The Guilfordian

The Dining Hall fails to nourish student-athletes

The Dining Hall fails to nourish student-athletes

Eli Short, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Finally, something we’ve all been waiting for: someone to speak out amongst the student body about the Caf, and I am honored to do so. As students, we get asked the big questions on what we think about the Caf. Is it to our liking? Or could it be better? We tend to shy away from our desired opinions...

Cultural appropriation evident from pop stars

Cultural appropriation evident from pop stars

Mei Lander, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Pop star Ariana Grande has been stirring controversy over accusations of her being culturally appropriative. Many have raised concerns that Grande is taking aspects of other cultures and gaining undeserved profit from them. The first issue that came to light was her skin and hair. She has slowly been ...

Comedians should establish boundaries

Comedians should establish boundaries

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

In the world of comedy, it seems that the topics that comedians choose to talk about are discussed more so than anything else. Political correctness has defined the conversation about comedians in the recent years, particularly comedians whose content focuses on rather touchy subjects. The subjects ...

“The Umbrella Academy” hooks in viewers

“The Umbrella Academy” hooks in viewers

Aubrey Fetzer, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Netflix’s newest foray into super hero storytelling, “The Umbrella Academy” is a mayhem-drenched thrill ride that I couldn’t look away from. Based on the Dark Horse comics series that ran between 2007 and 2008, this emo-infused comic adventure is the realization of creators Gerard Way and Gab...

Staff Editorial: Women’s History Month observed by The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: Women’s History Month observed by The Guilfordian

March 15, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

As March is Women’s History Month, The Guilfordian’s editorial board would like to affirm our dedication to telling the stories of women in the Guilford community and portraying them responsibly and respectfully. This is not the standard practice for all publications, unfortunately; public figures ...

My story as a survivor of relationship abuse

My story as a survivor of relationship abuse

Mei Lander, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

My first time being abused by a partner was  in my junior year of high school. Our friends would never see the side of him that I experienced. By my senior year, we had been broken up for a year and he still was going at it. He found me in the hall when it was empty and backed me into a corner by a c...

The Guilfordian seeks to share your voice, perspectives

The Guilfordian seeks to share your voice, perspectives

February 22, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Recently, a cartoon depicting President Jane Fernandes has circulated around the campus. Based on the drawing, it appears to be a satirical attack against several of the recent updates related to the Guilford Edge project. In the cartoon, the president is shown saying “THE GUILFORD EDGE WILL BRI...

Clique, cringe: guide to Guilford College’s dating atmosphere

Clique, cringe: guide to Guilford College’s dating atmosphere

Aaron Eisenberg

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

With this year’s Valentine’s Day come and gone, perhaps you’re thinking about your romantic standing, asking yourself questions like, “Do I want a relationship?” “Should I be in a relationship?” or more plainly, “Why isn’t anyone obsessed with me?” “Where is my mysterious admirer leavi...

‘Future Man’ film redeems time travel trope

‘Future Man’ film redeems time travel trope

Liam Conolly, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under In Print, Opinion

If I could name one of my defining traits, it would be my absolute and utter disdain for the concept of time travel. It’s chaotic, undefined and far too often promotes overly-convenient and lazy writing in creators. Simply put, it’s a concept that most entertainment should just stay away from. ...