The Guilfordian

Student list of demands for Guilford

November 22, 2015

The Guilfordian is publishing the revised list of demands from student activists so the community can review and discuss them. A coalition of student activists drafted the following list of demands in order to create a new vision of Guilford that will decenter whiteness and become a holistically liberato...

Community confronts racism with solidarity protest

Clare Forrister, Opinion Editor

November 12, 2015

In a show of solidarity with recent student protests at the University of Missouri, Guilford students and community members will demonstrate today against racism in higher education. The protest, beginning with a walk-out from class at 1 p.m. on Nov. 12 and a gathering in front of Founders Hall, ...

Activists challenge campus, advocate action

Senior Teresa Bedzigui and junior Brandee Craig stand with Patrisse Cullors and Janaya

Francesca Quigley, Staff writer

November 6, 2015

“What have you done to save black lives?” said Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement to the audience at “A Night with Patrisse Cullors.” Cullors came to speak at Guilford College in honor of #BlackLivesMatter Week in Dana Auditorium on Oct. 27. Janaya “Future”...

#BlackLivesMatter week

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

“Every 28 hours, a black person who is unarmed is murdered in the United States by a police officer, a vigilante or a security guard,” said Opal Tometi, co-founder of Black Lives Matter. “That’s happening many times with impunity, and we see this as a pandemic.” The Black Lives Matter movement...

Letters from your black friend: #BlackLivesMatter

Jordan Clark ‘14, Guest Writer

February 27, 2015

The transformational shift for racial justice, recalibrated by the Black Lives Matter movement, is defined by co-founder Alicia Garza as “a call to action for black people after 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was posthumously placed on trial for his own murder, and the killer, George Zimmerman, was not...

News in Brief: 8 trends to watch out for this year

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

February 20, 2015

The rise of India: India’s economic growth, according to a recent story in The Economist, may surpass China’s in the next year or two. Last year, their gross domestic product grew by 7.5 perecent. China’s GDP, on the other hand, grew only 7.4 percent, its slowest growth in 24 years, according...

Letter to the Editor: Neutrality allows injustice to continue

Jordan Clark, '14, Guest Writer

February 13, 2015

To my fellow political observers, analysts, scholars and human beings who like to know what is happening in our world: There is an increasingly apparent idea that, in order to be considered “credible” in our political analysis, we must be unbiased and/or neutral. Methodological imperialism has created...