The Guilfordian

NIH and CDC work to overcome opioid epidemic

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print

Starting in the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies reassured health care professionals that the use of opioids in prescription painkillers would not lead to widespread abuse of the substance or overdoses. This lead health care professionals to prescribe opioid medicine at higher rates, and misuse of...

Mara Stewart shares work on STD awareness

Mara Stewart shares work on STD awareness

Anna Snider and Shivam Gandhi

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

There were nearly 2 million cases of sexually transmitted diseases reported in Guilford County in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mara Stewart, a senior and sociology and anthropology and health science double major, addressed this issue along with the problem of...

The Deep South continues to struggle in war against HIV

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015


Filed under World & Nation

The United States has always been divided into geographical fractions based on race and socioeconomic status. Today, the fragmented character of American history has led to a new life-threatening problem — the growing prevalence of HIV/AIDS infection in the Deep South. “There is a synergy of plagues...

Pep band hits a new high note in sports events

Emma Rumpl, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

With a “rat-a-tat-tat” and an “oompah,” Guilford College’s pep band will play its way back onto campus for the 2014 – 2015 school year. The band is open to all instrumentalists at any level of experience and to any type of instrument. They will be performing on campus at men’s basketball...

The Ebola virus spreads from patient zero to over 3,000

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014


Filed under Features

Who is patient zero? In epidemiological investigations, doctors often use the term to refer to the first documentated case. According to CNN Health and The New England Journal of Medicine, patient zero of the recent Ebola outbreak was a young villager from Guinea. First identified in equatorial areas...

CDC: a valuable, under-used resource

CDC: a valuable, under-used resource

Juliet Magoon, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Have you ever visited the Career Development Center? For many Guilford students, the answer is a swift “no.” Students often fall victim to resisting or waiting too long to get the help they need, making them unprepared for life after Guilford College. They often seem hesitant to visit the CDC, ...