The Guilfordian

Education project aims to build brighter future for refugee children

Education project aims to build brighter future for refugee children

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

On May 12, 2018, a fire swept through apartment G in the Summit-Cone complex, located at the busy intersection of Cone Boulevard and Summit Avenue in Greensboro. Tragically, Emmanuel and Furaha Mugabo, who came to Greensboro as refugees originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, lost their five...

Resettling in Greensboro: Glimpses into the lives of refugees

Resettling in Greensboro: Glimpses into the lives of refugees

Mohamed Togol, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

Author’s note: This project, a photo essay completed for the Fall 2019 Guilfordian Practicum course, is aimed at raising awareness about the living conditions of refugees who resettle in the Greensboro area. The photos and text included depict some of the areas that are known to refugees an...

Finding sense of place brings strength, peace, wholeness

Finding sense of place brings strength, peace, wholeness

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

December 27, 2019

“One of our biggest difficulties...is that we live so much in language and so much in a mediated world of electronic media and print media... all of which tends to distance us from our connection with the natural world. Getting to that sense beyond language is not only healthy for personal spiritual...

Many black quarterbacks seize success in 2019

Many black quarterbacks seize success in 2019

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

December 21, 2019

As the NFL enters its 13th week, we continue to see successful endeavors from teams like the Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks, both of which have African American quarterbacks. Lamar Jackson, the starting QB for the Ravens, is undoubtedly a top contender for MVP, solidifying himself as one of th...

Tale of young female wrestler illustrates gender bias

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

December 21, 2019

In the realm of contemporary sports, wrestling sets itself apart because of its history. Wrestling has existed for 15,000 years and was one of the events at the first Olympic games held in 776 B.C. Although wrestling typically has been a male-dominated sport for most of its history, the sport’s d...

O’Halloran creates momentum for swim team

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

As the fall 2019 semester is coming to a close, Guilford’s swim team is completing its most successful semester in recent history. The team is 6-1, and in addition, it won its first invitational in program history. “Overall, I believe that this has been one of the most successful seasons as a tea...

NFL pass interference rule stirs controversy

NFL pass interference rule stirs controversy

Carter Davis, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Before the 2019 NFL season, the pass interference review rule was officially established, which has caused a lot of conflict around the league. The final rule means that pass interference reviews are granted after the two-minute warning of each half of the game and also during overtime. “The idea of the p...

German film series finishes with ‘Dr. Mabuse’

Lana Heltzel, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2019

Hosted by Professor of Foreign Languages Dave Limburg, the “Struggle for Justice” film series ended on Wednesday, Dec. 11 with a showing of “The Testament of Dr. Mabuse” by famed director Fritz Lang. The film series showcased movies that were created during the era of the Weimar Republic; and a...

Staff Editorial: Keeping the lessons of kindness alive

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

This semester, we have been bombarded by sordid tales of impeachment proceedings and heartbreaking accounts of gun violence in our communities, both near and far. The recent deaths of Carol Spinney, who portrayed Big Bird for decades on Sesame Street, and Fred Rogers, our beloved Mister Rogers, seem ...