The Guilfordian

New initiative hopes to make Guilford carbon-neutral

Members of Green Society discuss ways to make Guilford College the first carbon neutral college in the American south during a meeting. Photo courtesy of Matt Armstrong

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

“We are going to get Guilford to be totally carbon-neutral by 2030,” said The Green Society Leader and first-year Connor Potts. The Green Society is a new student initiative, and members of The Green Society meet Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in room 215 of Dana Auditorium. “The purpose is to become...

Nonprofit removes the sting of dying bees

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

Detroit is being stung by the decline of bees in the city area. Detroit Hives, run by city natives Timothy Paule and Nicole Lindsey, is a nonprofit organization that wants to help bees rebound and flourish by installing honeybee hives in abandoned lots throughout the city. The group’s mission according...

Invasive species are a great threat to ecosystems

Purple loosestrife often causes its surrounding habitat, where fish and wildlife feed, to be overtaken by a sea of purple flowers. // Photo courtesy of

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

April 16, 2017

The purple flowers found by the lakeside, the lush green vines that grow along the bricks of a house and the distinctly brown striped fish by the shore all seem like normal features of nature. However, they are all dangerous. The three creatures, the purple-loosestrife, kudzu and lionfish respectively,...