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Guilford College outsources housekeeping management

Guilford College outsources housekeeping management

Finn Williamson and Andrew Walker

May 4, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Web Exclusive

Starting in May, Guilford College will be outsourcing the management of its housekeeping staff, though the College will retain the same housekeeping employees. “In terms of the organization of it, what we’re doing is contracting it out, and all of the individuals that work for us will just be remai...

Geeks on the Quad unites to celebrate pi day

Geeks on the Quad unites to celebrate pi day

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

From trivia questions to pie-eating contests themed around Pi Day, Guilford College’s Geeks on the Quad event provided the community with an opportunity to share geeky passions while learning more about others. The event was hosted by the Society of Physics Students, Guilford’s Community Senate,...

Mental health is key for college students

Mental health is key for college students

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

When I was 15, I went to therapy for the first time. The office was small, located beneath a large architecture firm, and I was intimidated. There were mints, the Lifesaver kind that I’ve since found at every therapy or psychiatric practice I’ve been to, and I grabbed a few and stuffed them into...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

February 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

Quaker lunch teaches about core values Guilford’s core values consist of community, diversity, equality, excellence, integrity, justice and stewardship. On Thursday, Feb. 1, Guilford offered students, faculty, staff and other community members the opportunity to learn about the origins of the Co...

Transparency is crucial

Transparency is crucial

February 2, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

Since the beginning of the 2017-2018 academic year, students at Guilford have returned to campus noticing a few changes had been made. Over the summer, seven employees were let go of their positions. On June 20, Jane Fernandes held a public meeting where she announced these changes were due to budgetary...

Diversity of staff and faculty headed upwards

Diversity of staff and faculty headed upwards

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

Since Guilford College was founded in 1837, diversity has been one of its seven core values, which are principles that must be perpetuated throughout the campus community. Although diversity is a core value, only 25 percent of Guilford’s staff and 20 percent of the College’s faculty are people...

Staff members gone, students angry about lack of communication

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Guilford has made many steps toward promoting change in recent months. Among those steps, there was one that stood out among the rest: changes in its staff members. “It’s going to take some adjusting,” said senior Vanessa Madonna. “All in all, I think it’s a good thing.” Recently, Guilford...

Core values offer chance to change

Core values offer chance to change

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

How often do you think about Guilford’s core values in your day-to-day life? Be honest — it is not very Quaker to lie. Guilford established its seven core values, community, diversity, equality, excellence, integrity, justice and stewardship, in 2002 shortly after the arrival of the school’s...