The Guilfordian

Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention

Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

At such a divisive time in politics, people often get caught up in large national elections and forget about local elections. These elections can have large impacts on the lives of citizens and are still overlooked. One of the first steps in taking political action is voting in local elections. The...

Two arrested for drug charges on Guilford campus

Two arrested for drug charges on Guilford campus

Kathleen Herbst and Andrew Walker

September 29, 2017

Kevin Alfaro and Samuel Ciganek were arrested by the Greensboro Police Department on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 on Elizabeth Fry Road on Guilford College Campus. The GPD’s Vice & Narcotics Commanding Officer R.B. Culler confirmed the arrests. Two more suspects were at the scene. Their arrests...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

September 15, 2017

A police presence was requested last week after there was an attempted kidnapping on campus. Not only were there police monitoring students and on-campus traffic, but they were also allowed to drive through campus in Guilford Public Safety cars and carts. This is not safe for a large number of students...

Greensboro Police Operation Arrests One Late Wednesday Night

Greensboro Police Operation Arrests One Late Wednesday Night

Kathleen Herbst and Andrew Walker

September 14, 2017

A Guilford College administrator confirmed that Public Safety learned of a Greensboro Police Department operation once it was in progress Wednesday evening, Sept. 13, 2017. “As stated in the emergency alerts last night, the Greensboro Police Department carried out an operation on our campus, which...

Clown sightings terrify the United States

Clown sightings terrify the United States

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor

September 22, 2016

Since the beginning of their existence, clowns have been the source of many children’s as well as some adults’ nightmares. To some people, just the thought of a man wearing a red, curly wig, lots of white powder and an insanely big red smile is enough to make them go back to their five-year-old self. However,...

Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed against Greensboro police

Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed against Greensboro police

Thor Tobiassen, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

What is the value of 17 years of a person’s life? The city of Greensboro may soon have to reckon with that question. LaMonte Armstrong, who spent 17 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, has filed a lawsuit against the city of Greensboro and the Police Department, alleging misconduct by...

Keep an eye out for new P-Safe officers in the little red carts

Lesly Vasquez, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015

As the new semester approaches midterms, changes are being made around the College. The latest has been two new Public Safety officers, firefighter and Captain of Station 18 James Midkiff and retired lieutenant of the Greensboro Police Department Lee Bostick. “We had two vacancies available, so...

City approves Greensboro massacre memorial

City approves Greensboro massacre memorial

Thor Tobiassen, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

No one disputes that on Nov. 3, 1979, neo-Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan shot and killed five people, wounding 10, in Greensboro during a demonstration by the Communist Workers’ Party. But beyond that, it is hard to find agreement on anything about the incident. Nevertheless, the City Council...

Citizen committee reviews police actions

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

A police force protects. The Crown Victoria sedans, sirens and uniforms are meant to symbolize safety and order. Unfortunately, long-standing racial tension surrounding the Greensboro Police Department has pushed a group of citizens to create their own police review board. This is happening at...