The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: Campus needs more consensus

Staff Editorial: Campus needs more consensus

November 16, 2018

With the introduction of many campus changes, we at The Guilfordian want to emphasize the importance of consensus. As a Quaker institution, our tradition of consensus dates back to the founding of the college. In 1985, the college adopted a Statement of Purpose that directly recognizes “governance...

Staff Editorial: Resources for responding to sexual assault

Staff Editorial: Resources for responding to sexual assault

October 5, 2018

One of the United States biggest, continuing stories has circled around the sexual assault allegations on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The narrative contributes to the discussion surrounding victim shame or blame. In light of recent national attention on sexual assault and misconduct, the...

Staff Editorial: Properly reporting on shootings is imperative

Staff Editorial: Properly reporting on shootings is imperative

February 23, 2018

The tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida has joined the list of events sparking discussions revolving around gun violence. However, as journalists here at The Guilfordian, we realize that the sensitive nature of the topic can lead to inaccurate coverage or can toxically influence reporting. In consideration...

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian introduces new social justice editor to help ensure integrity

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian introduces new social justice editor to help ensure integrity

November 10, 2017

The Guilfordian is an ever-developing student-run social justice newspaper. Our most recent development is the addition of Lesly Vasquez as the Social justice editor. As such, they will be monitoring our articles as a further measure to ensure that we provide content with integrity and awareness.  Though...

Staff Editorial: Discussing gun control is paramount to stopping future violence

Staff Editorial: Discussing gun control is paramount to stopping future violence

October 6, 2017

We, the Guilfordian Editorial board, are deeply saddened by the recent shooting in Las Vegas. The number of deaths strike a deep chord in our nation, and we mourn the loss of innocent life. We have grown up in an era in America where mass shootings are frequent. However, these tragedies shouldn’t be...

Staff Editorial: Welcome, President Jane Fernandes

The Guilfordian's Editorial Board

April 18, 2014

During your visit, you impressed students, faculty, staff and trustees with your visions of the college’s future and your appreciation of our Quaker values. When you encouraged strengthening mutual communication between administration and the community, we knew you would be the ideal candidate for...

Staff Editorial: Lessons from San Diego

Editorial Board

March 7, 2014

You may have noticed that this week, the staff editorial has found a new home away from its usual home. Our front page has a new, spiffy “Inside this Issue” box, too. Equipped with an arsenal of new ideas like this, the editorial board returned from the National College Journalism Convention in...