The Guilfordian

Guilford hosts second annual Shifting Worlds institute

Latinx singer-songwriter, Quilla, performed personal pieces addressing migration.

Kathryn Hurst, Features Editor

May 29, 2020

On Friday, Jan. 17, Guilford’s Gilmer Room was host to the second annual institute “Shifting Worlds: Displacement and Forced Migration in Modern Times.” The conference, sponsored in collaboration with Elon University and UNCG, brought together a wide range of speakers to address immigration and...

Staff Editorial: Our vision for 2020

May 29, 2020

Welcome back to Guilford for the spring semester! We’ve at last landed in a new decade. It feels like change is on the horizon, doesn’t it? 2020 seems to be bound for big, new developments. The 2020 presidential election is getting ever-closer, and the discourse surrounding it becomes more intense...

Coronavirus forces change for three-week courses

Mylène Dressler, Associate Professor of English, and fellow Associate Professor Diya Abdo had to change their planned three-week, study-abroad course to a class they titled Writing in Real Time // Photo by Maia Dery.

Reagan Bednar and Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer and News Editor

May 24, 2020

With Guilford finding itself in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, closing its campus and offering online-only classes, many three-week session classes didn’t go according to original plans. Some professors were forced to make drastic alterations in lesson plans or in some cases, cancel them all ...

Why you need ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ right now

Saber Chadili, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

What’s better than cute talking animals, adorable furniture, stylish clothes, non-stressful game play and online multiplayer possibilities? Nothing -- and  “Animal Crossing” has all of that and then some.  This popular life-simulation game was introduced to the world on April 14, 2001, an...

Loneliness at (and away from) Guilford

Students walk across Guilford's quad in September 2019.

Akeba Bebley-Calvin and Dazmyn Spencer, Staff Writers

May 19, 2020

Does having a smaller campus equal more opportunities to be social and less isolated? Guilford College is often praised for its size and how it creates a sense of community among students, staff and faculty. Community is also one of the seven core values at Guilford. However, some members of the community...

Time of panic requires clarity of news

photo for Kye opinion piece

Pierson Kye, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

Things change. Life happens. Not everything goes according to plan. Originally, my next piece in The Guilfordian would have been an op-ed about the bell that rings every hour and can be heard all across campus. I would have thrown in an Anita Ward joke and claimed that members of the Guilford community...

Surviving the Upside Down

beach photo-Camhi feature

Jenni Camhi, Executive Copy Editor

May 8, 2020

Imagine sitting on a beach, crystal-blue waters rolling out in front of you as far as you can see. You’re relaxing on the sand, enjoying your spring break with three of your closest friends from college. It’s been a busy and stressful semester and you’re happy to finally get a vacation. Suddenly...

Guilford, Elon arts students adjust while learning during quarantine

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Calley Hull, Staff Writer

April 26, 2020

For most Guilford students, the COVID-19 quarantine is disappointing for several reasons. Not only does it mean being isolated from friends and professors, but it has also led to the cancellation of highly anticipated campus events, such as Serendipity and the Guilford Undergraduate Symposium. Unfortunately,...

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Guilford College Inaugural Lavender Graduation LGBTQIA

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...