The Guilfordian

RecycleMania encourages eco-friendly practices

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

February 23, 2018

Over 300 colleges and universities. 46 states. Two countries. This is RecycleMania 2018. RecycleMania is an annual 8-week competition encouraging schools to be mindful of their waste. “Using fair and friendly competition, RecycleMania provides tools and opportunities that inspire, empower and...

KnitWits: good for the heart, community

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015

Picture this: you just came out of your two-hour-long class, your heart is racing, your palms are sweaty and you are stressed out. You pick up a pair of knitting needles, get the softest yarn you can find and feel your stress melt away. If this sounds appealing, the KnitWits club could be perfect...

Homelessness: an American crime

Homelessness: an American crime

Nicholas Carratu, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

Sometimes, the meat-and-potatoes of your existence is not food. It is extra socks, empty water bottles and a beat-up flip phone with just a few minutes of air time left. For G, whose name has been abbreviated, and the other 900 individuals who currently identify as homeless in Guilford County, this...

Community unites around local projects

Community unites around local projects

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

September 18, 2015

It is 9 a.m. on a Saturday, and there are already dozens of Guilford students gathered outside Founders Hall ready to tutor, bake some cakes and get their hands dirty. On Sept. 12, the Bonner Center and the Office for Student Leadership and Engagement hosted the Guilford Day of Service. The Day...

Feeding faith in Church Under The Bridge

Feeding faith in Church Under The Bridge

Naari Honor, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

A s the days drew closer to Church Under the Bridge on Saturday, April 4, I found myself conflicted by my own expectations and my duty to be objective as a journalist. I could be visited by my version of God or, at the very least, submit to his calling. It became clear that what resided on the other...

Letter to the Editor: In defense of the Bonner Program

Noelle Lane '15, Guest Writer

March 6, 2015

As I am about to graduate, it is important to express gratitude for the people who have paved the way for me to get to this point. Some of these people are mentors, faculty and other students. But, mostly, it is my father’s memory that drives me to be ambitious and to dig into the deeper societal struggles...

New Bonner projects give back to the community

Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer

December 5, 2014

For nearly 25 years, the Bonner Scholars Program has been making a difference in communities across the country. Here at Guilford, the program is still inventing projects so Guilfordians can contribute to the local community. One of these projects is the Giving Tree. “The Giving Tree is a project...

Church Under the Bridge: homeless ministry

Church Under the Bridge: homeless ministry

Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer

November 14, 2014

Stepping out of a black Volkswagen Beetle into the crisp October night, I took in my surroundings for the first time. An old brown bridge looming over Spring Garden Street. Hundreds of people crowded around a table full of food. I went to Church Under the Bridge for my first time in October 2013. “I...