The Guilfordian

In the wake of Westboro, there is a lesson

In the wake of Westboro, there is a lesson

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Large, angry signs, protests at military funerals and online tracts decrying the world’s descent into immorality all construct the outward identity of the Westboro Baptist Church. They refer to themselves as an “Old School Baptist Church,” claiming to adhere to the Five Points of Calvinism. Y...

Turkey Day for a week, you say? Begone trifling finals!

Turkey Day for a week, you say? Begone trifling finals!

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. Was Thanksgiving break really helpful in de-stressing us students? Was a week enough time to take a step back and regain balance for our mental health? Personally, I believe that the break was necessary, but could’ve been longer. Leaving the campus for a week w...

Taika Waititi brings us a WWII Comedy

Taika Waititi brings us a WWII Comedy

Aaron Eisenberg, Opinion Editor

December 20, 2019

Back on Oct. 18, a film called “Jojo Rabbit” was released in theatres. Though to be clear, it seems more like select theatres, seeing as if you heard about the film you probably had a hard time finding a place to see it, and if you saw it, you probably had trouble finding a convenient time to do so...

Scheduling puts students on Edge

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Just imagine. An opportunity to explore topics typically ignored in the average class, to adventure to places you would never think to go or to delve more deeply into your major than you ever thought possible. A novel concept, advertising genius—the Guilford Edge sounds like the college dream. Unfor...

Clubs become the last remaining vestige of student involvement on Guilford’s campus

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Currently the clubs at Guilford are one of the only ways students remain active outside their studies. Guilford College offers a variety of clubs such as the Black Student Union, Democracy Matters, Biohazard Ultimate Frisbee, Food Justice Club and The Guilfordian, which are only a few out of the 56 clu...

Reboots bastardize beloved animated classics and the loyal fans take the hit

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Cartoons and animated movies have been around for generations, providing a pastime for kids on Saturday mornings while also creating unforgettable memories. Companies know this, so in an attempt to draw on nostalgia they remake these animated shows. What’s unfortunate is that they’re often changed for th...

The Ungrateful Audience: Camp Flog Gnaw marks a trend in the entertainment industry

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Sunday, Nov. 10, the crowd at Tyler the Creator’s “Camp Flog Gnaw” concert booed the rapper Drake offstage during his surprise performance. Drake is world renown for his music, and most would jump at the chance to see him, but this crowd would not have him. The attendees were expecting a ...

Disney streams its way to the top

Matthew Climbingbear, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Disney Plus has been an ongoing conversation starter since the Disney empire announced its plans to create its own streaming platform in 2017. The idea is brilliant on Disney’s end but nonetheless, it’s complete blasphemy that Disney is going through such a hassle just to make even more money th...

New perspective from a newcomer

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Throughout high school little freedom is given, especially at your typical district school. College on the other hand stands as a stark contrast, offering hours of free time and endless opportunities to enjoy life and relax. That’s why it’s essential for a school to have activities and resource...