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Staff Editorial: Choosing to keep our community COVID safe

October 15, 2021

Contrary to popular belief, rules are not meant to be broken.  The rules on and around campus regarding COVID-19, which are now the most lenient they have been since early March of 2020, were recently...

COVID isn’t over, so don’t act like it is

Jonathan Campbell, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Guilford’s vaccine mandate goes into effect Oct. 15. While a large majority of the student population is currently vaccinated, all students will have been vaccinated or have a relevant medical/religious...

Online learning falls short, encourages disconnection

Rafael Alfaro, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

Online schooling has potential—or does it? During the COVID-19 pandemic, most schools opted to convert to a completely virtual setting. This included utilizing tools like Zoom, Google Meet, Google Classroom...

The spike that backtracked Guilford to Phase 2

Avi Kumar and Jenni Camhi October 8, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 30, Interim President Jim Hood announced that Guilford College was to move back into Phase Two protocols following an uptick in COVID-19 positivity rates after a testing clinic the...

A photo of the Guilford Grill’s dining hours // via Lideah Shivley

The Grill’s shorter hours leave students hungry

Lideah Shivley, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

For returning Quakers, there are some noticeable differences on campus this year, one of which is the Grill’s shorter hours.  This year, the Grill is not open on Saturdays, does not open until 5...

Armfield Athletic Center

Canceled homecoming events leave students disappointed

Maria Jose Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

On Sept. 16, the Guilford Gazette, a publication of the Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations, announced that this year’s Homecoming & Family Weekend festivities were canceled because of the...

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Pfizer’s vaccine trial for children under 12 has promising results

Maria Guerrero, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

Pfizer and BioNtech came out with ​​promising results on their Phase 2/3 study for the vaccine for children between ages 5 and 11.  According to a press release on Sept. 20, the trial showed “robust...

How will the federal infrastructure plan affect college students?

Om Oza, Guest Writer September 13, 2021

Fifty years ago in the 1970s, the United States witnessed its last major infrastructure project that added to and revised the layout of the nation. For the past half-century, our nation has been relying...

Untangling first-year feelings

Azreen Anwar, Guest Writer September 12, 2021

Walking up the chalk-stained brick walkway to Founders Hall on a hot August afternoon, you could clearly see the changes to Guilford College’s campus as the academic year started with three-week...

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