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Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

March 16, 2018

Black Student Union hosts N-word discussion As one of Guilford’s final events in celebration of Black History Month, on Feb. 26 the Black Student Union hosted a presentation and discussion about both the historical complexities of the N-word. The event was facilitated by Vice President for Diversity, Equit...

Public Safety addresses student concerns

Public Safety addresses student concerns

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

September 29, 2017

Following the past few weeks’ campus safety incidents, including a police operation, an alleged assault, an attempted kidnapping and  a reported gunman, Campus Life staff and Public Safety held a series of campus safety forums on Sept. 19 and 21 to raise awareness of safety protocols and precautions...

Movement must engage the unengaged

Nick Carratu, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

The hashtags, the screenshots of deplorable YikYak comments and the images and videos of the Integrity for Guilford movement on campus have resonated throughout the Triad, garnering the attention of local noise machine Fox 8, among others. With supporters and haters hanging in the balance of every...

Serendipity weekend in danger

Serendipity weekend in danger

Landon Fried, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

Forty-one years of tradition. A budget of $40,000.  Seventy-three reported incidents last year. One chance to keep Serendipity. The culture of Serendipity has degenerated into an attitude that students should push their boundaries when using alcohol and drugs during the weekend. Now, administrators...

The Pines looking forward, tackling the diversity challenge

The Pines looking forward, tackling the diversity challenge

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

The Pines has existed since the early 1940s and over the past 74 years, it has transformed into the sustainability house that we know today. However, house members have only recently begun to examine the lack of diversity. Before you make the decision to apply to the Pines, you must be prepared to...

Transfer talk amongst first-years shows lack of fulfillment within community

Transfer talk amongst first-years shows lack of fulfillment within community

Ian Penny, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

You might have heard the grumbling. Someone in your life at Guilford has probably talked openly about transferring, especially if you are a first-year student like me. While I am not bothered too much by the comments themselves, they do indicate something boiling under the surface — I think...

Hazing in Greek Life raises question: how far is too far?

Michael Caswell, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

“Fraternities are very imposing,” said Phi Lambda Pi member and UNC Chapel Hill Senior Will Hodgkins. “The whole experience of pledging is social mind f---.” Colleges and universities across the country face the growing issues of hazing on a regular basis. The dangerous practice of hazing...

Know your rights with campus life, public safety, police

Hannah Waller, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

The “rights and responsibilities” outlined in Guilford College’s student handbook are murky at best. Knowing your rights as a student can help you navigate the grey areas of Guilford’s judicial system. Some of the rights afforded to Guilford College students mirror citizens’ rights. The...

Health center: A cause for complaint

Natalie Sutton, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

Past the lake and tucked away in the corner of campus is a place students and faculty may find themselves hobbling towards with twisted ankles, complaints of stomach aches, or maybe just high hopes of getting out of class. It’s the Milner Student Health & Counseling Center. As with most services...