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Staff Editorial: Synergy is vital to the protection of freedom

Staff Editorial: Synergy is vital to the protection of freedom

November 2, 2018

The horrific events of the past week has reinforced the prevalence hate and politically-motivated crimes in America. The shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue this weekend has only highlighted the need for us to come together as a nation. The man accused of killing 11 people and injuring...

A note on petitions

Caleb Anderson

December 4, 2015

I’d like to start by saying the “student-athlete, non-athlete” divide is myth. It’s an issue given power by frustrated students, and used to substitute a larger and far-less discussed concern — a lack of true community. Recently, I read Quinn Johnson’s “Petition criticizes use of funds...

Campus chronicle celebrates centennial

Mathew Jones, Staff writer

May 1, 2015

1914: A year to be remembered. On June 28, an assassin killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and sparked World War I. On Oct. 13, the Boston Braves won the 1914 World Series. And, on Oct. 14, The Guilfordian published its first issue. Guilford College and its student newspaper have changed...

The Guilfordian returns with awards from NCCMA conference

Thor Tobiassen, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

The Guilfordian’s staff went home smiling from the North Carolina College Media Association conference. For the third year in a row, The Guilfordian was among a handful of college newspapers honored as “Best in Show” by the North Carolina College Media Association at their annual awards ceremony...

Chelsea fans exhibit racism, violence

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

“We’re racist. We’re racist, and that’s the way we like it.” These are the words that Souleymane Sylla, a 33-year-old French business man, was met with when attempting to board the Paris Mètro on Feb. 17. Aboard the Mètro were English soccer fans on their way to a Champions League match...

Staff Editorial: A note from The Guilfordian’s incoming Editor-in-Chief

Justyn Melrose, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

A note from The Guilfordian’s incoming Editor-in-Chief During my first year at Guilford, I was a bit of a shut-in. I had a few friends and my writing and work to keep me busy. That was good enough for me. And then I took Journalism. I know it may sound sappy or cliché, but this organization and ...

Staff Editorial: Reflecting on the issues that made up Volume 100

Guilfordian Staff

April 25, 2014

You might not recognize it quite yet — after all, denial is a powerful force — but the school year is almost over. This right here is the penultimate issue of The Guilfordian for the 2013–2014 academic year. We only have one more of these for you before we all dive head-first into the panicked...

UC school system debates the use of affirmative action

UC school system debates the use of affirmative action

Rebecca Dou, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

In 1997, California made history by becoming the first state to ban the use of race as a basis for college admission. Now, 17 years later, it almost became the first state to re-establish affirmative action policies. This past January, members of the California Senate voted to pass Constitutional...

Goofordian Letter to the Editor: My bad!

Kent Chabotar, 2 Chainz Fan

March 28, 2014

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. My dearest Guilford, As you already know, this academic year will be my last with Guilford College. I’ve had some time to reflect, and before I...