The Guilfordian

Tents add new level of comfort to Hege Library

Tents add new level of comfort to Hege Library

Ayesha Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

We’ve all been there before: long nights studying for tomorrow’s exam, spending hours trying to understand a concept for class, getting frustrated while writing an essay about a topic that makes absolutely no sense or being so incredibly overwhelmed with work that you just need a break. You get...

Nike boycotters miss point of peaceful protest

Nike boycotters miss point of peaceful protest

Lana Heltzel, Executive Copy Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

There’s five pairs of shoes in there, I’m going to let them all burn,” Twitter user AlterAtYeshiva says over a tinny recording of the national anthem as he shoves his Nike sneakers into a fire pit. “Because Nike decided to make Colin Kaepernick their ambassador when he doesn’t share the opinions...

Sexism or not, keep cool

Sexism or not, keep cool

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Serena Williams had the chance to tie the record for for major singles titles at the U.S. Open, but that chance was taken by the “thief” umpire in the final against Naomi Osaka on Sept. 8. Williams was fined $17,000 for code violations during the U.S. Open match against Osaka. She was fined $10,000...

Pressure on success can add unnecessary stress

Pressure on success can add unnecessary stress

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Personal success alone is not the key to happiness. This may seem obvious but in the daily hustle to get my articles in on times, get all As, work out and find time to practice my hobbies, I have often forgotten to enjoy the moment and live for today. Our culture is notoriously competitive. This is...

Staff Editorial: Florence sparks discussion of media accuracy

Staff Editorial: Florence sparks discussion of media accuracy

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Prior to hurricane Florence hitting the United States’ atlantic coast, many news reports from several media outlets, including newspapers, television and radio, emphasized the dangers of the storm, which began as a category five hurricane. The iminent disaster was highlighted as a reason for seeking...

Staff needs to go from neglected to respected

Staff needs to go from neglected to respected

Jenni Camhi, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Guilford, like all colleges across the globe, is run by a plethora of contributors. A Guilford education involves guidance and assistance from teachers, coaches and faculty, but the list does not stop there. Living on Guilford’s campus also involves services less acknowledged or even unseen by students. Unfortunately,...

“To All the Boys I Loved Before” falls short of novel

“To All the Boys I Loved Before” falls short of novel

Ashton McKenzie, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Warning: SPOILERS! “To All The Boys I Loved Before,” released on August 17, has taken the teenage audience by storm as the initially fake relationship between Lara Jean, played by Lana Condor, and Peter, played by Noah Centineo, becomes the fantasy love most people cheesily seek throughout their li...

“The Nun” offers more of the same story

“The Nun” offers more of the same story

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

I’m not an avid fan of the horror genre. It is not that horror movies scare me, rather, I find horror movies humorous more often than not. With a Rotten Tomato rating of 29%, I was not expecting blood-curdling terror from “The Nun,” but rather rib-tickling humor. After watching the movie, I...

Renovations provide traffic obstacles

Renovations provide traffic obstacles

Brendan Shoemaker, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

We have all seen the changes and renovations occurring around Guilford’s campus that began last school year. This transitionary period saw the renewal of Binford Hall, the construction of a new addition to the art building and new locker rooms and entrances for the Ragan-Brown Field House. All have...