ghost) and an email address...

Art on the Quad highlights student talent within the art department

Sophie McDowell showcasing her woodcut print.

Mohamed Togol, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On a sunny Wednesday, Oct. 9, the Guilford College art department presented Art On The Quad. This annual event showcases the artwork of Guilford students. The event included painting, sewing, ceramics, cardboard tower building and live music. Senior ceramics major Whitley Sink showed Guilford students...

Guilford College PRIDE launches a new year

Guilford PRIDE club

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

Artist Chuck Egerton's self-portrait in

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

Beth Sheffield of the Greensboro Public Library and author Osha Gray Davidson discuss racial issues of the past and present at Greensboro's One City, One Book kickoff event

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. Harris only spoke for a half-hour during her Aug. 25 campaign rally in Greensboro, but she made sure to cover major policy points in her remarks.

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...