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Greensboro Symphony Orchestra returns to Guilford College

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra returns to Guilford College

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

On Oct. 25, the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra performed at Guilford College. The event began at 7:00 p.m. in Dana Auditorium, when Southwest Guilford High School’s student orchestra opened with four pieces, starting with Concerto in G Major, composed by Antonio Vivaldi. GSO partnered with Southwest...

Two students share insight

Two students share insight

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print

17-year-olds Nour Shaker and Kaskile Rashidi first set foot in the United States in November of 2016. “When I come to America, I didn’t know any word in English,” said Rashidi. “So when I came here, I was surprised, and I was scared.” To overcome the language barrier in the U.S., Rashidi,...

Guilford’s kicker Kiser shares experience

Guilford’s kicker Kiser shares experience

Jonathan Hudson, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, Sports

Of the positions in the game of football, the performance of the kicker takes the most individual effort, and the pressure put on the kicker often gets overlooked by the simplicity of his task, which is to kick the ball down field or kick it through the uprights. The Guilfordian sat down with sophomore...

Greensboro’s Greek Festival will celebrate cultures and diversity

Greensboro’s Greek Festival will celebrate cultures and diversity

Julia Martins De Sa, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Powdered puff pastries, authentic Greek music and dancing and an abundance of Greek food. All of this awaits the thousands of people who will attend Greensboro Greek Festival of 2017. The event will take place at the Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. Philip...

What were Guilfordians like in high school?

Estavio Jones, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


Filed under Features

How many times have you looked at a high school student and shook your head? It is hard to remember, even as a first-year, that you were once like that. Walking around the crowded halls, ID card around your neck, trying to survive the day-to-day struggle of teenage angst. We have all been there. It...

Nine months after the death of Lennon Lacy, questions remain

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under World & Nation

Last summer, on Aug. 29, a woman found African-American high school senior Lennon Lacy hanged from a swing set in a predominantly white trailer park. It has been nine months, and it is still unclear what happened to Lennon. “Lennon’s the only one who can tell the story of what happened to him,”...

Catastrophic health insurance: can you pay the price?

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012


Filed under Sports

The average expense of a spinal cord injury in the first year is $1,023,924. Could a Guilford College football player’s family afford such an expense? Catastrophic insurance is a policy which covers expenses when a student-athlete suffers catastrophic injuries. Fortunately here at Guilford, the...

Quitting is not a sign of weakness: to quit or not to quit?

Quitting is not a sign of weakness: to quit or not to quit?

Colleen Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 9, 2012


Filed under Sports

  As Coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” However this mainly applies to those athletes that are driven towards success in their sport no matter what. For others, especially college students, it is not quite that simple. Being an athlete requires...