The Guilfordian

New cyber security major aims for ethics

Nicholas Carratu, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

As society endures the joys and complications of technological advancement, the ethical dilemmas we face remain. At their monthly meeting on Nov. 4, Guilford College faculty approved a new cyber and network security major structured to address those issues. Set for spring 2016, the program will focus...

Colleges may be held accountable for student concussions

Amol Garg, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Student athletes risk their long-term health on the field while at Guilford College for our entertainment. “I think that it’s more difficult to be a college football player in this day and age than it is to be an NFL player because of the amounts of hits,” said the National Basketball Player’s...

Fossil fuel divestment movement gains momentum

Fossil fuel divestment movement gains momentum

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

Twenty-six religious institutions, 22 cities, two counties, 11 colleges and universities, 19 foundations and several other institutions have committed in some form to divest from fossil fuels. Characterized as “the fastest growing divestment movement in history” by an Oxford University study,...

Students seek to divest from troublesome investments

Rebecca Dou, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

Anyone can talk about the values they support, but how many people can say they put their money where their values are? Not many, and that is why four Guilford College students — junior Julia Draper, senior Tom Clement and sophomores Lillian Collins and Marek Wojtala — spent the January term analyzing...

Ethics, not corruption, should govern politics

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

There is a term that is often thrown around after such incidents as the recent “Bridgeghazi” and Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s egregious cronyism — “ethics,” specifically, “political ethics.” People across the nation are disgusted and angered by these politicians’ behaviors an...