The Guilfordian

Education project aims to build brighter future for refugee children

Susan May

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

On May 12, 2018, a fire swept through apartment G in the Summit-Cone complex, located at the busy intersection of Cone Boulevard and Summit Avenue in Greensboro. Tragically, Emmanuel and Furaha Mugabo, who came to Greensboro as refugees originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, lost their five...

Resettling in Greensboro: Glimpses into the lives of refugees

Legacy Crossing apartments 2019

Mohamed Togol, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

Author’s note: This project, a photo essay completed for the Fall 2019 Guilfordian Practicum course, is aimed at raising awareness about the living conditions of refugees who resettle in the Greensboro area. The photos and text included depict some of the areas that are known to refugees an...

Finding sense of place brings strength, peace, wholeness

main GP project photo-Elanna Reber

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

December 27, 2019

“One of our biggest difficulties...is that we live so much in language and so much in a mediated world of electronic media and print media... all of which tends to distance us from our connection with the natural world. Getting to that sense beyond language is not only healthy for personal spiritual...

A loss of lore, lineage and legacy

Aaron Eisenberg, Opinion Editor

December 3, 2019

In the year of 2016 we saw a different Guilford. What was once a community bustling with the tunes of different cultures has dwindled into a more or less consolidated blob. Students could enter a campus where there seemed to be a whole lineage and legacy to enter and immerse within. Students were d...

Spanish program launches Café con Libros

A promotional flyer inviting students to attend Café con Libros.

Jake Vickers, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Learning a foreign language is no easy task, but the benefits are well worth the time and energy. With Spanish on the rise as one of the most spoken languages in the world, showing no signs of slowing down, it's never been a better time to get out and improve your understanding of the language and culture....

Guilford announces support of DACA

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

On Oct. 8, Guilford College and 165 other colleges gathered in an amicus brief in support of DACA, which provides protection for undocumented students. The president of Guilford College, Jane Fernandes, sent out an email to all Guilford students on Oct. 8 that detailed Guilford College’s support...

Horrors of death row in the United States

Emma English, Guest Writer

November 4, 2019

Ruben Cantu. Troy Davis. Leo Jones. These are the names of just a few of the innocent people that have been wrongly murdered through the death sentence. Their societal classifications, such as race and socioeconomic status, made them easy targets for corrupt police forces to unfairly convict and execute...

Swim team building momentum through fall

Carolyn O'Halloran competes in a butterfly event

Matthew Climbingbear, Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

Guilford College’s swim team has recently started its season, already having finished two meets. The team recently finished its invitational event at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, where it placed second out of eight teams that were there. As for the other meet, the swim team went to an Old Dominion...

Former Quakers athlete Mitchell Stumpo playing pro baseball for Missoula Osprey

Guilford alumnus Mitchell Stumpo stares down a batter at a game

Carter Davis, Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

Mitchell Stumpo, a recent graduate of Guilford College, is doing big things with his continued baseball journey. He concluded the season with 10 triples, two home runs and 72 RBIs. As a pitcher, he had a record of 10-7 with a 5.29 ERA and five saves in 43 appearances. “Playing professional baseball...