The Guilfordian

Goof: Faculty exclusive poetry slam leads to rally

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Pen Sniffer

March 30, 2018

Disclaimer: This story is a part of out April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian Staff and is not based in fact. Chaos erupted at the English and Creative Writing Department poetry slam Tuesday night in room 203 in Duke Hall. The department held the poetry s...

Community comes together for Chinese New Year

Community comes together for Chinese New Year

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 23, 2018

Red decorations lined the walls of the Leak Room of Duke Hall for Guilford’s Chinese New Year celebration. “Red in Chinese is (a) really lucky color,” said sophomore Xinxin Zhou, who taught attendees how to make dumplings and performed poetry during the event. “It can bring you lots of good...

Guilford Edge set to shake up schedule

Guilford Edge set to shake up schedule

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

January 26, 2018

Through the development and implementation of a new program called the Guilford Edge, faculty members and the senior team are working to create a better experience for students. This year, President Jane Fernandes made the Guilford Edge a priority. “We are privileged, in this pivotal year, to...

Proposed parking fee faces faculty and staff backlash

Proposed parking fee faces faculty and staff backlash

Hannah Shoemaker and Andrew Walker

January 26, 2018

The final weeks of 2017 at Guilford consisted of finals, winter break and a proposed faculty and staff parking fee. On Dec. 11, the Office of Human Resources sent an email to Guilford faculty and staff stating that beginning on Jan. 1, they would need to pay a monthly fee for campus parking. 10 days...

Diversity of staff and faculty headed upwards

Diversity of staff and faculty headed upwards

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

Since Guilford College was founded in 1837, diversity has been one of its seven core values, which are principles that must be perpetuated throughout the campus community. Although diversity is a core value, only 25 percent of Guilford’s staff and 20 percent of the College’s faculty are people...

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 29, 2017

From digitally mapping the Silk Road to attending conferences about digital scholarship, Guilford College faculty and students have been developing their digital literacy for three years. In the spring of 2014, Guilford received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, an organization...

Changes in faculty, staff bring in new talents to campus

Clare Forrister, Opinion Editor

September 2, 2016

As the semester begins, Guilford College students may notice that first-years are not the only new faces on campus. Forty-five faculty, staff and administrators have joined the Guilford community or changed to new positions, and they have plenty to say about coming here. “I think it means new energy,”...

Twelve new faculty arrive for 2014-15

Emma Rumpl, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

Freshly mowed green grass, soaring lush trees and bustling adorable squirrels. This is the scene that welcomed Guilford’s 12 new full-time faculty members in August. “I liked the feel of the college,” said Professor of Business Management Michael Dutch when asked why he chose Guilford. “I...

A few words of wisdom from a departing senior writer

Victor Lopez, Senior Writer

May 2, 2014

In a few short weeks, I will finally walk across the stage set up on Guilford’s oaken quad and receive my diploma. Much more than its being just a piece of parchment, I would like to believe it signifies how Guilford has changed my life. I hope that the College will continue to change others’...