The Guilfordian

‘Uncut Gems’ takes us for a ride: Adam Sandler gets his win

Aaron Eisenberg, Opinion Editor

April 7, 2020

When I mentioned that I wanted to see “Uncut Gems” to my friends, my interest was immediately met with hesitation and discouragement. “Oh god, Adam Sandler?” Yes, Adam Sandler.  “Uncut Gems” has easily made it to the top of movies I find to be enticing. It is truly an incredible experie...

Sam Mendes brings new war-movie spectacle

Sam Mendes, director of 1917.

Francisco Montenegro, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

“1917” is the latest spectacle from director Sam Mendes, known for his work on “Skyfall.” Like Christopher Nolan’s WWII film “Dunkirk” from 2017, this film is a brilliant showcase of cinematography and suspense. However, this WWI tale takes a more emotional route, demonstrating the horror...

In the wake of Westboro, there is a lesson

The love barrier made during WBC’s recent visit.

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!

Thanksgiving greeting, hopefully the inspiration for a great movie.

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, the director who impersonated Hitler.

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 ...