The Guilfordian

Professor Diya Abdo receives Ehrlich Award

Ayesha Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Diya Abdo, associate professor of English at Guilford, was awarded the 2019 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. The Ehrlich award was presented by Campus Compact, an organization of over 1,000 colleges across the nation that supports civic education and community development. Recipients of this...

Diya Abdo presents dialogue on refugee crisis

Sofia Pavone and Ethan Santana

September 28, 2018

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...

Summer camp should be accessible and affordable

Summer camp should be accessible and affordable

Kathleen Herbst, Community Coordinator

September 7, 2018

Popsicle juice dripping on your hands. A soccer ball kicked a little too far to the right. A community of people who you’ve only known for a week, but who feel like close friends. For many, camp is a staple of long childhood summer breaks. It’s a place to make friends, participate in new activities...

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2018

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,...

ECAR welcomes new refugees and trainees

Jilly Campbell, Assistant Copy Editor

September 29, 2017

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

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

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...

Campus refugee program spreads, adds minor

Campus refugee program spreads, adds minor

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

April 16, 2017

Over 65 million people are displaced from their homes. Half are under the age of 18. Programs have sprouted up everywhere to help refugees across the world. One that is gaining traction, “Every Campus a Refuge,” has a chapter right here at Guilford College. The program advocates for the housing...