The Guilfordian

Loneliness at (and away from) Guilford

Students walk across Guilford's quad in September 2019.

Akeba Bebley-Calvin and Dazmyn Spencer, Staff Writers

May 19, 2020

Does having a smaller campus equal more opportunities to be social and less isolated? Guilford College is often praised for its size and how it creates a sense of community among students, staff and faculty. Community is also one of the seven core values at Guilford. However, some members of the community...

Witness in Dallas police officer trial found dead

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

On Sep. 9, 2018, former police officer Amber Guyger shot her African American neighbor Botham Jean in his own apartment, thinking it was her own. She was convicted with murder on Sep. 30, 2018, and given 10 years in prison. On Friday, Oct. 4, Joshua Brown, a key witness in the trial, was found dead. ...

Falling into Guilford’s three-week term

Journalism Boot Camp students

September 21, 2019

As summer started to wind down, Guilford College was alive with new energy in late August. Fall 2019 got under way on campus with a new three-week term and students in the three-week Journalism Boot Camp course took to the campus green to capture the Guilford community in motion. Students, faculty...

Food truck festival brings community together with international cuisine

Community members patiently line up to order food at the wide array of different food trucks at the festival.

Alesha Garcia, Guest Writer

September 16, 2019

On Sunday, Aug. 25, the Greensboro Food Truck Festival was held downtown on Green, Market and Elm Streets, bringing the community out to enjoy various food choices, live music and craft vendors. The food trucks offered many international choices including German, Asian and Mexican cuisine. The fes...

Reading brings community together to raise money for families at the border

Writer Oswaldo Estrada, a UNC-Chapel Hill professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, reads at Scuppernong Books during the Writers for Migrant Justice event on Sept. 4.

Alesha Garcia and Ellen Han

September 12, 2019

As tensions continue to intensify along the U.S.-Mexico border, the tragedies that occur there often seem to get drowned out by the incessant arguing of politicians. In an effort to support migrant families and remember the deceased, writers and community members gathered to perform and listen to...

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Guilford College Inaugural Lavender Graduation LGBTQIA

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

Guilford College Serendipity Color Fest 2019

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,...