The Guilfordian

Guilford celebrates Women’s History Month

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

“When women tell their stories, other women sometimes can raise their voices as well,” said Associate Professor of English Mylène Dressler. Dressler, along with other Guilford faculty members, spoke at the HERstory Month Celebration on March 15. The celebration was an interdisciplinary celebration...

New year, new me? Or same me?

New year, new me? Or same me?

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

January 19, 2018

The coming of the new year is often accompanied by New Year’s resolutions, often abandoned by February, and for that reason, many are skeptical of the value of having a New Year’s resolution. As someone who has made many resolutions and has subsequently abandoned them, I was once a member of the...

Moore speaks about “The Other Wes Moore”

Moore speaks about “The Other Wes Moore”

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

November 17, 2017

“There are Wes Moores in every one of our communities, every one of our schools,” said Wes Moore during his presentation at Guilford on Nov. 9. Moore is the author of “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates,” a book that all Guilford first-years were required to read as an assignment for...

National Football League players take a knee to highlight racial justice in the US

National Football League players take a knee to highlight racial justice in the US

Courtney Cubberley and Lila Karp

October 6, 2017

All eyes were on Colin Kaepernick as he took a knee during the national anthem at a 2016 preseason game. Kaepernick, then the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, chose to take a knee in order to highlight racial injustice and police brutality against African-Americans in the U.S. Now, in the middle of...

Protests in St. Louis spark debates about race

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

On Sept. 15, Judge Timothy J. Wilson of St. Louis ruled that former police officer Jason Stockley was not guilty of first degree murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith. Local activists who had been carefully watching the proceedings quickly executed plans to protest. Over the past...

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

September 15, 2017

As a campus focused on social justice, we want to work to change the world. We want to make a world that is more accepting, more free, more just. We cannot, however, simply make a difference without information. In order to change the world, we must know what is happening and its context. We must be...

Flourish with CHANGE: Africana CHANGE Jr. makes an impact in the Greensboro community

Flourish with CHANGE: Africana CHANGE Jr. makes an impact in the Greensboro community

Brianna Glenn, Staff Writer

September 21, 2012

In 2009, Africana Community Coordinator Jada Drew founded the Africana CHANGE Program for students of African descent to participate together in an independent study program. The program began with five students and now is in its fourth year with 10 students. Africana CHANGE excels in empowerment...