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Staff Editorial: Message from the incoming editor-in-chief: Expanding community

Staff Editorial: Message from the incoming editor-in-chief: Expanding community

April 20, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Besides football, working with the newspaper was my only activity in high school, and I knew I wanted to continue both once I got to college. I enrolled in Jeff Jeske’s introduction to journalism course in the spring of my first year at Guilford. I got my first article assignment just a week into the...

“My Dear Melancholy” invokes nostalgia

“My Dear Melancholy” invokes nostalgia

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, returns slightly to the darker vibe of his earlier work. “My Dear Melancholy,” the latest EP he dropped, has fans and critics wondering who broke his heart. The Weeknd is known for his music being dark and sexy. It sounds similar to some of his older projects...

Experiences abroad

Experiences abroad

Lana Heltzel, Senior Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

People love to poke fun of me when I say I studied abroad in Munich. “Ah, Europe,” they say, in faux-posh accents. “How ever so worldly you are now, far more enlightened than us American philistines.” And as much as I would love to maintain the image that I spent my study abroad discussing...

Letter To The Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

To the Editor: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent 10 hours, over the course of two days, testifying before both houses of Congress last week. That news rightly took a back seat to reports of a grisly chemical weapons attack against people in the Syrian town of Douma, and of President Trump’s...

“A Quiet Place” transforms horror genre

“A Quiet Place” transforms horror genre

Nathan Rabiej, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

“A Quiet Place” hit theatres on April 6, ending the long wait of many horror fans, such as myself, for a good flick. For a lot of us, the last good scare we had was the reimagining of Stephen King’s “It.” What makes “A Quiet Place” especially endearing is that John Krasinski, who many of...

ECG student talks about transition in college

ECG student talks about transition in college

Madeline Edwards, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

I began my time as an Early College student in the ninth grade at 14-years-old in the white buildings with the green tops near the Frank Family Science Center. I spent two years in those buildings, taking many honors and Advanced Placement classes. Even with these classes and others telling me what the...

Staff Editorial: Safety at Serendipity starts with the students

Staff Editorial: Safety at Serendipity starts with the students

April 13, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Serendipity is coming up soon, and The Guilfordian editorial board would like to encourage all students to be safe. Our biggest suggestion is to always, always travel and stay with a trusted group. Drinking responsibly is vital. Stay with a trustworthy group who will watch your back, and never...

Sexuality should not be barrier to donation

Sexuality should not be barrier to donation

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Will you donate blood? Can you donate blood? It’s not as simple as, “Do you have any blood-borne illnesses that could make your blood unusable for our services?” While there are understandable restrictions on donations as it relates to medical conditions, there are some that remain outdated....

New census question damaging for nation

New census question damaging for nation

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

The census, which has been around since 1790, is supposed to be a representation of the people who live in our country. It should be representative, a reference for both citizens and legislators to see an approximate depiction of who lives in the United States. However, the Trump administration has...