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Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

February 15, 2019

Lunch with the Provost discusses changes and strategies On Monday, Feb. 11, Guilford students joined Provost Frank Boyd in the Atrium of Founders Hall for lunch and conversation in the cafeteria. The lunch discussion was held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and covered a range of topics concerning the c...

Midterm results show big victories on both sides

Midterm results show big victories on both sides

Max Elkan and Kiran Soma

November 16, 2018

On Nov. 6, citizens around Guilford County voted in the local, state and national midterm elections in order to determine the people who will be representing their voices in politics. Nationally, Republicans won a 51-46 majority over the Democrats in the Senate, with two Independent senators. In the...

Guilford sees hurricane damage

Guilford sees hurricane damage

Ashton McKenzie and Ayesha Tahirkheli

November 2, 2018

On Thursday, Oct. 11, Hurricane Michael hit Guilford County as a tropical storm in a wave of high winds and heavy rains, sweeping through the Carolinas until Tuesday, Oct. 16. The unexpected pressure of the Category 4 Hurricane left thousands of homes and facilities without power for days, forcing schools...

Steven Buccini Runs For Change

Steven Buccini Runs For Change

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 7, 2018

Banking on President Trump’s unpopularity, demographic shifts, and a young energized electorate, progressives all across the country are aiming for November to see a “blue wave” of Democratic victories. Democratic candidates such as Texas house representative and U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’...

Davis shares her experience

Davis shares her experience

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 3, 2017

Guilford County, North Carolina has gone from being the most food insecure county in the nation to being the ninth, and organizations like the Out of the Garden project have helped make this jump possible. Diane Davis has been volunteering at Out of the Garden for two years. She is always in charge...

Homelessness: an American crime

Homelessness: an American crime

Nicholas Carratu, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

Sometimes, the meat-and-potatoes of your existence is not food. It is extra socks, empty water bottles and a beat-up flip phone with just a few minutes of air time left. For G, whose name has been abbreviated, and the other 900 individuals who currently identify as homeless in Guilford County, this...

State cuts expected to hurt Guilford County Schools

State cuts expected to hurt Guilford County Schools

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

Guilford College students and faculty know as well as anyone the harsh realities of budget cuts, and now it seems local high schools are facing a similar problem. Over the past few weeks, preliminary budget announcements by Guilford County Schools have caused discontent over the possibility of continued...

Underground Railroad left mark on campus

Renne Dehart, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

Sam was a slave in Guilford County nearly 200 years ago. His master, Osborne, was so brutal that even other slaveholders took sympathy on Sam. He decided it was time to run away, and with the help of Quakers Levi and Vestal Coffin, he began his escape. The trail he took, hoping to reach Indiana, took...