The Guilfordian

A message from Underwater Basket Weaving Club: All are hereby welcome

Emma Rountree, Guest Writer

September 11, 2015

Underwater Basket Weaving (UWBW) is a welcoming, inclusive, and substance-free club on campus. We have lots of fun while providing a safe space for all and offering alternative activities for those who want them. Everyone is welcome; you don’t have to abstain from alcohol to be a member. Some of our me...

Quick Review: Everyday Robots by Damon Albarn

Samuel Bernhardt, Guest Writer

November 13, 2014

This is a cautionary tale about the detriments of the typical first-world lifestyle.  Sounding laid back and dreary on his first solo album, Albarn concocts some obnoxiously catchy tunes, as usual, with his pop piano/vocal songwriting style.  Everyday Robots features beautifully melancholy violins ...

Quick Review: Manipulator by Ty Segall

Samuel Bernhardt, Guest Writer

November 13, 2014

Ty Segall continues to relentlessly pump out thrilling rock experiences, and no, he still hasn’t run out of ideas.  His music is straight out of the sixties; he belongs more with early Pink Floyd than anyone from this time period.  Manipulator displays vibrant psychedelic rock in an authentic style th...

Munich reunion: an extended German host family

Kelly Keegan, Guest Writer

February 8, 2013

Imagine a family reunion where all your favorite aunts and uncles show up and they are as happy to see you as you are to see them. Family drama is checked at the door and you don’t encounter any uncomfortable questions about your weight, marital status, or the possibility of grandchildren. You finally...

Laude and proud: the new, improved Honors Program

Meg Holden, Staff Writer, '12

November 2, 2012

Not every change at Guilford is as obvious as the newly missing members of the stick sculpture in the quad. Recent adjustments to the curriculum of the Honors Program at Guilford College have strengthened the program in hopes of preventing a collapse. According to Director of the Honors Program and...

Students travel to Israel and Palestine on volunteer trip

Students travel to Israel and Palestine on volunteer trip

Tim Leisman, Guest Writer

August 31, 2012

Over the summer, Director of Campus Ministry Max Carter and his wife, Jane, led a work trip to Israel and Palestine for the fifteenth time since 1976. Grounded in the Quaker testimony of peace, this trip provides an educational opportunity for American students, and citizens in general, to witness and...

New interdisciplinary course catches the wave of experiential learning

New interdisciplinary course catches the wave of experiential learning

Virginia Shutler and Briana Halliwell, Guest Writers

August 31, 2012

“Our crap runs downstream, whether the stream is literal or temporal,” said Maia Dery, instructor of art and experiential learning specialist. “The people and other organisms downstream are dealing with every last thing we allow to run off or out of our campus parking lots, our woods, our cars...