The Guilfordian

Festival showcases diversity

Festival showcases diversity

Abigail AbantoHollans and Anna Gamez

April 6, 2018

From the Middle East to Europe, Latin America and Africa, Guilford College’s International Festival provided students and faculty the opportunity to celebrate Guilford’s diversity and learn about a variety of cultures. The International Festival was hosted by the International Club on Wednesday,...

Students discuss a more nuanced approach to AIDS in Africa

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

Over $10 billion has made its way into Africa for the development of vaccines and the treatment of diseases. However, since African countries are often treated as if they were one, these efforts are unable to reach their true potential. “When we look at Africa in elementary, middle and high school,...

Powerful win for Nigeria

Josh Barker, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Nigeria’s recent triumph over Burkina Faso in the African Cup of Nations made Stephen Keshi the second person to win both as a player and as a coach. The game was played in Johannesburg, South Africa, before a crowd estimated at 87,000. “The best players do not always make the best coaches,”...

Cornered by US, Somalia ends genital mutilation

McCaffrey Blauner, Staff Writer

August 31, 2012

Imagine growing up as a young girl in a radically different world than our own. Imagine that at age 10 or younger, your female relatives hold you down as they mutilate you. Your screams are ignored as your own mother or grandmother cut off your genitalia with a razor. They then stitch together the vaginal...