The Guilfordian

Changes made to Study Abroad

Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

“New study away courses that represent a range of academic interests and opportunities for students and faculty to collaboratively learn together in unique and distinct ways,” read an email sent to Guilford students from the Provost’s Office. This is what Guilford’s faculty projects to offer...

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 9, 2018


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Assistant Director of Internships Amber Slade will no longer be working at Guilford College. Slade was laid off due to a recent round of budget cuts after working in the Career Development Center since April 2017. “Amber has communications with all of the organizations who have worked with Guilford...

Study abroad takes students around the world

Study abroad takes students around the world

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

February 2, 2018


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With over 800 academic programs in 75 countries, Guilford College’s Study Abroad Office has something for everyone. “If you want to study something in Iceland, we can set that up for you,” said Robbie Van Pelt, interim assistant director of study abroad. Guilford not only hosts programs in...

Human rights issues in Tanzania spark discussion on Africa coverage

Human rights issues in Tanzania spark discussion on Africa coverage

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2017


Filed under World & Nation

In 2011, 1.6 million people in Tanzania were living with HIV or AIDS according to a report by the United Nations Program for HIV and AIDS. Six years later, the numbers are on the rise. At the same time, criminalization of civilians who have sex with people of the same sex is on the rise according...

Difficulties in sustainable tourism

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


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According to the U.N., 2017 is the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development,” a year dedicated to changing the ways people go about tourism. The resolution adopted on Dec. 22, 2015, is the latest in a long line of international years that bring light to specific worldwide issues,...

St. Clare’s professor discusses Tolkien, literature

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2016


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Whether in Oxford, England, or Greensboro, North Carolina, “Lord of the Rings” author J.R.R. Tolkien remains a highly influential figure in literature and history. On Sept. 20, Paul Sinclair from St. Clare’s, Oxford gave a talk titled “J.R.R. Tolkien and the Victorian Fantasy of the Middle...

South African students protest rising tuition, inequality

South African students protest rising tuition, inequality

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Top Stories, World & Nation

On Oct. 23, the largest student protest since 1974 occurred in South Africa. In the nation’s capital, Pretoria, thousands of college students objected to an 11.5 percent tuition hike proposed by universities to cover their operating expenses. For many, however, the rally was not simply about...

Students discuss a more nuanced approach to AIDS in Africa

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015


Filed under World & Nation

Over $10 billion has made its way into Africa for the development of vaccines and the treatment of diseases. However, since African countries are often treated as if they were one, these efforts are unable to reach their true potential. “When we look at Africa in elementary, middle and high school,...