The Guilfordian

Guilford hosts track event for the first time

Guilford hosts track event for the first time

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

On April 18, it was officially announced that Guilford College and Visit Winston-Salem will be co-hosting the 2021 Division III Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships. It will be Guilford’s first time hosting a national track event. The announcement was made in the days following...

Trans ‘Survivor’ contestant outed on show

Trans ‘Survivor’ contestant outed on show

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Since House Bill 2 was enacted last year, North Carolina has been in the news time and time again due to the issue of transphobia, as both a producer of bigotry and a site of resistance. On April 12, Greensboro native and reality game show contestant Jeff Varner outed fellow competitor Zeke Smith...

NCAA continues to avoid NC due to HB2

NCAA continues to avoid NC due to HB2

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

The North Carolina General Assembly has voted to repeal House Bill 2, North Carolina’s controversial “bathroom bill” originally passed in April 2016, which has faced longstanding opposition nationwide, notably from the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Last week, the NCAA released an...

Close gubernatorial race in NC heats up

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016

A neck and neck election is happening this year between a moderate Democrat and a Republican who has been doubling down on controversial issues and rhetoric over the past few months. However, this refers not to the presidential election but to the election for the next North Carolina governor. The...

If HB2 stays, NBA All-Star Game will leave NC

Patrick Cassidy, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

After House Bill 2 became law, a lot of boycotts against the state of North Carolina have been put into full force. Protests ranged from Bruce Springsteen canceling his Greensboro concert to companies such as Apple, Google and Facebook protesting the law and even other state governors banning non-essential...

Anti-discrimination bill causes uproar

Anti-discrimination bill causes uproar

Mae Wood, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

“The law is hateful and the rush to pass it violated any chance of democratic deliberation,” said Associate Professor of Political Science Maria Rosales. On Feb. 22, the city of Charlotte had expanded upon its anti-discrimination laws to protect people victimized based on gender identity or sexual...

Let’s continue to fight HB2, discrimination

Carson Risser & Clare Forrister, Staff Writer & Opinion Editor

April 1, 2016

When discriminatory laws like House Bill 2 are being passed in our state, we can’t pat ourselves on the back and move on after small victories on campus. There is injustice occurring in this country, whether it’s a widely publicized law or the better-hidden ways we allow unjust treatment of people...