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Scary movies got you down? Check out some not-so-scary ones

Meghan Curley , Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Fall is here, complete with its signature spooks, freaks and pumpkin treats. For college students in post-quarantine, Halloween typically means scary movies and a gross amount of candy. However, if you’re...

Evia Island, Hiliadou Beach

Fire and flooding bring tragedy to Greece’s Evia island

Jonathan Campbell, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Between wildfires and recent floods, Greece’s Evia Island has suffered a devastating 2021.  In August, the island was ravaged by wildfires that, according to a New York Times article "devastated...

From left to right: Josie Schoenberg, Naomi Caplan, and AllyThring rehearse in the Acting Studio on Oct. 12.

Theatre Department kicks off theatrical season with ‘Smell of the Kill’

Maira Vandiver, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Three husbands. Three wives. One meatlocker. What could possibly go wrong? Despite a number of COVID-related setbacks, the Guilford College Theatre Studies Department will begin its season with Michele...

Staff Editorial: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the only holiday that should be celebrated on Oct. 11.

October 22, 2021

In the United States, two holidays are celebrated Oct. 11. One of those two is Columbus Day, which is one of 12 federal holidays created by Congress. This holiday celebrates Christopher Columbus landing...

carved halloween pumpkins

It’s the scary season!

Make it a spooky good time with costumes and in-person fun.
Lideah Shivley, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

It's spooky season, and Guilford students are ready to celebrate. Pumpkin spices, candy and scary movies are all the rage right now, and streaming platform Hulu even has its own section dedicated to Halloween...

Crochet pumpkins made by MariaJose Guerrero Hernandez

Why pumpkins?

The story behind these popular symbols of the season.
MariaJose Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Pumpkins have been a big symbol of fall for decades. They've taken over everything during the season, from pumpkin carving and pies to candles and lattes. There's no escaping them. But have you ever...

Beloved Halloween attractions during COVID-19

Savannah Parks, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

In the midst of a global pandemic, the major question that we ask ourselves every day is: is it too soon to reopen the world? As Halloween approaches, is it too soon to open haunted houses, spooky trails...

Guilford welcomes new President Kyle Farmbry

Jenni Camhi, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2021

On Wednesday, Oct. 6, the Guilford community received an email from Board of Trustees Chair Ed Winslow announcing that the year-long search for a new Guilford College president was over. In the email...

Q&A with freshman quarterback Thaddeus Reid

Gabriela Vasquez, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

On Oct. 8, The Guilfordian took the opportunity to interview Thaddeus Reid, a first-year student and quarterback on Guilford's football team. Reid, who is majoring in pre-med/health science, enjoys spending...

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