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Guilford College Class of 2019 Commencement

Guilford College Class of 2019 Commencement

Andrew Walker, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

On May 4, 2019, Guilford College held the graduation for the Class of 2019. The commencement speaker was Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, who also received an Honorary Degree. Kristy Shammas '19 was the student speaker and Dwayne Duncan, Jr. '19 gave the welcome from the Student Body President. The Voices...

Growing season on Guilford College Farm

Growing season on Guilford College Farm

Mei Lander, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

The Guilford College Farm is home to healthy foods served in the cafeteria, including kale, lettuce and beets.  It’s also a place where a wide range of students are able to experience growing and maintaining fruits and veggies for the College. Once the food is harvested, it is washed, weighed and...

HUG wins awards at Latinx student conference

HUG wins awards at Latinx student conference

Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

As Guilford’s 2018-19 school year was coming to end, Hispanos Unidos de Guilford  (HUG) members were celebrating two awards the club received at the 2019 Southeastern LatinX Student Leadership Conference (SL-SLC), held April 12-14 at Western Carolina University (WCU) in Cullowhee, North Carolina. HUG...

Rachel’s Rose Cottage coffee shop opens on Guilford College

Rachel’s Rose Cottage coffee shop opens on Guilford College

Navya Belavadi and Kiran Soma

May 2, 2019

Rain did not hamper the heartfelt celebration of both a new establishment at Guilford and the memory of an adored loved one. On Friday April 12, four generations of the Farlow-Taylor family gathered for the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of Rachel’s Rose Cottage. A new coffee shop and hub...

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

April 12, 2019

“It’s about time,” said President of Guilford College Jane Fernandes. On April 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bryan Jr. Auditorium, Guilford College held its inaugural Lavender Graduation. The Lavender Graduation celebrates graduating students from both undergraduate and graduate programs who are members...

Kate Bernheimer brings fairy-tale magic with fiction reading

Aubrey Fetzer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Once upon a time, on a warm April day, a Sherwood Anderson Distinguished Visiting Writer arrived and brought with her fairy-tales for all. On April 3, Guilford College hosted author and distinguished writer Kate Bernheimer, known for her book “The Girl In The Castle Inside The Museum” and her...

Students learn cooking techniques at Teaching Kitchen session

Natalie Whitmeyer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

A demonstration on how to make fried rice was held on Saturday, April 6 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Binford kitchen. This demonstration was a continuation of the Teaching Kitchen series, in which students actively promote and participate in learning how to cook meals with healthy and local food. The...

Renovations continue at Guilford

Renovations continue at Guilford

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

Even as Guilford begins to wrap up the 2018-2019 academic year, renovations and campus-improvement projects around campus are still in full swing. From residence hall revamps to dining hall improvements to the reintroduction of a coffee shop, Guilford’s campus living spaces continue to be updated and...

Students come together for ColorFest

Students come together for ColorFest

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

April 5, 2019

This year, Guilford College’s Serendipity is celebrating its 42nd year on campus with the theme G-Chella. The week-long series of events will cover topics ranging from art, music, comedy, fashion and student performances. One annual event that students have the opportunity to attend is ColorFest. ColorFest,...