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...

‘Being and Becoming’ photo exhibit examines gender inequality and navigating masculinity

‘Being and Becoming’ photo exhibit examines gender inequality and navigating masculinity

Jay Montague, Guest Writer

September 26, 2019

On Aug. 22, “Being and Becoming: An  inquiry with Bahá'í men into cultures of peace,” a photography exhibit by Chuck Egerton, made its U.S. debut on the Guilford College campus in Founders Hall. The exhibit is on display in the Upper Atrium of Founders Hall through Oct. 25. This photographic...

Falling into Guilford’s three-week term

Journalism Boot Camp students

September 21, 2019

As summer started to wind down, Guilford College was alive with new energy in late August. Fall 2019 got under way on campus with a new three-week term and students in the three-week Journalism Boot Camp course took to the campus green to capture the Guilford community in motion. Students, faculty...

NC Live Food Festival celebrates the vegan lifestyle in downtown Greensboro

NC Live Food Festival celebrates the vegan lifestyle in downtown Greensboro

Nolan Ross, Guest Writer

September 20, 2019

Heat in the high 80s kept people in the shade at the N.C. Live Food Festival in downtown Greensboro on Saturday, Aug. 31. The heat also made purchasing cold lemonade from one of the vendors at the event terribly tempting. Too bad they were situated in the naked 2 p.m. sunlight in the middle of Center...

Wu Opera Troupe brings unique art form to Greensboro and Guilford

Ramya Krishna, Guest Writer

September 19, 2019

Chinese opera at Guilford?  It’s more likely than you think! On Tuesday, Sept. 10, the Wu Opera Troupe of Yiwu City performed in Dana Auditorium after previous Triad performances at the N.C. Folk Festival in downtown Greensboro and Tew Recital Hall on the UNC-Greensboro campus.   In this video...

Updates in dining hall and Milner Hall are part of changes on campus this fall

Ramya Krishna

September 19, 2019

In February 2018, a program of changes to Guilford College was approved by the College’s Board of Trustees, with four parts: Teaming for Success, Rallying Campus Spirit, Learning Collaboratively and Incorporating Ethical Leadership As part of Rallying Campus Spirit, renovations of Founders Dining...

NC Folk Festival brings energy, entertainment to downtown Greensboro

NC Folk Festival brings energy, entertainment to downtown Greensboro

Elijah Aekins, Guest Writer

September 17, 2019

The N.C. Folk Festival returned to downtown Greensboro Sept. 6-8, bringing dozens of diverse food vendors and food trucks, a marketplace of hand-crafted goods, storytelling and other family-friendly activities and of course, music.  A wide array of music, covering everything from “Dominican Blues,...