The Guilfordian

Photojournalist, Amy Toensing, to visit campus and share experiences

Nabadwip, West Bengal, India - April 5, 2016: Bhakti Dashi, 75 years old from Bangladesh, says she has been living in Nabadwip Bhajanashram ashram since
Bangladesh Independence around 25 years ago. Bhakti lives in the back area of the ashram, behind the temple with a few other widows. During they day other
widows come to the ashram to pray and chant in exchange for food. // Photo courtesy of Amy Toensing

Abigail Bekele, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

Imagine one day you had most of the necessities you needed and the next day everything is gone. When their husbands die, women in Nepal, India and Bangladesh lose their homes and families. Photojournalist Amy Toensing documented these women’s stories in her most recent project, “A World of Widows,”...

“Welcoming the Stranger” opens

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

It all started with various strands of inspiration. The interactive art installation named “Welcoming the Stranger” was created by artist Jo Israelson as the result of an open space for an art show and researching an immigration station. When Israelson visited the Maine Jewish Museum with her...

New endowment allows CPPS to continue providing unique opportunities

Molly Schneider, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

“A practical liberal education applied to real world problems.” Too big of a mouthful, right? Well, if you were sitting in on the 7:30 a.m. brainstorming sessions with Kent Chabotar, professor of political science, this is how you came to understand the Center for Principled Problem Solving. What...

Judy Harvey leaving Guilford after 21 fruitful years

Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer

May 10, 2013

In the fall of 1969, a young shy girl from Indiana arrived on the Guilford campus. But at the end of this semester, the woman she became will retire. Judy Harvey, engaged learning specialist in the Principled Problem Solving department, is leaving Guilford after 21 years of dedicated service to the...

Two proposals may change FYE in the coming years

Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer

April 5, 2013

Major changes could be on the way for Guilford’s First-Year Experience program. Members of the campus community have recently made two related proposals. The first is to change FYE 101 to PPS 101, in order to more heavily emphasize Principled Problem Solving. The second proposal is to include more...

Students spearhead judicial process reform

Christianna Van Dalsan, Staff Writer

March 7, 2013

The time has come. The pressure is on. Get ready for some big changes on campus. Guilford’s judicial process is known for being rooted in restorative justice. However, no system is perfect. That is why every five years, the student body gets the opportunity to review and suggest changes to the judicial...

“Poetic Portraits of a Revolution” paints multimedia picture of the Arab Spring

Linda Catoe, Staff Writer

February 10, 2012

On Friday, Feb. 10, Todd Drake’s “Bahraini Muslim Self Portraits” in the Hege Library Art Gallery will act as a backdrop for “Poetic Portraits of a Revolution,” a theatrical multimedia performance incorporating spoken word, video and photography. Co-sponsored by the Center for Principled...