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Hege Library participates in Halloween celebrations

Sign posted in Hege Library advertising Haunted Hege event.

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 31, the Academic Commons hosted a trick or treating event to celebrate Halloween called “Haunted Hege” for students and children of the faculty in Hege Library. Costumes and candy galore were in the library, and students were participating in multiple activities. “It brings little...

Black Student Union hosts Halloween event

Tyler Patterson, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

To kick off the spooky season, events are being hosted around campus in anticipation of Halloween. Halloween is an event that happens every year, and when Guilford does it, they do it big.  One of those events was hosted by the Black Student Union (BSU) on Tuesday, Oct. 15. In Founders lobby, ther...

Halloween Fest encourages student unity

Students gather outside of Founders to paint pumpkins and celebrate Halloween. People came in costume and they were able to try different candy from different parts of the world. //Photo By Ezra Weiss/The Guilfordian

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

November 9, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, International Club and Hispanos Unidos de Guilford hosted Guilford’s Halloween Fest from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event was set up outside of Founders Hall and presented students with various Halloween-themed activities. In the spirit of Halloween, Halloween Fest gave attendees...

Students share Halloween festivities

Kj Dorsey, Staff

November 9, 2018

As the seasons change during the 2018 fall semester here at Guilford College and we start to near Thanksgiving break, students reflect on this past Halloween and their typical Halloween traditions. At Guilford, Halloween consists of a week full of community activities, such as pumpkin carving, bobbing...

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra marries Mozart and muggles in on campus performance

Conductor and music director, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, leads the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra during their performance of classical Mozart pieces this past Saturday Nov. 5.

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator

November 11, 2016

On a weekday night, Dana is usually only occupied by a few late-rehearsing students. Around Halloween, they are sometimes joined by a few enterprising ghost hunters. But on Nov. 3 and 5, the hall was filled with Greensboro’s classical music fans for a night of Mozart from the Greensboro Symphony...

We are too cynical for Halloween

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

Halloween is a holiday for dressing up in costumes, watching scary movies, going trick-or-treating and gorging on sweets. Yet it seems that as people grow older, the spirit of Halloween changes drastically or completely disappears. One reason that the Halloween spirit is apparently disappearing is...

Staff Editorial: Halloween Memories

Editorial Board

October 22, 2016

We all know Halloween is coming to Guilford College when the leaves start to change across campus, pumpkin-flavored food and drinks start appearing at coffee shops throughout Greensboro and the Campus Activities Board starts advertising for the haunted history tour. However, most of us have been celebrating...

Horror films: the five best & worst

Harris Billings and Annie Fullwood

October 30, 2015

The Good 1. “The Shining” This Stephen King novel turn classic film deserves every ounce of praise it has received — and that’s a lot. A true classic, “The Shining” is truly and profoundly scary without relying on jump scares. Its atmosphere and brilliant score combined with its time...

Staff editorial: Let’s talk about racist Halloween costumes

Editorial Board

October 23, 2015

Here’s a horror story for you: You’re surrounded by Geisha outfits, Native American headdresses and turbans, but you’re not in the costume room for an offensive 1930’s vaudeville show ... you’re at a present- day Party City. Despite the supposed good intentions in “celebrating diversity”...