The Guilfordian

Students look back on campus blood drive

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

“People should donate blood because it saves lives,” said Donor Services Technician Nicole Young. “It can’t be manufactured. It can’t be duplicated, it has to come from a human. There’s no other way to get it.” On Wednesday, Jan. 16, the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas set up...

Blood drive supports hurricane victims

Ryan Brown and Elliott Rodden

November 16, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 8, the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas came to Guilford College to set up a mobile blood drive. Beginning at 12:00 p.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m., the drive collected blood for patients and hospitals throughout the Greensboro community. The CBCC is a local center and is the main...

Buddy Project shines light on mental health

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

December 1, 2017

Editor’s Note: This article contains information about suicide and accounts of loss which may be triggering for some people.

Students of the Early College at Guilford host blood drive in honor of former student

Guilford College Early College Blood Drive

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 17, 2017

Students at the Early College at Guilford College helped raise awareness about suicide prevention and mental health issues at a blood drive on campus. The drive was held in honor of a friend who died over the summer. “She would always hint about her going to college with us and doing all those things...

Gay blood ban lifts in France: gay and bisexual men allowed to donate

Gay blood ban lifts in France: gay and bisexual men allowed to donate

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

Marisol Touraine, France’s minister of social affairs, health and women’s rights announced on Nov. 4 that France is lifting its three-decade-long ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood. “Giving one’s blood is an act of generosity and of civic responsibility that cannot be conditioned by...