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During the month of Ramadan, an iftar meal, like the one pictured here, is eaten to break the fast once the sun sets.

Recognizing Ramadan

Caroline Boone, Staff Writer April 9, 2023

Ramadan, which means “burning heat,” is a month-long holiday observed by Muslims since the seventh century. Many celebrate it through selfless deeds, prayer and fasting, typically from sunrise to sundown....

North Carolina Sen. Amy Galey sponsored  SB49, a new bill that prohibits discussions of gender and sexual identity in classrooms from kindergarten to fourth grade.

N.C. Senate passes ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill: What does this mean for students?

Caroline Boone, Staff Writer April 1, 2023

North Carolina’s Senate has added to the over 420 anti-LGBTQ bills introduced in state legislatures nationwide in 2023 with SB49, deemed a “Don’t Say Gay” bill by critics.  The so-called “Parents’...

A Woman’s Choice of Greensboro is woman-owned and woman-operated, providing discreet and open-minded reproductive healthcare to our community.

A guide to navigating abortion care in a post-Roe Greensboro

Sarah Smiley, Social Justice Editor March 24, 2023

When the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade last June, the constitutional right to an abortion disappeared. The decision now falls to the states to create legislation regarding the accessibility of...

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 Counseling Center at Guilford offers one-on-one counseling services at 1203 Rachel Carson Court.

Do you want to talk about it?

Caroline Boone, Staff Writer February 17, 2023

Over 60% of college students meet the criteria for at least one mental health condition, according to the 2013-2021 Healthy Minds Study. Student mental health is a pressing concern for professors and administrators,...

Student organizers have worked to make ECGs annual Mr. ECG pageant, on Feb. 17 this year, an event with a more inclusive perspective.

How to fix a ‘beauty’ pageant

Caroline Boone, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

  Every year, seniors at the Early College at Guilford (ECG) compete for the title of Mr. ECG in a pageant and talent show. Many students avoid the event, and few teachers attend, because they...

The Wellness Center at Guilford is coordinating free STD testing in Founders Hall on Valentine’s Day from 12 to 2 p.m.

Getting busy this Valentine’s Day?

Sarah Smiley, Social Justice Editor February 11, 2023

For Valentine’s Day this year, get yourself something other than a box of chocolates: Get tested for STDs. The Wellness Center at Guilford College, in collaboration with the Triad Health Project (THP),...

Eren Tasar engaged with Guilford College students during a Jan. 25 lecture about the Islamic Revolution and the Soviet-Afghan War.

Middle East expert speaks on campus

February 3, 2023

On Jan. 25, Eren Tasar, an associate professor of history at UNC-Chapel Hill, delivered a lecture in association with Guilford's Peace and Conflict Studies Department. Tasar is an expert in Soviet-era...

Staff Editorial: Teaching Black history in America for social justice

February 23, 2022

Public schools in America are often seen as neutral spaces where students from all walks of life have access to an equal and just education. However, public schools embedded in the country’s political...

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