The Guilfordian

Tale of young female wrestler illustrates gender bias

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

December 21, 2019

In the realm of contemporary sports, wrestling sets itself apart because of its history. Wrestling has existed for 15,000 years and was one of the events at the first Olympic games held in 776 B.C. Although wrestling typically has been a male-dominated sport for most of its history, the sport’s d...

Apple Card prompts gender bias inquiry

An image of David Hansson, a programmer, speaking at a tech conference in California.

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Apple and its corporate partner Goldman Sachs have been implicated in a regulatory investigation of credit allotment practices following a controversial Twitter thread from an entrepreneur. Danish software developer David Hansson shared that his Apple Card credit limit was 20 times that of his wife Ja...

Ask about more than nails, dresses and shoes

Ask about more than nails, dresses and shoes

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

Feminism deserves a place in all professions. Some jobs have made more strides in the way of equality than others, however. But in the film industry, women continue to be treated as lesser by reporters and paparazzi in a way many people might not consider — the quality of questions interviewers...

Emma Watson’s UN speech effective, if problematic

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

Emma Watson, though armed with high aspirations and good intentions, fell short in her speech on gender equality for the United Nations. “She missed some marks,” said Zana Hicks, junior and president of Feminism Redefined and Allied in Multicultural Equality. “But now we can tell her, ‘Hey,...

Title IX self-study examines gender equality in sports

Jordan Smith, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012

Is gender equality as prominent at Guilford as it seems? A study is looking further into the issue to see if change is necessary. In 1972, Title IX of the Educational Amendments called for complete gender equality in any educational program or activity. Athletics caused the most controversy with...