The Guilfordian

Cheerwine celebrates 100th anniversary

Cheerwine celebrates 100th anniversary

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

April 16, 2017

Cheerwine. It has been the iconic regional soda of North Carolina for 100 years and, during that time, it has stayed close to its roots. “My great-great-grandfather started Cheerwine,” said Joy Harper, head of marketing for Cheerwine, in a phone interview with The Guilfordian. “(It) has always...

Soy un Lider’s 10th anniversary

Soy un Lider’s 10th anniversary

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

December 2, 2016

High schoolers wandered wide-eyed into Dana Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 19. Over the sound system, everything from Jennifer Lopez’s “On the Floor” to a Spanish Justin Bieber song played. Students sat in front of the stage next to blue and white balloons as they waited for the tenth annual Soy...

First African-American grads celebrate golden anniversary

Linda Moore Banks ‘66, James McCorkle ‘66 and Melrose Nimmo ‘66 were the first African-Americans to graduate of Guilford. They will be inducted into the Golden Circle on April 23.

Kathryn Long, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

In 1964, the Civil Rights Act was passed. In 1965, the Voting Rights Act followed. And, in 1966, three students, James McCorkle ’66, Melrose Nimmo ’66 and Linda Moore Banks ’66, made history as the first African-American graduates from Guilford College. When Guilford integrated in 1962, McCorkle...