The Guilfordian

In your faith: GCRO’s Religious Emphasis Week at Guilford

In your faith: GCRO’s Religious Emphasis Week at Guilford

Keyla Beebe, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012


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While many students at Guilford may not consider themselves religious, most can easily empathize with a story of being pranked by waking up to a giant poster of George W. Bush over your bed. Luby Casey Campus Ministry visitor Shane Claiborne told this and many other stories as he spoke at the New...

Guilford’s green tours: spotlighting Guilford’s sustainability

Guilford’s green tours: spotlighting Guilford’s sustainability

Ali Krantzler, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012


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Walking around campus, some may not notice all of the green changes that have been made to make Guilford more sustainable. The college’s efforts go further than what may be seen up close. To make people more aware of Guilford’s sustainability mission, “Green Tours,” sponsored by the Admiss...

Senate discussing nudity policy on Guilford campus

Alex Lindberg, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012


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Under North Carolina general statute 14-190.9, “any person who shall willfully expose the private parts of his or her person in any public place and in the presence of any other person or persons, except for those places designated for a public purpose where the same sex exposure is incidental to a...

Survey seeks student feedback on diversity at Guilford

Aaron Hall, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012


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Students at Guilford may have noticed recent announcements about a survey being collected by the Diversity Action Committee— the Community Climate Survey. But what is the Community Climate Survey exactly, and what does it mean for Guilford students? According to David Hammond, professor of theatre...

Life in the Admissions Department in the eyes of Andy Strickler

Michael MacVane, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012


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Andy Strickler came to Guilford College at the beginning of this school year as the new director of admission. Strickler is in for a lot of hard work in these upcoming months as he faces new plans and budget cuts. The Guilfordian sat down with the director of admission to talk about his role and how...

Financial setbacks call for re-examination of financial policies

Victor Lopez, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012


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With Board of Trustees meetings looming, coupled with the new fiscal year approaching, Guilford College administrators continue to try to understand the long-term implications of the new state-based aid fund and what those changes will mean for the college as a whole. Randy Doss, vice president for...

New library construction hopes to foster collaborative work

Zachary Thomas, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012


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With shiny steel beams, large wooden arcs and the occasional buzz of a power drill, remodeling in the Hege Library is well underway. If you have visited the Hege Library any time recently, you have most likely seen the construction and renovation going on near the Reference Desk on the building’s main...

Lost in transition: College loses $2.2 million in state-based aid over two years

Victor Lopez, Staff Writer

January 22, 2012


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Recently North Carolina state legislators eliminated the state’s current student aid program for private colleges and universities. The sudden cut will affect student financial aid at Guilford College by $2.2 million over two years while a new, centralized need-based system is put in place. The college...

New wireless update promises improvements

Alex Lindberg, Staff Writer

January 22, 2012


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Ever since its first implementation, the Guilford College wireless system has been criticized as slow and unreliable. Some feel that one is lucky to stay connected for a long period of time. However, new improvements to the system may make those connection problems disappear. The Guilford Information...