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...

Donors and students are disconnected

Nick Carratu, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

Voting unanimously against the installation of campus-wide surveillance cameras, Community Senate made it clear that they wouldn’t waste rollover funds on unnecessary ancillary expenditures. For over a year, the board of trustees pushed for those security cameras. Instead, their agenda took a direct...

Staff Editorial: Donor-student connections needed

Editorial Board

February 20, 2015

The fountain in front of Founders. The wall around the baseball field. The fish tank in the Quakeria. These are a few examples of times when Guilford College has received generous donations for very specific purposes, purposes that, quite frankly, don’t address the true needs of this institution and...

The business of advancing the college: one step at a time

Victor Lopez, Senior Writer

November 9, 2012

Across the street from the main campus lays a Zen-like oasis where Chinese room dividers serve to separate one workspace from another and light classical music plays from some secret location, setting a very relaxed scene for the look and feel of the Office of Advancement. The building houses a team...