The Guilfordian

Trans lives threatened

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

The Obama Administration helped the transgender community make strides in the way of civil rights, but a leaked memo shows that the Trump administration may be reversing some of the progress that was made. On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from the Department of Health and Human...

Mental health is key for college students

Mental health is key for college students

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2018

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...

Mental health services here to help

Caleb Amstutz, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

It is hardly a question that colleges and universities in the United States are suffering from a widespread mental health crisis. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 50 percent of college students ranked their mental health as below average. One in three students reported long periods...

Students struggle with anxiety, share survival strategies

Olivia Neal, Staff Writer

February 14, 2014

Your hands are shaking and you can’t restrain them. Your stomach hurts and your chest feels tight. You feel trapped, scared and alone. You feel like running but you don’t know where to go because this feeling will follow you everywhere. This is anxiety. As college students battle stacks of...

Despite needed improvements, Guilford Counseling Center still above par

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer

April 12, 2013

Anxiety. Depression. OCD. Panic Attacks. Whatever the disorder or illness, you are not alone. The Guilford Counseling Center, located by the lake, provides both private counseling and support groups to cope with the emotional health of the student body. The services are free, and appointments are...