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Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

April 12, 2019

“It’s about time,” said President of Guilford College Jane Fernandes. On April 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bryan Jr. Auditorium, Guilford College held its inaugural Lavender Graduation. The Lavender Graduation celebrates graduating students from both undergraduate and graduate programs who are members...

Kate Bernheimer brings fairy-tale magic with fiction reading

Aubrey Fetzer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Once upon a time, on a warm April day, a Sherwood Anderson Distinguished Visiting Writer arrived and brought with her fairy-tales for all. On April 3, Guilford College hosted author and distinguished writer Kate Bernheimer, known for her book “The Girl In The Castle Inside The Museum” and her...

Students learn cooking techniques at Teaching Kitchen session

Natalie Whitmeyer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

A demonstration on how to make fried rice was held on Saturday, April 6 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Binford kitchen. This demonstration was a continuation of the Teaching Kitchen series, in which students actively promote and participate in learning how to cook meals with healthy and local food. The...

Students come together for ColorFest

Students come together for ColorFest

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

April 5, 2019

This year, Guilford College’s Serendipity is celebrating its 42nd year on campus with the theme G-Chella. The week-long series of events will cover topics ranging from art, music, comedy, fashion and student performances. One annual event that students have the opportunity to attend is ColorFest. ColorFest,...

LakeFest continues as lasting Guilford tradition

LakeFest continues as lasting Guilford tradition

Kathryn Hurst, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

On Saturday, March 30, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., Guilford and Greensboro community members gathered by the lake for Serendipity’s, or G-Chella’s, annual LakeFest. Despite the high winds and smaller turnout in comparison to past years, those who showed up seemed to enjoy their time outdoors in the warm,...

Students showcase talents at Wild N Out and For the Culture Step Show

Students showcase talents at Wild N Out and For the Culture Step Show

Hunter Neal, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

On Thursday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m., the Wild ‘n Out show was held in Dana Auditorium as part of this year’s Serendipity. Wild ‘n Out allowed students to see their peers perform in an improv and comedy show. This year’s cast members included several students and acts that performed at Wild...

Club Fair offers multitude of activities

Jenni Camhi, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

The Guilford Club Fair took place in the lobby of Founders Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 1-3 p.m. The event offered students the opportunity to get out into their community and explore the different student organizations that are available to them. Students were able to walk around the perimeter...

New strand of influenza impacts students

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Usually, the seasonal winter flu would peak at this time in the year, however, officials are worried by the news of a new and deadlier swine flu strain that is becoming widespread in 48 states. Nationwide, there have been 26.3 million flu-like illnesses, 12.4 million medical visits and 347,000 flu hospital...

Guilford College Sports Information Director opens opportunities for students

Guilford College Sports Information Director opens opportunities for students

Trey Kawugule, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

“I was sitting in Dave’s office last spring after returning from a mission trip in Texas,” said Morgan Tompkins, a junior and member of Guilford’s volleyball team. “He asked me about my greatest takeaways from the trip, and it turned into a very personal conversation about life. I mentioned how mu...