The Guilfordian

Theusen highlights effects of student protests

Theusen highlights effects of student protests

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

April 6, 2018

According to Assistant Professor of History Sarah Thuesen, the boycotts and student protests of the 1940s desegregation movement still hold weight today, despite occurring nearly 80 years ago. Thuesen explored the importance of historical boycotts in North Carolina and presented research from her...

Staff Editorial: Americans should have the right to protest

Staff Editorial: Americans should have the right to protest

September 29, 2017

Last Friday, the president of the United States demanded that citizens boycott the NFL for allowing players to exercise their First Amendment rights, within the guidelines of law, without harming anyone. It’s troubling that President Donald Trump was so quick to condemn the hundreds of NFL players...

Letter to the Editor: Guilford College Hillel declares itself open

Guilford College Hillel

April 2, 2015

Guilford College Hillel has taken a huge step in practicing our core values of community, equality, integrity and diversity: we have declared ourselves to be an open Hillel. Consistent with the beliefs that drew us to Guilford, we are striving to build an inclusive and accessible Jewish community on...

Faculty present for Black History Month

Faculty present for Black History Month

William Burton, Staff Writer

February 20, 2015

On Feb. 11, in the Carnegie Room, part-time lecturers of English Lorraine Ahearn and Sara Marzioli gave talks on little-known African American topics for Black History Month. Marzioli presented first about a book by George Schuyler, African-American author and journalist, entitled “Black Empire.” “(Schuyler)...

‘Boycott!’: art as activism

‘Boycott!’: art as activism

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

“We have the power to make change,” said Toni Etheridge, program director of the American Friends Service Committee. On the evening of April 22, passionate words were spoken from Etheridge’s lips at the art exhibit in King Hall room 126. The subject of discussion: boycotts. The AFSC has graced...