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

Benches in Glasgow Square were covered with candles and flowers in honor of Brianna Ghey, a victim of transphobic violence.

Why does the media have trouble covering transphobic violence?

Caroline Boone, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

Brianna Ghey was 16 years old, and according to her family, she was “beautiful, witty, and hilarious.” “She was a larger than life character who would leave a lasting impression on all that met...

The “Harry Potter” franchise is one of the most profitable in the world, with the films alone grossing a total of $9.7 billion.

‘Hogwarts Legacy’ game sparks conversations about prejudice

Alex Souvignier, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

With the release of “Hogwarts Legacy,” the newest “Harry Potter” game developed by Avalanche Software, the conversation about J.K. Rowling’s prejudice and controversial beliefs continues. In...

How to ‘spring break’ safely

How to ‘spring break’ safely

March 3, 2023

Spring break is finally here! After seven weeks of class that have felt like an eternity, Guilford students are finally getting some much-deserved down time. Along with all of Guilford’s classrooms,...

Overdose kits similar to this one can help save lives.

The struggle of constantly living on the brink

Roman Raies, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

The addiction crisis impacts everyone from the famous and affluent to those on the least seen and most misunderstood margins of society, including undocumented immigrants, the chronically homeless and...

Guilford students’ most disliked social media platforms

Alex Souvignier, Staff Writer February 25, 2023

Of the myriad of social media platforms and apps on the internet, none are spared from criticism and contempt, especially from the Guilford student body. From Twitter to TikTok and Instagram to Imgur,...

Black history teaches us about the past and informs our present

Black history teaches us about the past and informs our present

February 24, 2023

The assassinations of Malcolm X and MLK. The passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which included the Fair Housing Act. The...

NC A&T’s Cold Steel Drumline performed in Founders Hall on Feb. 2 as part of Guilford College’s Black History Month kickoff.

The pros and cons of Black History Month programming at Guilford College

Avela Chiya February 24, 2023

It’s Black History Month! For the entire month of February, Guilford College is taking  time to recognize Black influence, voices, contributions and culture.  One of the most defining attributes...

U.S. Navy sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2 recover a high-altitude surveillance balloon off the coast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Feb. 5, 2023.

Historical context grounds rising speculation for answer on Chinese balloon

Roman Raies, Guest Writer February 17, 2023

News coverage has recently taken a decidedly shortsighted view of a Chinese surveillance balloon that was shot down by a U.S. fighter plane over the coast of South Carolina.  Despite U.S. accusations...

Cards, chocolate and a little history for Valentines Day

Cards, chocolate and a little history for Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2023

Ah, Valentine's Day. Elementary school students exchange paper valentines in shoeboxes, middle-school students seek nervous crushes and college students complain about being single. But what is the origin...

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