The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: Our vision for 2020

May 29, 2020

Welcome back to Guilford for the spring semester! We’ve at last landed in a new decade. It feels like change is on the horizon, doesn’t it? 2020 seems to be bound for big, new developments. The 2020 presidential election is getting ever-closer, and the discourse surrounding it becomes more intense...

Another Golden Globes come and gone

Ricky Gervais, host of the 2020 Golden Globes

Saber Chadili, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

The 77th annual Golden Globes aired on NBC, on Jan. 5, celebrating the achievements in the film and television industry of the last year. A-list celebrities gathered together, anticipating their own awards while also cheering for their peers. Host and stand-up comedian Ricky Gervais certainly brought...

Why you need ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ right now

Saber Chadili, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

What’s better than cute talking animals, adorable furniture, stylish clothes, non-stressful game play and online multiplayer possibilities? Nothing -- and  “Animal Crossing” has all of that and then some.  This popular life-simulation game was introduced to the world on April 14, 2001, an...

Doing essential work raises fears for immigrant families

draft work authorization letters-NC Dept of Agriculture

Laura Quiceno, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

With the coronavirus being a threat for many of us it is hard to think about having to stop going to work. But the government has put up a state law that only essential labor can continue in the United States. As of now, my family has been lucky enough to continue having income to pay our bills. My husband...

Staying social at a distance

Discord.com screenshot-JPEG

Jade Dalton, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

A lot of people have been having trouble socially distancing themselves during the quarantine. Not being able to go out and see your friends and enjoy yourself can be hard, but what about the people who don’t normally go out?  For the most part people are social animals; they need to talk to other pe...

Pets bring silver lining to their quarantined owners

photo for pets and people-Emma Hines

Emma Hines, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

Confusion, fear and determination: all words describing feelings many have faced during this COVID-19 quarantine.  And I’m not talking about just people either. I’m talking about our furry friends, our pets. Our friends have noticed by now that their human companions are staying home a lot more...

Time of panic requires clarity of news

photo for Kye opinion piece

Pierson Kye, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

Things change. Life happens. Not everything goes according to plan. Originally, my next piece in The Guilfordian would have been an op-ed about the bell that rings every hour and can be heard all across campus. I would have thrown in an Anita Ward joke and claimed that members of the Guilford community...

Anime classic ‘Tokyo Godfathers’ has complex characters, vibrant visuals

Anime classic 'Tokyo Godfathers' has complex characters, vibrant visuals

Francisco Montenegro, Staff Writer

April 26, 2020

In August 2019, the second anime movie directed by Satoshi Kon, “Millennium Actress,” was translated and dubbed in English by the company GKIDS. In March, the group translated his third film, “Tokyo Godfathers,” with a limited dub and sub release in theaters. I was lucky enough to make it to ...

Season two of ‘You’ creeps in

Penn Badgely, star of Netflix series,

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

Joe Goldberg has got to be one of the most annoyingly intriguing people currently discussed in the world of social media. Penn Badgley’s appearance as the character on the Netflix original show, “You,” has been a hit for the past two years. Since it’s premiere on Sept. 9 of 2018, viewers suc...