The Guilfordian

Charlotte Protests

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2016

On Sept. 20, the police killing of 43-year-old black man Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, would ignite a series of protests throughout the state, from the streets of Charlotte to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro. There are conflicting reports...

Let’s stop justifying racism

Julia Geaney-Moore, Guest Writer

October 22, 2016

Black citizens are 2.7 times more likely to be shot by the police than white citizens, according to the Fatal Encounters database. This is an astounding number. Each case has different circumstances, but the fact remains that police officers, the very people who are charged with protecting citizens,...

ODI will create community conversations, more inclusivity

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

October 22, 2016

To live up to its mission, Guilford College needs an Office of Diversity and Inclusion. For some members of the Guilford community, I’m sure it doesn’t feel awfully long ago that former President Kent Chabotar announced the Administrative and Program Services Assessment initiative. It took...

Student groups speak against our investments

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

October 21, 2016

From Greensboro to Palestine, Guilford College has money invested in all types of companies. For student and alumni groups Integrity for Guilford and Guilfordians for Justice, it is important to know how ethical these investments are. For this reason, on Oct. 1, students gathered for an eight-hour...

When Say Yes says no

Naari Honor, Web Editor

September 30, 2016

The sun provided a natural spotlight for the plethora of local news crews that surrounded Voces de Guilford Dreamers, a group of undocumented Guilford County high school students and recent graduates carrying homemade signs sporting colors generally reserved to symbolism the patriotism of the United...

Students stand in solidarity with protesters in Charlotte

Clare Forrister and Nellie Vinograd

September 21, 2016

  Update: 9-22-16 at 10:35 p.m. Protests continue tonight and will likely continue through the weekend. A Guilford student protester was arrested last night at approximately 9 p.m., one of many protesters who were jailed. The student has now been released with the help of organizers, wh...

Students strut stuff in first fashion show

Students strut stuff in first fashion show

Nicole Zelniker, Managing Editor

April 29, 2016

Artificial lights brightened the quad for the models who were preparing in a tent for their runway debut. On April 25, students walked in Guilford College’s first Intersectionality Fashion Show. “It was our first time ever doing the fashion show,” said sophomore Iris Suarez. “(We didn’t)...

Greensboro’s fight for food security continues

Chris Collins & Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writers

April 29, 2016

Do you know what a food desert is? How about food insecurity? After asking 10 Greensboro citizens downtown, only one knew. “If you are not aware of someone who is hungry, it is not like AIDS, cancer or diabetes that strikes everyone,” Out of the Garden Project Founder Don Milholin told The Guilfordian....