The Guilfordian

Many black quarterbacks seize success in 2019

From left to right, Russell Wilson, Deshaun Watson.

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

Nickell Robey-Coleman collides with Tommylee Lewis. This collision was the start of an offseason discussion which lead to the review being put in place.

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 ...

In the wake of Westboro, there is a lesson

The love barrier made during WBC’s recent visit.

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Large, angry signs, protests at military funerals and online tracts decrying the world’s descent into immorality all construct the outward identity of the Westboro Baptist Church. They refer to themselves as an “Old School Baptist Church,” claiming to adhere to the Five Points of Calvinism. Y...

Turkey Day for a week, you say? Begone trifling finals!

Thanksgiving greeting, hopefully the inspiration for a great movie.

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. Was Thanksgiving break really helpful in de-stressing us students? Was a week enough time to take a step back and regain balance for our mental health? Personally, I believe that the break was necessary, but could’ve been longer. Leaving the campus for a week w...

Letter to the editor: Quaker Cupboard

Anna Honer and QC Staff, Guest Writer

December 20, 2019

Dear Editor and Student Body, Food insecurity is a crisis running rampant both on the national level and right here at home. Food insecurity on college campuses ranges from nine to 50 percent. In 2016, 3.3 million low income college students were at risk for food insecurity. In 2018, the Greensboro and High Point...