The Guilfordian

Fencers: en garde!

Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer

November 7, 2014

Students dressed in white jackets, pants, gloves and masks thrust at each other with blunt-edged swords on the grass outside of Founders Hall. Though fencing may not seem Quakerly, teams around the country build community and integrity through the sport. “Having people who are there for you and...

Shutterbugs gather under Photo-thon’s light

Shutterbugs gather under Photo-thon’s light

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

A picture is worth a thousand words. If that is the case, then participants wrote a veritable novel at the first annual Photo-thon held by Photo Club. The event took place in Hege-Cox Hall on Sat., Dec. 1 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. “Our initial purpose was to provide a space where photographers...

One Hillel of a club: promoting Jewish learning

One Hillel of a club: promoting Jewish learning

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

It was cold and nearly dark when I went to the Hut.  Fortunately, the freezing temperatures and approaching night gave way to warm smiles and welcoming light. I was going to Shabbat, a weekly event put on by Guilford College’s chapter of Hillel, “the largest Jewish campus organization in the...

Huck it: Biohazard takes the field for a new season

Huck it: Biohazard takes the field for a new season

Clarence Turpin, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012

If ever you were looking for an opportunity to make friends, have fun and compete in an exciting sport, look no further than Biohazard — Guilford College’s Ultimate Frisbee team. In Ultimate Frisbee, a team of seven players advances the frisbee by tossing the disc from player to player, and a...

HUG embraces Hispanic heritage and youth leaders

HUG embraces Hispanic heritage and youth leaders

Taylor Hallett, Staff Writer, '12

November 2, 2012

Hispanos Unidos de Guilford is showing local Latino youth to a path of leadership. On Nov. 10, the annual on-campus conference “Soy un Líder” will invite Latino youth from nearby high schools to participate in group activities. “They come here, and for the first time they get a clear message...

Please turn off all electronic devices during the screening of: The Guilford Film Society

Please turn off all electronic devices during the screening of: The Guilford Film Society

Justyn Melrose, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012

Sitting in your room alone, in the dark, watching “The Notebook” may sound like a great way to spend a Wednesday afternoon, but Guilford College has a better alternative for film lovers: The Guilford Film Society. “Everybody watches movies and everyone enjoys (film) on a different level …...

Writing group provides outlet for creativity, encouragement

Writing group provides outlet for creativity, encouragement

Chassidy Crump, Guest Writer

September 28, 2012

Lovers of the written word converge in Duke 103 each week to create, critique and discuss their process and help one another on their writing journey. The Guilford Writing Group is a community of students and faculty with varying interests along the writing spectrum; belonging requires nothing more than...

Down with the stigma: Active Minds fights back

Kate Gibson, Features Editor

September 21, 2012

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students, reported the American Psychological Association. Depression affects one in 10 adults every year, according to the American Psychiatric Association. Mental health challenges are “more common than people realize,” said junior...

Why is there no yachting in the Yachting Club?

Why is there no yachting in the Yachting Club?

Alayna Bradley, Staff Writer

September 14, 2012

With no major waterways near campus, you may wonder why exactly we would have a “Yachting Club.” Like junior Lucas Coye joked, you might join because you “thought it was about boats.” You may be more interested to find that the Yachting Club actually has nothing to do with boats at all. In...