The Guilfordian

Study abroad takes students around the world

Study abroad takes students around the world

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

February 2, 2018

With over 800 academic programs in 75 countries, Guilford College’s Study Abroad Office has something for everyone. “If you want to study something in Iceland, we can set that up for you,” said Robbie Van Pelt, interim assistant director of study abroad. Guilford not only hosts programs in...

As world remembers Berlin, others still fight for freedom

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Nov. 9, 1989, marked the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union. On that day, the government of East Germany began allowing people to travel between the communist eastern and the democratic western halves of Germany. The Berlin Wall, which divided the two for almost 40 years, became pointless. “T...

Reunification of Germany 25 years later

Ian Penny, Guest Writer

November 21, 2014

Nov. 9 has long been a day of political upheaval in modern German history. On Nov. 9, 1918, the imperial monarchy that led the nation during World War I was overthrown, eventually replaced by the democratic Weimar Republic. The same day in 1923 saw Adolf Hitler attempt his infamous Beer Hall Putsch, ...