The Guilfordian

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

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

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

Identity Card Program used to shine light on diversity

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”...