The Guilfordian

First-year students have diverse backgrounds

Meghana Iragavarapu, Features Editor

September 2, 2016

From over 26 states and two different countries, Guilford’s Class of 2020 has interspersed and immersed itself in the Quaker family. “I am pretty sure that you have heard it time and time again — the diversity in this class,” said First Year Experience Director Barbara Boyette. “We have...

Orientation could better reflect our values

Kathleen Herbst, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

Orientation: a staple of the college experience. Often dismissed as days of pointless sessions, it has the potential to be an introduction to life as a Guilford College student. However, does Guilford’s orientation accurately represent the College? As a transfer student, I attended a modified...

Class of 2020 envisions future on campus

Justin Perdue, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

Guilford College begins a new year with more than 400 new traditional students, one of the largest first year classes since the institution became a four-year liberal arts college in 1888. With a 34 percent increase in admission from last year, the first-year class brings its commitment to sports,...