The Guilfordian

Finding sense of place brings strength, peace, wholeness

main GP project photo-Elanna Reber

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

December 27, 2019

“One of our biggest difficulties...is that we live so much in language and so much in a mediated world of electronic media and print media... all of which tends to distance us from our connection with the natural world. Getting to that sense beyond language is not only healthy for personal spiritual...

IEC to kick off 12-week with lake celebration for Latinx Heritage Month

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Ellen Han, Guest Writer

September 12, 2019

The Intercultural Engagement Center (IEC) welcomed students back from the summer during its first meeting of the year on Friday, Aug. 30, where IEC staff revealed and discussed new initiatives to celebrate diversity at Guilford. Liz Torres Melendez, the Immigrant Student Coordinator at Guilford,...

Identity Card Program used to shine light on diversity

Guilford College Identity Card Project ntercultural Engagement Center

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2019

According to the Guilford College website, students come to Guilford from 38 different states and 16 different countries. Furthermore, students of color make up 40 percent of the campus. Diversity is one of Guilford’s seven core values, and to epitomize this, the Intercultural Engagement Center has...

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”...