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The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

Guilford first-year Olivia Herron’s mother, Brigitte Herron, is pictured standing in front of the Great Salt Lake in Utah.

The Beauty of Hiking

Anahy Gutierrez Martinez, Staff Writer February 19, 2022

With COVID restrictions loosening and spring just around the corner, students are looking for a safe way to spend time outdoors with friends. An article from the Cleveland Clinic mentioned that hiking...

Phase two of the White Street Landfill. Downtown Greensboro is visible in the distance.

A wasteless journey

Ben Clark and Caroline Clark, Guest Writers September 15, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 26, Laine Roberts, a waste education and recycling educator with the city of Greensboro, led a public tour of the city’s White Street Landfill, where yard and residential waste is housed...

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News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor October 5, 2018

U.S.A On Sept. 3, the International Court of Justice ordered the United States to lift the sanctions it re-imposed on Iran after leaving the Iran Nuclear deal in May. Iran argued that the sanctions...

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

New initiative hopes to make Guilford carbon-neutral

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...

RecycleMania encourages eco-friendly practices

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor February 23, 2018

Over 300 colleges and universities. 46 states. Two countries. This is RecycleMania 2018. RecycleMania is an annual 8-week competition encouraging schools to be mindful of their waste. “Using fair...

Belize prohibits oil drilling in its oceans

Laura Hay, Staff Writer February 16, 2018

In late December, Belize’s Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced an indefinite prohibition of oil drilling in the Caribbean country’s oceans. Belize’s barrier reef, the Mesoamerican Reef, is a...

Photo of Roy Cooper, the Governor of North Carolina. By Chris Seward - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Pipeline approved, Governor promises future of clean energy

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor February 9, 2018

On Jan. 26, Governor Roy Cooper made an announcement that North Carolina is dedicated to renewable and clean energy, alongside the approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by the NC Department of Environmental...

Greensboro protests for climate, environment

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor May 7, 2017

Bluegrass from the University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Old Time Ensemble welcomed a modest, but enthusiastic, crowd of protestors to Greensboro’s central park on Saturday, April 29, for the Greensboro...

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

Invasive species are a great threat to ecosystems

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,...

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