The Guilfordian

Students stand together to face their fears, fight the silence and take back the night

Students stand together to face their fears, fight the silence and take back the night

C.J. Green and Daphne Hankins

April 20, 2012


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Silence illuminates the night sky and amplifies the crackling flames in the bonfire pit. A circle of people forms around the fire, as wind and fear will not stop them from their goal: at this moment, they will take back the night. This was the scene last Wednesday night, April 11, as Guilford students...

National Geographic writer discusses Child Brides project

National Geographic writer discusses Child Brides project

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012


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“Hello comrades,” said National Geographic writer Cynthia Gorney as she entered the Journalism class with Jon Sawyer, founding executive director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting on April 4. Along with Wake Forest University and High Point University, Guilford College recently joined...

Vigil commemorates Trayvon Martin, debate continues

Vigil commemorates Trayvon Martin, debate continues

Bryan Dooley, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012


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Silence and a tranquil rain marked the April 4 vigil for Trayvon Martin as the college participated in the “1,000 Campus Vigil” in solidarity and support for Martin and his family. “I had so much emotion in me each day,” said senior Nina Frazier, organizer of the vigil. “With every new development...

Guilford earns national recognition for community service

Guilford earns national recognition for community service

Zachary Thomas, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012


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Have you ever helped out at the community garden? Participated in Solarpalooza over fall break? Volunteered at the Glen Haven apartment complex? Or assisted students down the road at Newcomers School for a day? If so, you’re part of the reason why the Corporation for National and Community Service...

Access granted? Guilfordian evaluates Founders accessibility

Victor Lopez, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012


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Imagine waking up in a world where reaching the sink, using the bathroom, or getting in and out of doors were monumental tasks. This is the world that junior Bryan Dooley wakes up to on a daily basis. Dooley uses a wheelchair, making it difficult to get around. This can cause the feeling of living...

Faculty opposes N.C. marriage amendment

David Pferdekamper, News Editor

April 13, 2012


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This past Wednesday, the college's faculty became the second Guilford College body to approve a proposal to oppose Amendment One. This comes after Community Senate passed a similar proposal earlier this year. CCE SGA is considering joining Community Senate in their declaration, but have yet to make a...

Opponents say “I do not” to N.C. marriage amendment

Justyn, Melrose

April 6, 2012


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Through one amendment to the North Carolina constitution, the ever-broadening spectrum of what can be considered a legal union could be shrunk down to one shape and one phrase: “marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this State." The...

Community and compromise: The woods policy debate continues as students and faculty meet to discuss options for next year

Daphne Hankins, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012


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As students and administrators came together at a recent forum to discuss the high-tension issues that have surrounded the current woods policy, there was no promise of compromise. The discussion held on March 29, however, proved to be enlightening and civil, as students voiced their concern at losing...

Burns, baby, Burns: Ken Burns returns for 2011-12 Byran Series

Burns, baby, Burns: Ken Burns returns for 2011-12 Byran Series

Linda Catoe, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012


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By the time PBS “National Parks” documentary filmmaker Ken Burns walked out on stage on March 27 as the third speaker in the 2011-12 Bryan Series, the audience buzzed with a sense of something a lot more than just the sum of our parks. President and Professor of Political Science Kent Chabotar...