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According to the Smithsonian Institution, the transgender pride flag, pictured here, was designed by trans activist and U.S. Navy veteran Monica Helms in 1999. The light pink and light blue are colors traditionally associated with baby girls and baby boys. The white represents people who are intersex, transitioning, or an undefined gender

Transgender swimmer’s NCAA win could have positive ripple effects

Guilford women's swimming team members say Lia Thomas' participation in the sport is fair and important
Shugo Izumi, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

On March 17, Lia Thomas, a transgender female swimmer at the University of Pennsylvania, won the 500-yard NCAA freestyle event in Atlanta at 4:33.24. Thomas, a senior, also had good times in the 100- and...

Jason Foulks drains a short jumper in a game against Randolph College on December 1, 2021, at Guilford College.

Putting the student in student-athlete

Jason Foulks has been successful on the court and in the classroom
Logan King, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

When brains meet the court, it is a dangerous combination. Jason Foulks is a 6-foot 5-inch senior forward who has been a part of the program for four years and is a devoted student who also focuses on...

Luge athlete Andriy Mandziy of Ukraine competes at the 2022 Winter Olympics on Feb. 6, 2022.

Controversy leaves its mark on 2022 Winter Olympics

Sabrina Lavine, Staff Writer February 27, 2022

After four years, the Winter Olympics returned this month, and the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games certainly have been memorable ones. This year's Games not only had to face the lasting effects of the COVID-19...

Who’s your pick for the Super Bowl?

Guilford students weigh in
Colin Smith, Staff Writer February 13, 2022

The Super Bowl has been a yearly tradition for football fans since 1967. It's a time when people come together to have parties or go out and watch the game with friends and family. This year, the game...

Lewandowski and Putellas win FIFA’s best players of the year awards

Rodrigo Gudino De Grote, Staff Writer February 5, 2022

According to The Guardian, Robert Lewandowski has won the 2021 FIFA Men's Player of the Year award, beating Lionel Messi to the title, and Alexia Putellas has won the 2021 FIFA Women's Player of the Year...

Guilford introduces intramural athletics program

Hayes Henderson , Staff Writer February 5, 2022

Signups for intramural sports are open, and it is time for the Quakers to get involved. Guilford College provides activities for students with a wide variety of interests, from academics and athletics...

Alexis Woods kneeling at the center of the basketball court in the Ragan-Brown Field House.

The responsibilities of a student-athlete

Gabriela Vazquez, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

At Guilford College, student-athletes are viewed as strong, disciplined leaders. They have a lot on their plates, from practice and games to multiple classes a day. A student-athlete must have a positive...

Guilford students share their thoughts on unvaccinated NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers

Rodrigo Gudino de Grote, Staff Writer November 20, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of life, including sports. Professional sports were able to resume play thanks to strict COVID protocols which ensured the safety of participants. However,...

Q&A with freshman left-winger, Adrian Pineda

Gabriela Vasquez, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

On Oct. 21, 2021, the Guilfordian interviewed Adrian Pineda, a first-year student and left-winger on Guilford’s men’s soccer team. Pineda is majoring in Business Administration. He enjoys making memories...

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