The Guilfordian

Diya Abdo presents dialogue on refugee crisis

Sofia Pavone and Ethan Santana

September 28, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

On Monday, Sept. 24, Associate Professor of English Dr. Diya Abdo hosted a talk in Dana Auditorium where she discussed refugee settlement and the refugee communities at Guilford. She spoke about her work with Every Campus a Refuge, explaining the process of taking in refugees from across the globe and...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

February 9, 2018


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Quaker lunch teaches about core values Guilford’s core values consist of community, diversity, equality, excellence, integrity, justice and stewardship. On Thursday, Feb. 1, Guilford offered students, faculty, staff and other community members the opportunity to learn about the origins of the Co...

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

Every Campus a Refuge was represented and recognized by the United Nations at the U.N. Together Campaign Summit in New York on Jan. 9. The event sought to promote refugee resettlement efforts and the alleviation of problems that refugees face, specifically in a college setting. 10 colleges and universities,...

Faculty and staff discuss immigration

Faculty and staff discuss immigration

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Nov. 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Gilmer room, the Honors Program and OSLE hosted a dinner and discussion on the topic of immigration justice at Guilford. The speakers in attendance were Associate Professor of English Diya Abdo, Assistant Director of Multicultural Education Irving Zavaleta...

ECAR welcomes new refugees and trainees

Jilly Campbell, Assistant Copy Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

18 trainees. Five refugees. One campus. It’s been a busy week for Every Campus a Refuge to say the least. On Saturday, Sept. 23, 18 students, staff members, faculty and alumni participated in a training session to become volunteers for the program. And Tuesday, Sept. 26 marked the arrival of...

The best news of the summer according to Guilford students

The best news of the summer according to Guilford students

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Several students have reportedly been avoiding local, national and international news for the past four months. “I’ve stopped paying attention to news,” said Early College senior Joseph Chang. “The news media is shifting to click-bait.” This sentiment was echoed by many students who were...

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

This last year has been one wild ride. At Guilford, we’ve experienced all kinds of changes in the 2016-2017 academic year. There have been several adjustments to the curriculum, and we have begun to implement the Speak Up! initiative. We purchased the East Apartments and made several hiring decisions. Though...

Every Campus a Refuge becomes PPS minor

Every Campus a Refuge becomes PPS minor

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


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The acclaimed program Every Campus a Refuge is now a part of Guilford College’s curriculum. Every Campus a Refuge is a Principled Problem Solving Experince minor, meaning it will be a two-year program for current students interested in learning more about the issues of immigrant displacement. Students...

Israeli settlements continue to expand in West Bank, Gaz

Israeli settlements continue to expand in West Bank, Gaz

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2017


Filed under Archives, In Print, World & Nation

In 1967, Israel built the first settlements in East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and the West Bank. In recent years, those settlements are only expanding. According to the Central Intelligence Agency in December 2010, there were 327,750 Israelis in 121 settlements in the West Bank and 192,000 Israelis...