The Guilfordian

First-years embrace Guilford

First-years embrace Guilford

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

It was a late night during the first-year orientation week at the traditional Passing of the Light ceremony when something very special happened. “During the passing of the light, I saw Ben James give his candle to another student because they did not have one. Ben was the only one who acknowledged...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

September 7, 2018


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Guilford opens new academic year with Convocation and Passing of the Light Ceremony On Wednesday, Aug. 22, student and faculty leaders formally welcomed Guilford’s new students into the college community with a convocation and a candlelight ceremony. The assembly and ceremony were held as a part o...

Guilford College outsources housekeeping management

Guilford College outsources housekeeping management

Finn Williamson and Andrew Walker

May 4, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Web Exclusive

Starting in May, Guilford College will be outsourcing the management of its housekeeping staff, though the College will retain the same housekeeping employees. “In terms of the organization of it, what we’re doing is contracting it out, and all of the individuals that work for us will just be remai...

Guilford tackles food insecurity

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

A study conducted by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness reported that 44 percent of students cut the size of their meals or skipped meals altogether because there was not enough money. 20 percent did not eat for an entire day for the same reason. According to a report from...

Student’s family fears statewide operation

Student’s family fears statewide operation

Fernando Jiménez, Senior Photographer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

On Monday, April 16, local immigrant rights group American Friends Service Committee/Siembra North Carolina held an assembly and press conference to stand in solidarity with sophomore Maria Peralta Porras, whose stepfather was detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement this past week. An estimated...

Nydorf, McAlister present results from research

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

From boxwood and catalpa wood carvings to children’s picture books, the faculty research presentations representing Guilford’s art and English and creative writing departments on Wednesday, April 11 featured the recent projects of Professor of Art Roy Nydorf and Visiting Instructor of English Caroline...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

“Love, Respect and Empowerment” dance event recognizes National Sexual Assault Awareness Month The JPS/WGSS 350 Women, Crime and Criminal Justice class hosted a dance event on Tuesday, April 17 to recognize National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event, entitled “Love, Respect and Empo...

Hege Library serves as host for GUS

Hege Library serves as host for GUS

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Eight hours. Over 60 presentations and performances. One building. The 2018 Guilford Undergraduate Symposium, an annual event that allows Guilford students to share their academic works with the community, was held on Wednesday, April 18. The symposium was co-sponsored by Guilford Friends of the Library. For...

Limebike use continues to grow

Limebike use continues to grow

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

Since LimeBike’s founding last year, more than 1 million riders have used a LimeBike, according to the company’s year-end report. LimeBike is a dockless bike-sharing program intended to facilitate transportation on college campuses. On Oct. 11, 2017, LimeBikes were introduced to Guilford at the...