The Guilfordian

Coronavirus forces change for three-week courses

Mylène Dressler, Associate Professor of English, and fellow Associate Professor Diya Abdo had to change their planned three-week, study-abroad course to a class they titled Writing in Real Time // Photo by Maia Dery.

Reagan Bednar and Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer and News Editor

May 24, 2020

With Guilford finding itself in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, closing its campus and offering online-only classes, many three-week session classes didn’t go according to original plans. Some professors were forced to make drastic alterations in lesson plans or in some cases, cancel them all ...

Doing essential work raises fears for immigrant families

draft work authorization letters-NC Dept of Agriculture

Laura Quiceno, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

With the coronavirus being a threat for many of us it is hard to think about having to stop going to work. But the government has put up a state law that only essential labor can continue in the United States. As of now, my family has been lucky enough to continue having income to pay our bills. My husband...

Pets bring silver lining to their quarantined owners

photo for pets and people-Emma Hines

Emma Hines, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

Confusion, fear and determination: all words describing feelings many have faced during this COVID-19 quarantine.  And I’m not talking about just people either. I’m talking about our furry friends, our pets. Our friends have noticed by now that their human companions are staying home a lot more...

Time of panic requires clarity of news

photo for Kye opinion piece

Pierson Kye, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

Things change. Life happens. Not everything goes according to plan. Originally, my next piece in The Guilfordian would have been an op-ed about the bell that rings every hour and can be heard all across campus. I would have thrown in an Anita Ward joke and claimed that members of the Guilford community...

COVID-19 makes daily life surreal

A bright spring afternoon in an uncharacteristically vacant Triad Park, Kernersville, NC.

Ben Clark, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

I am sitting in my bedroom wondering when I will be able to relax in the same room as my best friend again. Before spring break at my college, the coronavirus was no more than a passing thought, similar to ones about the common flu. “Stay away from large crowds,” “Hold your breath after someone...

Surviving the Upside Down

beach photo-Camhi feature

Jenni Camhi, Executive Copy Editor

May 8, 2020

Imagine sitting on a beach, crystal-blue waters rolling out in front of you as far as you can see. You’re relaxing on the sand, enjoying your spring break with three of your closest friends from college. It’s been a busy and stressful semester and you’re happy to finally get a vacation. Suddenly...

Spring 2020 sports: the season that wasn’t

spring 2020 sports collage

Trey Kawugule and Tori Maness

April 26, 2020

The night of March 12, Guilford’s men's lacrosse team met outside of Armfield Athletic Center for a team dinner. This dinner was only hours after the team learned of the suspension of the young 2020 season.  Only team members and coaches were privy to the discussion and events of that evening, b...

Guilford, Elon arts students adjust while learning during quarantine

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Calley Hull, Staff Writer

April 26, 2020

For most Guilford students, the COVID-19 quarantine is disappointing for several reasons. Not only does it mean being isolated from friends and professors, but it has also led to the cancellation of highly anticipated campus events, such as Serendipity and the Guilford Undergraduate Symposium. Unfortunately,...