The Guilfordian

Letter to the editor: Alum asks for divestment

Yahya Alazrak ‘12

March 25, 2016

I’m not going to renew my giving to Guilford College this year. Not because I was not transformed by the education and community there, I was. Not because I don’t care about the students attending this year or next year, I do. But more than these, I care about the students who are not there now or...

Letter to the Editor: Guilford College Hillel declares itself open

Guilford College Hillel

April 2, 2015

Guilford College Hillel has taken a huge step in practicing our core values of community, equality, integrity and diversity: we have declared ourselves to be an open Hillel. Consistent with the beliefs that drew us to Guilford, we are striving to build an inclusive and accessible Jewish community on...

Campus debate regarding energy sourcing continues

Amol Garg, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

To safeguard the environment or to safeguard profits, that is the question. The movement to divest from fossil fuel companies has gained national importance. Nine colleges, 22 municipalities, two counties, two dozen religious groups and 19 foundations have committed to divest from fossil fuel. Guilford...

Fossil fuel divestment movement gains momentum

Fossil fuel divestment movement gains momentum

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

Twenty-six religious institutions, 22 cities, two counties, 11 colleges and universities, 19 foundations and several other institutions have committed in some form to divest from fossil fuels. Characterized as “the fastest growing divestment movement in history” by an Oxford University study,...

Students seek to divest from troublesome investments

Rebecca Dou, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

Anyone can talk about the values they support, but how many people can say they put their money where their values are? Not many, and that is why four Guilford College students — junior Julia Draper, senior Tom Clement and sophomores Lillian Collins and Marek Wojtala — spent the January term analyzing...