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The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

Pope Francis takes steps toward equality, names Wilton Gregory as cardinal

Mads Bradley, Staff Writer November 5, 2020

When Pope Francis was elected in 2013, he made history by being the first Jesuit pope, the first pope from the Americas and the first non-European pope since the eighth century. Since his election, he...

Staff Editorial: Equality in the Oscars

Staff Editorial: Equality in the Oscars

March 16, 2018

For years, the public has criticized the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the lack of diversity in the Academy Award nominees and winners. In 2016, as a response to this critique of the...

Four attendees of Greensboro Pride 2017 celebrate LGBTQIA pride and show support for the community by wearing pride flags, rainbow bracelets and necklaces on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. // Photos by Fernando Jimenez/The Guilfordian

Greensboro unites to celebrate Pride

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor September 22, 2017

A sea of rainbow flags symbolizing hope, pride and unity permeated the heart of the city of Greensboro as thousands of individuals gathered downtown to celebrate and embrace diversity. The 12th Pride...

Ramya, who married her uncle at age 14, in her home in Athimoor. Image by Praveena Somasundaram. India, 2017. Pulitzer Center.

Reporting for the Pulitzer Center – Praveena Somasundaram

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor August 9, 2017

Praveena Somasundaram is a rising senior in The Early College at Guilford program. She is the features editor of The Guilfordian, Guilford College’s award-winning student newspaper. Praveena...

Protest and Speak-out for Accountability

February 24, 2017

On Friday, February 24th, student group Integrity for Guilford held a speak out protest as part of a continuing discussion for demanding changes to school policy and addressing issues of racism, sexism,...

Committee devoted to salary improvements

James Sharpe & Patrick Cassidy, Senior Writer & Staff Writer April 22, 2016

“Beginning in fall 2015, I convened a compensation committee,” said President Jane Fernandes. “This includes faculty, staff and student representatives.” Since Fernandes came into office in...

Classroom gender dynamics improving

Kathryn Long, Staff Writer March 4, 2016

In the past 200 years, a lot has changed with respect to gender dynamics in the classroom. Years ago, hardly any women attended college. In 2014, according to the American Community Survey, 55.2 percent...

In response to five common misconceptions about atheism

Walter Hassell, Guest Writer November 13, 2015

Atheists are the least trusted minority in America today. What, you were thinking of a different group? If so, that isn’t surprising, given that there has been great pushback (as there should be)...

Core values offer chance to change

Core values offer chance to change

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer November 13, 2015

How often do you think about Guilford’s core values in your day-to-day life? Be honest — it is not very Quaker to lie. Guilford established its seven core values, community, diversity, equality,...

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