The Guilfordian

Guilford Edge ambiguity confuses students, campus

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Delaney Martin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Last winter, Guilford College announced that it would be changing its course schedule from 16 credits over 15 weeks, twice a year, to a 3-12 schedule. This means that upon arrival in the fall, students would take one intensive three-week class, and after fall break, they would take three classes for...

Letter to the editor: Guilford Edge

September 28, 2018

Guilford College is embarked on a risky experiment – a top-down, imposed curricular redesign – that violates the college handbook as well as the principles of shared governance and commonsense leadership. Across higher education, including here, faculty have authority over the curriculum. Yet,...

Proposed parking fee faces faculty and staff backlash

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Hannah Shoemaker and Andrew Walker

January 26, 2018

The final weeks of 2017 at Guilford consisted of finals, winter break and a proposed faculty and staff parking fee. On Dec. 11, the Office of Human Resources sent an email to Guilford faculty and staff stating that beginning on Jan. 1, they would need to pay a monthly fee for campus parking. 10 days...

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

September 15, 2017

As a campus focused on social justice, we want to work to change the world. We want to make a world that is more accepting, more free, more just. We cannot, however, simply make a difference without information. In order to change the world, we must know what is happening and its context. We must be...

Administration needs to embody community, integrity

Elias Blondeau, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

Can transparency and efficiency coexist on a college campus? This is the question Guilford College’s administration seems to be grappling with these days. There is a clear disconnect between decisions made by the administration and the student body. That much has been made clear by last semester’s...

Administration should be transparent, release endowment

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

Hear no evil. See no evil. Speak no evil. In the time leading up to Day for Guilford on March 30, several concerned alumni released statements to Guilford College demanding an open endowment and divestment from fossil fuels, the prison-industrial complex and support to Israel. The original open letter,...

Administration cuts several summer courses

Tessa Wood, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Imagine Guilford College during the summer of 2003 with over 700 students attending classes. Now, 13 years later, the scene is vastly different with 492 students enrolled last summer and 262 of them only enrolled in evening courses. In 2003, Guilford expanded the summer school program and worked to...

New personnel bring positivity to community

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

Several new administrators, faculty and staff members have joined the College this year. “So, why (did I choose to work at) Guilford?” asked Beth Rushing, interim academic dean. “I didn’t know much about Guilford before, but the more I explored and tried to learn and the more I heard (about...

To survive budget crisis, we must talk

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

May 1, 2015

Guilford College has a $2 million deficit, and no one seems to know how we got here. Due mainly to a drop in enrollment, cuts will be made and no one is safe. “I’ve been here 16 years,” said Instructor of English Caroline McAlister. “There should be some sort of labor protection for people...