The Guilfordian

Colleges may be held accountable for student concussions

Amol Garg, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Student athletes risk their long-term health on the field while at Guilford College for our entertainment. “I think that it’s more difficult to be a college football player in this day and age than it is to be an NFL player because of the amounts of hits,” said the National Basketball Player’s...

Concussions leave lasting effects

Aiperia Iusupova & Robert Pacheco, Staff Writer & Sports Editors

November 21, 2014

It is the 1970’s, and a center crushes a defensive tackle with the force of a car crash and awkwardly lands on the ground. Adrenaline runs through his veins. He is determined to line up again for another play. But something is wrong. He feels numb and notices himself bleeding. He loses consciousness,...

Stop, look, and feel

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writers

September 20, 2013

$765 million. Sounds like a lot of money, right? Do not let the numbers deceive you. The National Football League’s concussion settlement stirred feelings of gratitude in some and skepticism in most. “It’s a lot of money,” said sophomore halfback Bob Hicks. “Athletes already get paid...