The Guilfordian

Meet the finalists for new dean of students

Quincy Malesovas, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Last spring, students bid their goodbyes to Aaron Fetrow, the former vice president for student affairs and dean of students. Now, it is time to find someone new to fill his shoes. “I am looking for a leader who will lift up the student experience at Guilford,” said Guilford College President...

Fetrow’s departure sparks search for new dean of students

Fetrow’s departure sparks search for new dean of students

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

The search is on. After the departure of Vice President of Student Affairs  Dean of Students Aaron Fetrow, former Associate Dean of Students Jennifer Agor has been named interim dean and vice president and the College has put together a search committee to find a more permanent solution. “We...

Spending per athlete vs. spending per student: how do we compare?

Emerson Santiago

March 7, 2014

A recent report from the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics has revealed stark differences between NCAA Division I and Division III institutes. “It’s a philosophical standpoint by the NCAA and by Division III, it is a division where education and maturation are the focus, not paid-to-play,...

Dean of Students plunges into lake for 2013 seniors

Dean of Students plunges into lake for 2013 seniors

Lane Martin, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

The sun hung high in the sky as students gathered around the familiar Guilford College Lake. Music blared. The crowd shuffled with excitement. Dean of Students Aaron Fetrow was about to jump in the lake. Fetrow challenged the senior class to reach 50 percent participation in the Senior Gift Campaign....

GOOFORDIAN: Biohazard hOsTs NaKeD WoRld TouRnaMent

GOOFORDIAN: Biohazard hOsTs NaKeD WoRld TouRnaMent

Anney Bolgiano, Staff Writer

March 29, 2013

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool's edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. Over the years, Guilford College has welcomed noteworthy speakers, talented musicians and other esteemed guests. Now, the board of trustees and Guil...

Yay or neigh to Guilford equestrian team?

Anney Bolgiano, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

When you were looking at possible colleges, what do you look for? A strong program in your intended major? What about a specific sports team? Five schools in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference have something Guilford doesn’t: equestrian. The demand for an equestrian team, an expensive sport,...

Josh Pittman stands tall among athletes, students alike

Josh Pittman stands tall among athletes, students alike

Malikah French, Guest Writer

February 15, 2013

Cheers echo through the stands of Ragan Brown Field House as the familiar name bellows over the intercom: Josh Pittman. A North Carolina native, Pittman has worked hard to offer leadership to his teammates on and off the court. Friends have described him as humble, laid back and close enough to be family. However,...

Mary Hobbs renovations announced for next semester

Mary Hobbs renovations announced for next semester

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012

While most students prepare to spend their Thanksgiving break eating and relaxing, Mary Hobbs residents are worrying about where they are going to live next semester. On Oct. 29, residents of Hobbs were notified of the possibility that they would have to move out of their dorm rooms next semester...

Flames of battle: The bonfire debate rages on

Flames of battle: The bonfire debate rages on

Ellen Nicholas, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Though the bonfire pits saw few flames this year due to the recent crackdown on student use of the woods, the debate about them roars on. Because each side’s argument is so multifaceted, it has been difficult to get a clear, comprehensive view of the issue. Here, each side will respond to each other. First,...