The Guilfordian

RecycleMania encourages eco-friendly practices

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

February 23, 2018

Over 300 colleges and universities. 46 states. Two countries. This is RecycleMania 2018. RecycleMania is an annual 8-week competition encouraging schools to be mindful of their waste. “Using fair and friendly competition, RecycleMania provides tools and opportunities that inspire, empower and...

Guilford Amnesty International chapter defends human rights

Amnesty International Guilford College chapter Sanctuary cities

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

In 2016, Guilford students Melissa Fourrier, Juliana Evans-Anfom, Maggie Albert, Spencer File and Haya Al-Attar launched the Guilford chapter of Amnesty International, a global organization dedicated to opposing human rights violations. Fourrier initially proposed the idea to peers in her peace and...

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian introduces new social justice editor to help ensure integrity

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian introduces new social justice editor to help ensure integrity

November 10, 2017

The Guilfordian is an ever-developing student-run social justice newspaper. Our most recent development is the addition of Lesly Vasquez as the Social justice editor. As such, they will be monitoring our articles as a further measure to ensure that we provide content with integrity and awareness.  Though...

Student presents on NC abortion access

Student presents on NC abortion access

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

One in three women in the United States gets an abortion. This was one piece of information presented at Guilford College’s “Teach-In: How to Get an Abortion in North Carolina” information session on Wednesday, April 19. The event was organized by senior and women’s, gender and sexuality...

We must fight food hardship in our community now

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Guilford County contains 24 food deserts with over 93,000 individuals and 36,000 households suffering from lack of access to affordable, fresh and healthy food. How many Guilford College students are aware that such a food desert exists less than one mile from campus? Without access to grocery stores...

NEDAW educates about eating disorders

Nicole Zelniker, Managing Editor

March 4, 2016

Ninety percent of those diagnosed with an eating disorder do not receive treatment. About 30 million people in the United States suffer from eating disorders. More people die from eating disorders than any other mental illness. For these reasons and more, from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, Guilford recognized...

All that glitters is not gold: the harmful effects of glitter

Glitter is a highly contested staple of the Guilford experience, but has it gone too far?

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Head injuries, lost friendships and general awkwardness. No, I’m not talking about the life of a middle school boy. I’m referring to the dangers of glitter. All around America, glitter is a popular decoration, cosmetic and way to make a bland object livelier. Guilford’s excessive use of glitter,...

Spread awareness about hookah, vaping

Tessa Wood, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

I turned my head just in time to witness it all: my best friend gasping as a white billow of obnoxious vapor hit her in the face, causing her to choke on the distinctly flavored smoke of an e-cigarette. I stood appalled, watching all the buddies of the guy who did it chuckling with him. The trends...

Take Back the Night creates safe space to share

Take Back the Night creates safe space to share

Vanessa Madonna, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015

Walk together. Stand together. Take Back the Night. Last Thursday, April 23, Sexual Assault Awareness Support and Advocacy hosted its seventh annual Take Back the Night. The goal is to spread the awareness of sexual assault while giving survivors a safe place to share their stories. The event started...