The Guilfordian

Pressure on success can add unnecessary stress

Pressure on success can add unnecessary stress

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

September 21, 2018

Personal success alone is not the key to happiness. This may seem obvious but in the daily hustle to get my articles in on times, get all As, work out and find time to practice my hobbies, I have often forgotten to enjoy the moment and live for today. Our culture is notoriously competitive. This is...

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

January 26, 2018

Feb. 14, 1997. Guilford College’s Student Community Senate President Hector Rivera Suarez was born to loving parents in Veracruz, Mexico late at night on Valentine’s Day. Suarez lived with his parents and older sister in Veracruz for eight years. Veracruz is on the Gulf of Mexico, and every summer...

Leslie Odom Jr. closes the curtain on Bryan Series 2017

Leslie Odom Jr. closes the curtain on Bryan Series 2017

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017

“We are all in the presence of greatness,” said President Jane Fernandes on Nov. 15 as she introduced the last Bryan Series speaker of the fall semester. “He had his Broadway debut when he was only 17 … and is the winner of a Tony Award … and a Grammy Award. … Please help me welcome him.” As...

DACA recipients should not be blamed

DACA recipients should not be blamed

Julia Martins de Sa, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

On the morning of Sept. 18, the Trump administration announced that they would be repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. In the moments after the announcement was made, the hearts of millions of Americans and immigrants fell. This was a decision rooted in racism and fear, a decision that...

Has the American dream become disabled?

Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer

November 2, 2012

In 1931, James Truslow Adams, a popular historian, coined the phrase “American dream” in his book “The Epic of America.”  He defined America's dream as a better, richer and happier life for all our citizens. For Americans with disabilities, however, achieving this dream is nearly impossib...