The Guilfordian

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2017

This last year has been one wild ride. At Guilford, we’ve experienced all kinds of changes in the 2016-2017 academic year. There have been several adjustments to the curriculum, and we have begun to implement the Speak Up! initiative. We purchased the East Apartments and made several hiring decisions. Though...

Annual Quaker conference comes to Guilford

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

The semester will be over, but the learning will continue well into summer. This summer, Guilford College will once again host the Friends Association for Higher Education conference from June 15-18. The annual conference brings together faculty and staff from the 17 Quaker colleges, univer...

Students get involved on campus

Students get involved on campus

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

February 17, 2017

Whether you voted last November, boycotted President Donald Trump’s inauguration or have since marched in a protest, it’s not enough. Though it is important to vote in every election and protest the policies you don’t believe in, it is also important to get involved locally, on campus and in...

Students head to local sites to serve

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

September 2, 2016

Regardless of where Guilfordians grew up, being a member of the Guilford Community means being part of the Greensboro community. It also means being part of the community that ranks ninth in the nation for food insecurity, according to WFMY News 2. That is why, on Aug. 27, around 300 students went...

Where is the activism at our activist school?

Where is the activism at our activist school?

Nicole Zelniker, Managing Editor

April 15, 2016

In 2013, members of the Guilford College community organized the year of consent to bring awareness to sexual assault on campus. The year after that, 50 Guilfordians joined the People’s Climate March in New York City to demand government action on climate change. Last semester, students brought...

Students spring into break

Kathryn Long, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Picture hours filled with service work, road trips and exploration. Imagine long days with warm weather, great memories and relaxation. This is spring break week for Guilford College students. Students made their spring break plans in advance, scheduling numerous adventures and trips for the week....

Volunteering builds friendship, confidence, community

Volunteering builds friendship, confidence, community

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

Back in my naïve days as a first-year, I got written up and was punished by having to volunteer my Friday mornings to work on the Guilford farm. Out of all the punishments of my life, that has been the best one. I felt mighty and important while digging my hands into dirt looking for bugs to pick...

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...

Bonner tutoring sites serve to promote mentoring, community and acceptance

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

Whether through the Bonner program, a class or just because it is a great thing to do, many Guilford students choose to volunteer at one of the Bonner Center’s many tutoring sites. “I went to France last year, and one of the reasons I considered not going was because I didn’t want to leave (Glen...