The Guilfordian

Residents of Nabi Saleh encounter challenges

Spencer File, Guest Writer

April 13, 2018

For many, a home signifies a place of sanctuary and security. But for the people of Nabi Saleh, a Palestinian village, home has never been like that due to Israeli military occupation of the area. Currently, the inhabitants of Nabi Saleh face the inevitable discrimination and presence of the military...

Guilford Amnesty International chapter defends human rights

Amnesty International Guilford College chapter Sanctuary cities

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

In 2016, Guilford students Melissa Fourrier, Juliana Evans-Anfom, Maggie Albert, Spencer File and Haya Al-Attar launched the Guilford chapter of Amnesty International, a global organization dedicated to opposing human rights violations. Fourrier initially proposed the idea to peers in her peace and...

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

October 27, 2017

“Every social movement begins with one person telling their story.” Kat Evasco, award-winning stand-up comedian, performing artist and writer, welcomed over 40 students from nine different states and Washington D.C. to the opening workshop of the first Define American Chapters Summit that took...

This year, students faced challenges, made change

Editorial Board

April 22, 2016

For those counting at home, it’s been 243 days since classes began last August. In the meantime, plenty of things have happened both here at Guilford College and beyond the bubble. As we approach the end of the year, we at The Guilfordian want to highlight some of the accomplishments students have...

We must fight food hardship in our community now

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Guilford County contains 24 food deserts with over 93,000 individuals and 36,000 households suffering from lack of access to affordable, fresh and healthy food. How many Guilford College students are aware that such a food desert exists less than one mile from campus? Without access to grocery stores...

Where is the activism at our activist school?

Sophomore Isaac Miller spends his free time tutoring at Glen Haven

Nicole Zelniker, Managing Editor

April 15, 2016

In 2013, members of the Guilford College community organized the year of consent to bring awareness to sexual assault on campus. The year after that, 50 Guilfordians joined the People’s Climate March in New York City to demand government action on climate change. Last semester, students brought...

Actor, activist excites students

Mara Stern, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

“In ‘Star Trek,’ our model was infinite diversity in infinite combinations, and, looking over this room here, I see that infinite diversity,” said Bryan Series speaker George Takei in his introductory remarks at the student question-and answer session on the afternoon of March 21. Takei looked...

Letter to the Editor: Regarding moral relativism

Walter Hassell, senior and co-founder and co-vice president of Amnesty International

March 25, 2016

If you travel the world and investigate cultural norms, you will recognize that different cultures have different moral values. Some cultures attempt to make every individual equal under the law, for instance, while others allocate more rights to privileged groups. Some cultures respect women’s bodies,...

Campus political activity stirs

Campus political activity stirs

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Twenty-one percent of all eligible voters in the United States of America are between the ages of 18 and 29. Over 1,000 of these eligible voters are students from Guilford College. The North Carolina primaries, which take place on March 15, will mark the first election with the adjusted voting rights...