The Guilfordian

New candidate for District 61

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2018

Just around the corner are the United States’ Midterm Elections, where the wave of young, progressive candidates under the democratic ticket looks to take seats away from older republican representatives. However, North Carolina House District 61 is seeing the exact opposite. Louisiana native Alissa...

Puppets to reflect Syrian refugees

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Children’s program Sesame Street and The International Rescue Committee are trying to provide education to children who are refugees of the Syrian conflict. The goal of the initiative is to ease stress on refugee children by providing educational and support resources. The program is funded by a...

ECG student talks about transition in college

ECG student talks about transition in college

Madeline Edwards, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

I began my time as an Early College student in the ninth grade at 14-years-old in the white buildings with the green tops near the Frank Family Science Center. I spent two years in those buildings, taking many honors and Advanced Placement classes. Even with these classes and others telling me what the...

Consent is the Best Present

Consent is the Best Present

February 9, 2018

As the Valentine’s Day holiday approaches, The Guilfordian staff would like to remind everyone of the importance of consent. Crucial in any sexual encounter, consent comes first and is mandatory. Silence is not consent, nor does what someone wears or how much they had to drink classify as consent....

The Nobel Prize for cryo-EM that helped battle the Zika Virus

Shami Chideya, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Most people have seen an image produced by cryo-electron microscopy, or cryo-EM, in their biology or chemistry class and didn’t even realize it. While the method only produces pictures of molecules, the process of developing this high-resolution, accurate depiction of a biomolecule took over 30 years...

Greensboro school welcomes 320 students new to the U.S.

Newcomers School welcomes new students

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

It’s a routine that began at the start of the academic year in August. Abu Zaeem, the principal of Doris Henderson Newcomers School, stands at the entrance of the school everyday to greet around 300 students who arrive by bus. “When they first start in August, you always want to create that culture...

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

September 15, 2017

As a campus focused on social justice, we want to work to change the world. We want to make a world that is more accepting, more free, more just. We cannot, however, simply make a difference without information. In order to change the world, we must know what is happening and its context. We must be...

Letter to the Editor: the disbelieving white man

Tom Guthrie, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology

April 29, 2016

I’m writing from the position of a white man, which is the only position I can write from. In fact, I’ve occupied this position my whole life. Well, actually, I was a white boy for a long time, but I’m now nearing the pinnacle of power and domination in our society. As a white man, when I hear...

Cultural appropriation is dangerous, harmful

Clare Forrister, Opinion Editor

March 25, 2016

For Guilford students who do not understand cultural appropriation: look no further than your own dorm room. The average Guilford student has at least one object or habit that, whether they realize it or not, originates from a culture that doesn’t belong to them. From tapestries, prayer flags...