The Guilfordian

Quakerism in the Guilford woods: past and present

Quakerism in the Guilford woods: past and present

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

When asked about the Guilford woods, students appear to have a variety of opinionated responses. Many complain about the bugs, the walk or the heat. Others love the serenity or appreciate the dense history of the trails. Yet, one underlying factor connects all of the reasons to love the Guilford woods. ...

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...

Hodgins Retreat plans to rezone into wooded area

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

On March 27, Hodgins Retreat developer Randall Dixon drafted a proposal to extend the apartment complex adjacent to campus. Denied once by the Zoning Commission in December 2012, Dixon seeks to merge the Hodgins property with 2.89 acres of the neighboring private property. Partnering with Burkely...

Community and compromise: The woods policy debate continues as students and faculty meet to discuss options for next year

Daphne Hankins, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012

As students and administrators came together at a recent forum to discuss the high-tension issues that have surrounded the current woods policy, there was no promise of compromise. The discussion held on March 29, however, proved to be enlightening and civil, as students voiced their concern at losing...