The Guilfordian

NC Live Food Festival celebrates the vegan lifestyle in downtown Greensboro

N.C. Live Food Festival vendors provided samples of vegan-friendly food offerings underneath the bright  afternoon sun on Aug. 31.

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,...

‘Best of Enemies’ author kicks off Greensboro’s One City, One Book program

Beth Sheffield of the Greensboro Public Library and author Osha Gray Davidson discuss racial issues of the past and present at Greensboro's One City, One Book kickoff event

LeSeria Neven, Guest Writer

September 17, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Greensboro History Museum, a discussion featuring author Osha Gray Davidson sparked conversation about racial issues between whites and people of color, specifically African Americans. Davidson shared details and answered questions about his book, "The Best of Enemies," during...

Sen. Kamala Harris visits high school in Greensboro for campaign event

Sen. Harris only spoke for a half-hour during her Aug. 25 campaign rally in Greensboro, but she made sure to cover major policy points in her remarks.

Sarah Ali, Guest Writer

September 17, 2019

On Sunday, Aug. 25, Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris spoke to a crowd of hundreds at Greensboro's Ben L. Smith High School. In spite of declining poll numbers, the California senator's campaign shows no signs of slowing down. After delivering remarks as the keynote speaker for the Durham...

Food truck festival brings community together with international cuisine

Community members patiently line up to order food at the wide array of different food trucks at the festival.

Alesha Garcia, Guest Writer

September 16, 2019

On Sunday, Aug. 25, the Greensboro Food Truck Festival was held downtown on Green, Market and Elm Streets, bringing the community out to enjoy various food choices, live music and craft vendors. The food trucks offered many international choices including German, Asian and Mexican cuisine. The fes...

A wasteless journey

Phase two of the White Street Landfill. Downtown Greensboro is visible in the distance.

Ben Clark and Caroline Clark, Guest Writers

September 15, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 26, Laine Roberts, a waste education and recycling educator with the city of Greensboro, led a public tour of the city’s White Street Landfill, where yard and residential waste is housed from the Greensboro area. The landfill consists of two main phases, the second of which is hidden f...

Men’s and women’s teams compete at Quaker XC opener

cross-country teams

Jay Montague, Guest Writer

September 15, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 31, the Guilford College men's and women's cross-country teams put their off-season training to the test at the Guilford Cross Country Opener. The meet, held on the teams’ Meadows Course, was the first Guilford has hosted since 2014 and featured runners from Guilford, Averett University...