The Guilfordian

Farm Stand offers fresh produce to community

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

The National Center for Health Statistics reported this year that 39.6% of US adults are overweight. It is easy to understand why this statistic is so high in our society where we enjoy high fat, low vitamin meals daily. The Guilford College farm stand has set out to help solve this problem. Tucked aw...

More than just a page in the textbooks: Trump will leave his mark

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

It’s no secret that our current president of the United States, Donald Trump, has made a real spectacle of himself. Some believe that Trump has some good intentions for what he’s doing and continue to support him, while others felt angered and disturbed with his unnerving words. But lately, word has go...

Youth make strides for climate justice

Ramya Krishna, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

From Pac Man and Pong to Overwatch and Fortnite, video games have changed over nearly half a century to become the advanced graphic and gameplay-boosting items that are now synonymous with today’s gaming network. As the future looms before us, gamers and citizens alike should be prepared for the inn...

Quakerism in the Guilford woods: past and present

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

When asked about the Guilford woods, students appear to have a variety of opinionated responses. Many complain about the bugs, the walk or the heat. Others love the serenity or appreciate the dense history of the trails. Yet, one underlying factor connects all of the reasons to love the Guilford woods. ...

Quaker Cupboard begins Reclaimed Breakfast

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

Guilford's Quaker Cupboard has recently started a program called Reclaimed Breakfast. They will be serving free breakfast in King Hall, room 122, from 10:30 to 12:30 a.m. every week day. It is open to all students who can make it.  “The Quaker Cupboard is a student run food pantry available for Guilford stud...

Trump’s possible impeachment causes alarm

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

In the world of politics, U.S. President Donald Trump has been called into question for an impeachment inquiry due to his involvement in a phone call with the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, about the investigation of Joe Biden’s son.     Students at Guilford weighed in on the situation, disc...

Mario Kart Tour ranks as top mobile game

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

With over 10 million first day downloads and a 4.8 star rating on the App Store, it is safe to say that Mario Kart Tour is a hit. Many are satisfied with the simple controls and well-designed graphics, while others are upset about the excessive microtransactions and lack of online competition. In th...

Modern innovations allow video gamers to explore uncharted worlds with virtual reality

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

From Pac Man and Pong to Overwatch and Fortnite, video games have changed over nearly half a century to become the advanced graphic and gameplay-boosting items that are now synonymous with today’s gaming network. As the future looms before us, gamers and citizens alike should be prepared for the inn...

Climate strikes burn through the globe

Climate strikes burn through the globe

Lana Heltzel, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2019

In 2018, leading climate scientists prepared a report for the United Nations on their findings on climate change. The report was dire. According to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), “urgent and unprecedented” changes would be needed in order to keep the Earth’s temperature...