The Guilfordian

GSBA looks to be open to campus community

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

The Guilford Student Body Association was formed this academic year by combining the Community Senate and CCE Student Government Association. GSBA is seeking to make changes to the operations of the two older organizations. GSBA hopes to better represent all students while creating a greater sense...

Meeting sets stage for changes

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Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

March 16, 2018

With the Guilford Edge set to shake up Guilford, the Board of Trustees met on Feb. 23 and 24 to discuss the progress and implementation of the Edge, as well as the developments of other Guilford projects and committees. “I am pleased to share that the Board of Trustees has officially endorsed the ...

New schedule offers challenges, opportunities

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Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

February 23, 2018

One of the proposed changes for the Guilford Edge is a switch from Guilford’s traditional 15-week semester to a 12-3 schedule. “Under the proposed schedule, instead of taking four courses lasting 15 weeks, students would take three more intensive courses for 12 weeks and one very intensive course ...

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Student Senate President Hector Rivera Suarez poses for a photo in front of Founders Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2017.//Photo by Julia Martins de Sa/The Guilfordian

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

January 26, 2018

Feb. 14, 1997. Guilford College’s Student Community Senate President Hector Rivera Suarez was born to loving parents in Veracruz, Mexico late at night on Valentine’s Day. Suarez lived with his parents and older sister in Veracruz for eight years. Veracruz is on the Gulf of Mexico, and every summer...

Letter to the Editor

September 29, 2017

As the previous ICC chair for Guilford’s Community Senate, I worked hand in hand with all 50 clubs that Guilford has to offer to the community. I took attendance at every Senate meeting and at every ICC meeting. I set high standards for the clubs to meet because I wanted to see the community grow and...

Clubs should not receive special treatment

Clubs should not receive special treatment

Olivia La Ganza, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Clubs and organizations are an integral part of any college campus.  Guilford has over 50 clubs on campus spanning a wide variety of interests, from rugby to forensic biology. There is a code of conduct for campus clubs and organizations so that they are held accountable for their actions, and if...

Student Senate Update

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Collin Gendron, Business Manager

March 5, 2017

Senate Meeting Feb 27 Brainstorming ideas on building community Rallying campus spirit Ethical leadership Team advisors Learning collaboratively Senate Article Feb 27 The Senate meeting for this week focused on brainstorming ideas for ways to improve Guilford. The main concepts that wer...

Senate Update

Collin Gendron, Business Manager

February 12, 2016

We discussed Hege library construction projects during our last Senate meeting. The second floor of the library is currently being renovated into a teaching, learning and research space. The plan is for this space to become two adjoining spaces: an experimental and a collaborative space. The funding...

Senate will not fund security cameras

Junior Nahja Zigbi-Johnson speaks at the recent Senate Meeting where the group decided not to fund security cameras.

Gabe Pollak, Allison DeBusk, and Clare Forrister

November 2, 2015

Tonight at Senate, the community decided not to fund security cameras. After intense discussion, attendees came to consensus that they did not want to use the Senate rollover fund for this purpose. In addition to discussing security cameras, students voiced concerns about the school's justice system,...