The Guilfordian

Admissions should pay more attention to diversity, first years

Admissions should pay more attention to diversity, first years

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

April 25, 2017

Whether it was in the Cafeteria on the quad or even in your dorm, it was hard to miss the 500 students who were on campus on April 9 and 10 for Spring Into Guilford, the annual event where high school seniors from across the country have the chance to stay overnight, take mock classes and attend college...

Guilford works to increase diversity in athletics

Guilford works to increase diversity in athletics

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor

April 16, 2017

Carolyn Peck didn’t realize she was the first African-American female coach to win a national championship until a reporter told her so in 1999. She was the head coach of Purdue University’s basketball team at the time and saw an incredibly successful campaign while training the team. Although...

Sports editorial: Presenter Adam Ritz educates student athletes

Reese Setzer, Sports Editor

April 29, 2016

As student athletes and college students, it is safe to say that most of us know the prodigious impact that some of the decisions we make can be have on our futures after college, both positively and negatively. This is prior knowledge that many of us had going into Adam Ritz’s presentation a few...

Ritz talk needed to be more open

Ines Sanchez De Lozada & Teresa Bedzigui

April 15, 2016

As survivors on this campus, we would like to stand in full solidarity with the female athletes whose athletic community has failed them. The presence of Adam Ritz on our campus has not only hurt other survivors, but it has undermined and ignored all the progress our community has made towards addressing...

Fix the spending in the athletics and academics

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Colleges need to change how they spend on athletics, not why. Decision-making is a challenge for everyone. When a college budgets, it is applying the basic economic principle of opportunity cost to a very, very complex institution. The result? Remarkably difficult decision-making. When budgeting,...

Real-life student divide is the best thing ever

Real-life student divide is the best thing ever

Nicole Zelniker, Queen Cat of Non-Athletes

April 1, 2016

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. The divide between athletes and non-athletes has finally been recognized by the administration, and everyone is talking about it. “They put a li...

Teams fundraise to battle budget cuts

Nick Carratu, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

It is not uncommon for Guilford athletes and coaches to host special events to raise extra money for their sports clubs and teams. Whether it is for new equipment, uniforms or travel, fundraising has a significant impact on a team’s ability to perform over the season. “I do believe that budget...

Offensive lineman shares his story

Reese Setzer, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

Hogmollies.  Big uglies.  Both of these terms are used to describe offensive linemen, but the terms do not bother them. In fact, those nicknames are more of a compliment than anything else.  I would know.  I wear number 61 for Guilford’s football team and play center position.  For those un...

Letter to the Editor: What is the role of athletics on our liberal arts campus?

Jeremy Rinker, Guest Writer

November 22, 2013

To ALL it DOES concern,   In response to last week’s “Letter to the Editor: a response to APSA Sports article,” I felt obligated to provide some faculty perspective on the complex role of athletics in our community. While I was happy to see a well-argued response on this important topic...