The Guilfordian

Possible Trader Joe’s in Greensboro … not in my back yard?

Bryan Dooley and Kim Kleimeier

February 10, 2012

Fresh, organic produce, international products, friendly customer service and grocery shopping that doesn’t cost a fortune. All of this can be found in one store: Trader Joe’s, which might be coming to Greensboro, though nothing is past the rumor stage yet. Although many citizens would welcome a...

Senate sends alcohol policy proposal to administration for approval

Senate sends alcohol policy proposal to administration for approval

Thomas Deane, Staff Writer

February 10, 2012

Last semester, Guilford students hoped to put on an event in which local beer would be served, but at the last minute were told they couldn’t offer the beer. At a different on-campus event, alumni were served alcohol. The issue of equality and consistency regarding Guilford’s alcohol policies...

$3 million Founders Hall renovation slated for Summer 2012

Victor Lopez, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012

Guilford College administrators say a $3 million Founders Hall renovation that will change the look and function of the student union’s existing structure will take place this summer. Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Aaron Fetrow said that the college wants the new Founders...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...