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Guilford College Class of 2019 Commencement

Guilford College Class of 2019 Commencement

Andrew Walker, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

On May 4, 2019, Guilford College held the graduation for the Class of 2019. The commencement speaker was Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, who also received an Honorary Degree. Kristy Shammas '19 was the student speaker and Dwayne Duncan, Jr. '19 gave the welcome from the Student Body President. The Voices...

Growing season on Guilford College Farm

Growing season on Guilford College Farm

Mei Lander, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

The Guilford College Farm is home to healthy foods served in the cafeteria, including kale, lettuce and beets.  It’s also a place where a wide range of students are able to experience growing and maintaining fruits and veggies for the College. Once the food is harvested, it is washed, weighed and...

HUG wins awards at Latinx student conference

HUG wins awards at Latinx student conference

Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

As Guilford’s 2018-19 school year was coming to end, Hispanos Unidos de Guilford  (HUG) members were celebrating two awards the club received at the 2019 Southeastern LatinX Student Leadership Conference (SL-SLC), held April 12-14 at Western Carolina University (WCU) in Cullowhee, North Carolina. HUG...

Diana Nyad closes 2018-2019 Guilford College Bryan Series season

Diana Nyad closes 2018-2019 Guilford College Bryan Series season

Yunah Kim, News Editor

May 3, 2019

On Thursday, April 11, journalist and now-retired long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad spoke to the Guilford and Greensboro community at the Greensboro Coliseum, closing the 2018-2019 Bryan Series season. President Jane Fernandes opened the final installment of the season reflecting on the year’s speakers...

Rachel’s Rose Cottage coffee shop opens on Guilford College

Rachel’s Rose Cottage coffee shop opens on Guilford College

Navya Belavadi and Kiran Soma

May 2, 2019

Rain did not hamper the heartfelt celebration of both a new establishment at Guilford and the memory of an adored loved one. On Friday April 12, four generations of the Farlow-Taylor family gathered for the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of Rachel’s Rose Cottage. A new coffee shop and hub...

Sensory Deprivation as stress management

Sensory Deprivation as stress management

Liam Connolly, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

According to a 2008 survey conducted by the Associated Press, eight in 10 average college students experience some level of stress during a typical semester. Whether the stressors are exams, sports or relationships, it’s easy to see that many could benefit from some new stress management techniques....

Women’s Lacrosse ends regular season with four home games

Women’s Lacrosse ends regular season with four home games

Allyson Fuquay, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

With the spring athletic season nearing playoff time, the Guilford College women’s lacrosse team has a current overall record of 6-6 and is 1-4 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). The team has been working hard throughout the season and intends to finish out strong. All the players on t...

Students vote on GSBA Executive Board

Students vote on GSBA Executive Board

Yunah Kim and Abigail AbantoHollans

April 12, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement (OSLE) announced election results for the Guilford Student Body Association (GSBA) Executive Board that will serve in the 2019-2020 academic year. Junior Lizzy Kapuscinski was named GSBA president. Junior Librado Mendoza Sosa ...

Burger King introduces meatless Whopper

Burger King introduces meatless Whopper

Elliot Adamson and Max Elkan

April 12, 2019

As of Monday, April 1, the Florida-based fast food chain Burger King has introduced a new menu item in 59 of their stores in the St. Louis, Missouri, area. The item has been dubbed the “Impossible Whopper” because it uses a meatless patty instead of a traditional ground beef patty. The meatless burge...