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Staff Editorial: Affirmative action puts Guilford’s core values in action

February 8, 2022

Guilford College is guided by seven core values: community, diversity, equality, excellence, integrity, justice and stewardship. Recently, two cases have been brought to the Supreme Court, one from Harvard...

Danish Maqbool Muslim Student Association Comedy Show

Muslim Student Association hosts comedy show

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor April 20, 2018

“I drove down from New Jersey for this, so be dope,” said standup comedian Danish Maqbool. Maqbool, who has been doing standup for three years, performed a comedy show on Tuesday, April 10 in the...

“Dear White People” discusses racial divide

Nakiya Parker, Staff Writer February 16, 2018

“Dear White People” is a 2014 comedic drama, co-produced, directed and written by Justin Simien. Simien is an author and filmmaker who received critical acclaim for the film at its release. According...

Staff Editorial: Racism, discrimination are not part of our paper’s legacy and motto

October 27, 2017

Over fall break, The Guilfordian received a letter from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The letter was directed towards the Editor-in-Chief, but its lack of specificity led us to believe that...

Concerned representatives from various student organizations spoke during a rally for administration accountability on April 20.

Students demand transparency at rally

Harris Billings, Staff Writer April 29, 2016

“Show me what democracy looks like,” called out a student at the head of the group. “This is what democracy looks like,” we chanted together, marching across campus with signs in hand. Last...

Ireland passes gender recognition law, but US still unfriendly to the transgender community

Harris Billings, Staff Writer September 4, 2015

In 1993, Ireland decriminalized homosexual activity. Twenty-two years later, the transgender community of Ireland celebrates a major victory. In May 2015, Ireland became the first country to legalize...

Greensboro Clean Slate Clinics help to expunge criminal records

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer March 27, 2015

For people convicted of crimes, judicial punishment may seem like the worst of their troubles. However, even after serving time, people with past convictions can face discrimination for the rest of their...

Gay rights not the ‘new’ civil rights; both equally important

Olivia Neal March 7, 2014

Which is more important to fight: racial oppression or gay discrimination? This shouldn’t be a question we ask ourselves. The two are equally important, and those who call themselves advocates of...

Jordanian women face violence, misogyny

Jordanian women face violence, misogyny

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer December 6, 2013

The Multicultural Resource Center buzzed with conversation. Then, as Associate Professor of English Diya Abdo arose, silenced enveloped the audience of students and faculty. A few latecomers filed into...

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