The Guilfordian

Free Press event draws community together

Free Press Community event

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

A wide array of pastel-colored t-shirts, stencils, carving tools and stamps filled tables in Hege-Cox Hall, where Guilford College’s Free Press event was held. The art department hosted Free Press as an open house on Friday, Oct. 27, from 12:30p.m. to 3:30p.m. Guilford students, faculty, staff and...

Protests in St. Louis spark debates about race

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

On Sept. 15, Judge Timothy J. Wilson of St. Louis ruled that former police officer Jason Stockley was not guilty of first degree murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith. Local activists who had been carefully watching the proceedings quickly executed plans to protest. Over the past...

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...

Students protest in Hong Kong for better representation

Students protest in Hong Kong for better representation

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

Whether in Hong Kong or at Guilford, students know how to get fired up for what they believe in. Recently, outspoken members of Hong Kong’s population have clashed with mainland China’s conservative central government. Students and supporters began demonstrating peacefully on the busy Hong Kong...

‘Feminism’ should not be a dirty word

Olivia Neal, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013

Man-hater. Lesbian. Socialist. Feminazi. These are all accusations leveled against feminists. Anti-feminists and men’s rights activists have been complaining that the feminist movement has gone too far with its activism and has become about hating and limiting the rights of men. The stereotype...

Access to excess: Assault rifles

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

I am a gun owner. I own a 20-gauge Browning Auto-5 shotgun, a Ruger 10/22 rifle and a Makarov service pistol, and I enjoy hunting and shooting. However, I’ve always found the idea of civilians owning military-grade rifles absurd. Sophomore sports management major Stephen Wetherill spent six...