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Starting March 21, new mask policies went into effect at Guilford, making masks optional inside all buildings on campus.

Without masks, will life return to normal?

Sabrina Lavine, Staff Writer March 26, 2022

Two years after the first COVID-19 outbreaks in China, cases of the virus are finally on the decline, with two doses of vaccines and a booster currently available to those aged 5 and older. After two...

Guilford College has implemented a COVID-19 booster vaccine mandate for all students, staff and faculty.//Miguel Tremblay, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

COVID-19 cases decrease as Guilford requires vaccination booster for community

Sary Guerra, Staff Writer February 27, 2022

COVID-19 cases have significantly decreased on Guilford College’s campus this school year when compared to previous years, due to the college’s enforcement of vaccinations and mask mandates on campus.  Guilford's...

A poster announcing a flu shot and Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot clinic on campus.

Two years into COVID-19: students and faculty reflect

Jonathan Campbell, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

As students approach the end of the fall semester, COVID-19 remains a constant companion. While Guilford College’s Health and Safety Task Force has done an excellent job in monitoring the virus’s transmission...

A Tribute: Thank You, Jermaine Thomas

Habin Hwang, Opinion Editor November 12, 2021

Like a familiar scene where the heroes walk off into the sunset, one of Guilford College’s greatest heroes, Jermaine Thomas, joined the College’s (hypothetical) Hall of Fame on Oct. 19. Since his arrival...

Staff Editorial: Choosing to keep our community COVID safe

October 15, 2021

Contrary to popular belief, rules are not meant to be broken.  The rules on and around campus regarding COVID-19, which are now the most lenient they have been since early March of 2020, were recently...

The spike that backtracked Guilford to Phase 2

Avi Kumar and Jenni Camhi October 8, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 30, Interim President Jim Hood announced that Guilford College was to move back into Phase Two protocols following an uptick in COVID-19 positivity rates after a testing clinic the...

Armfield Athletic Center

Canceled homecoming events leave students disappointed

Maria Jose Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

On Sept. 16, the Guilford Gazette, a publication of the Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations, announced that this year’s Homecoming & Family Weekend festivities were canceled because of the...

Syringe and Vaccine by NIAID is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Pfizer’s vaccine trial for children under 12 has promising results

Maria Guerrero, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

Pfizer and BioNtech came out with ​​promising results on their Phase 2/3 study for the vaccine for children between ages 5 and 11.  According to a press release on Sept. 20, the trial showed “robust...

The FDA approved Pfizer vaccine, and what it means for Guilford College

Kevin Ma, Guest Writer September 10, 2021

On Aug. 23, the Food and Drug Administration finally approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, eight months after the vaccine became available to the public under emergency use authorization, paving...

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