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Community comes together for Chinese New Year

Junior Risa Suzuki shows attendees how to write traditional Chinese characters on parchment during the Chinese New Year celebration.// Photo by Christopher Perez/The Guilfordian

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 23, 2018

Red decorations lined the walls of the Leak Room of Duke Hall for Guilford’s Chinese New Year celebration. “Red in Chinese is (a) really lucky color,” said sophomore Xinxin Zhou, who taught attendees how to make dumplings and performed poetry during the event. “It can bring you lots of good...

Guilford community celebrates Valentine’s Day

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Free T-shirts, ice cream, games and a warm bonfire were just a few of the things that greeted the Guilford College community at the Guilford LOVE Party. The Guilford LOVE Party took place on Valentine’s Day from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the lake. This community event signified the end of the Secret...

Spring, community and music collide

Serendipity kicked-off with a Colorfest on Friday, April 1, drawing out students and community members to partake in the celebration of Spring.

Mara Stern & Carson Risser, Staff Writers

April 8, 2016

“It was basically any other weekend except with twice the drinking and three times the dancing.” That was what first-year Elijah Rogan-Kelly reflected on his first Serendipity in an email interview, adding “I went to all the events, and they were lots of fun, a lot of excuses to be a kid again...

Serendipity: why only once a year?

Student safety is a main concern for everyone during Serendipity. However, should the school sponsor more outlets throughout the year, students may not feel the need to behave as recklessly.

Chris Collins, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

Once highlighted by a continental breakfast and faculty-student bike relays, Serendipity now includes color-throwing mayhem and the occasional fire truck. The established spring celebration brings students together for a once-a-year weekend of wild fun. Should this happen more often? The strength...

How to make the best of your Valentine’s Day

Kelli Uresti, Staff Writer and Senior Writer

February 14, 2014

Valentine’s Day can be a day of romance for some, while dreadful for others. Either way, we all know it is coming and must find some way to cope. Planning for Valentine’s Day is essential, but unfortunately, matters of love can be quite confusing at times. Here is a quick guide to planning the perfect...

Community commemorates 50th anniversary of integration

Community commemorates 50th anniversary of integration

Ellen Nicholas, News Editor

October 5, 2012

A mere 50 years ago, Guilford became an integrated institution after existing only for white students for 125 years. At the 50th Anniversary of Integration kick-off event on Sept. 25, community members celebrated trailblazing students like James McCorkle ’66 and Minnette Coleman ’73. “The...