The Guilfordian

Community shares service experiences

Community Service Conference

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

For the past 20 years at Guilford the Bonner Scholars, have dedicated thousands of hours toward serving their local communities and addressing issues such as refugee support, environmental sustainability and food security. On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Bonner Center hosted a Community Service Conference...

Guilford tackles food insecurity

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

April 20, 2018

A study conducted by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness reported that 44 percent of students cut the size of their meals or skipped meals altogether because there was not enough money. 20 percent did not eat for an entire day for the same reason. According to a report from...

Students fight food insecurity in Quaker Cupboard program

Guilford College Farm

Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

In a study done by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness in 2016, 48 percent of college students reported having food insecurity in the past month. As demonstrated in this study, many students are victims of food insecurity across the United States, and Guilford College students...

Campus support for refugees strong, but could still improve

José Oliva, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

In contrast to the synergy found off campus, Guilford lacks effectiveness on campus when serving refugees.

Guilfordians continuing to change community, world

José Oliva, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015

According to “Funders and Founders,” we each meet about 800,000 people during an average lifetime of 78.3 years. From that large number, only a small group will impact our lives. They will change the way we see the world and our role in it. In my personal experience, that small group has consisted...

Athletes take a hit in budget crisis

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

The budget crisis has affected every part of the Guilford campus and raised concerns for the future of programs such as the Bonner Scholars program and the Wellness Education Center, but we have yet to hear about the effects on Guilford athletics. “I think we’re all on a lot tighter budget than...

New Bonner projects give back to the community

Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer

December 5, 2014

For nearly 25 years, the Bonner Scholars Program has been making a difference in communities across the country. Here at Guilford, the program is still inventing projects so Guilfordians can contribute to the local community. One of these projects is the Giving Tree. “The Giving Tree is a project...

Project Community guides students to service projects

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Most Guilford students have attended volunteer fairs or participated in events such as the Soup Bowl, but few students understand the driving force behind these events. This force is Project Community, whose campus influence is widespread for such a small organization. “Project Community is the...

Bonner enriches community

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

“The Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation seeks to improve the lives of individuals and communities by helping meet the basic needs of nutrition and educational opportunity,” according to the Bonner scholars’ website. Most people at Guilford know that the Bonner program gives scholarships to ...