The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

A collection of painted pink wooden hearts, one of the most common symbols of Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day: Twisted into a ‘love-filled’ consumerist nightmare

Nova Hightower, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

I was born on Valentine's Day. Like anyone cursed to be born on a holiday, this has led to an odd mix of guilt and dislike toward Feb. 14 as a whole, both as a celebration of “love”and a celebration...

Cancel culture has been extremely prevalent in both political and social spheres in the recent decade. To be canceled often involves some form of social ostracization and online criticism.

The cacophony of “cancel culture”: A kaleidoscope of voices

Indu Murugan, Staff Writer January 30, 2024

In the grand scheme of public discourse, "cancel culture" emerges pretty often. While scrolling through X (formerly known as Twitter), TikTok, or Instagram you’ve probably come across swarms of posts...

Stacked Apple devices, from newest on the bottom to oldest on the top.

Are iPhones worth their social prestige?

Jamal Pitts, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

A few weeks ago, I finally bought my very first iPhone. For the first time, I was going to see what all the hype was about. You see, for the past six years of my life, I’ve only owned Android phones....

A snowy winter wonderland in Seattle, Washington, that honestly looks like my worst nightmare.

Brutal honesty about the brutal cold

Maggie Bryson, Staff Writer December 10, 2023

I think winter is the worst season. Nothing is appealing about having to wear eight layers to go outside and still being cold. What is the point of wearing so many layers that you look like the Michelin...

Early College Juniors play a round of pool at one of the grills newest attractions.

The new Grill experience: is it worth eating there?

Grady Tarleton, Staff Writer December 10, 2023

After being closed for nearly a full semester, the Grill reopened Nov. 14 with very little fanfare. The new space sports a renovated kitchen, a new paint job, tables for pool and ping pong, and a line...

On Gaza

On Gaza

December 1, 2023

Would you bomb a school to take out a school shooter? Probably not, but Israel might. This has been the situation in Gaza for over a month.  While the focus has been on Oct. 7, we ask: what about Oct....

Mental health spelled out using wooden letter tiles.

Improving mental health: A student’s perspective

Derrick Wilson, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

Let's talk about why mental health is so important, plus ways to keep a positive mental space. Mental health has always been a trending topic for many doctors, therapists and other professionals. It...

Former President Barack Obama pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey, the staple food of that holiday //Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Is holiday food worth looking forward to anymore?

Grady Tarleton, Derrick Wilson December 1, 2023

By Grady Tarleton The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes gifts, breaks, and seasonal foods that we save for only a few days every year. Some of them are good, some of them are meh and a lot...

The Saturday Night Live stage is an iconic New York location where many comedians and other celebrities have entertained audiences with their opening monologues and musical performances for years.

Saturday Night Live masks controversial topics with humor once again for its 2023 Halloween special

Darren Brumbach, Staff Writer November 20, 2023

If you have a TV, a smartphone, a computer, or a combination of the three, you’ve most likely come across NBC’s Saturday Night Live at some point. The show has been around since the mid-1970s and has...

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