The Guilfordian

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

January 25, 2019

Super Blood Wolf Moon lights up Guilford On Sunday, Jan. 20, Guilford’s physics department presented a multimedia lecture on the topics of lunar eclipses and observing the moon, a tour of the Cline Observatory and a session for open observing. The program began at 7:30 p.m. in the Bryan Jr. Audito...

Julia Gillard talks experiences as a woman in politics at Bryan Series

Julia Gillard talks experiences as a woman in politics at Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2018

For the third installment of the 2018-2019 season of the Bryan Series, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard came to speak with the Guilford and Greensboro community. Gillard was elected to prime minister in 2010 and became the first female to ever hold that position. “She...

Campus sees 12th annual Soy un Líder conference

Campus sees 12th annual Soy un Líder conference

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

November 16, 2018

“I hope Soy un Lider can help high school students have enough resources to apply to a different college, or reach higher education in general,” said sophomore Daisy Arguello. “I hope Soy un Lider can bring a change in people's lives, and their dreams.” The annual Soy Un Lider conference was...

As middle class falls, crime rises in Latin America

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, the crime rate has fallen in the United States over the past 25 years. However, while rates of violent crime have dropped in the United States, they have stayed high in Latin America. With just eight percent of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for...

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

On Dec. 12, 2017, Guilford College President Jane Fernandes joined over two dozen other college presidents from around the country to create the Presidents’ Alliance for Higher Education and Immigration. The Alliance was created to advocate for policies which protect immigrant, undocumented and...

ECAR welcomes new refugees and trainees

Jilly Campbell, Assistant Copy Editor

September 29, 2017

18 trainees. Five refugees. One campus. It’s been a busy week for Every Campus a Refuge to say the least. On Saturday, Sept. 23, 18 students, staff members, faculty and alumni participated in a training session to become volunteers for the program. And Tuesday, Sept. 26 marked the arrival of...

A Day Without Immigrants

A Day Without Immigrants

Fernando Jimenez, Photography Editor

February 17, 2017

“La Bamba” played within the walls of the Central Carolina Worker Justice Center  as members of the Latinx community gathered to make signs in preparation for the Day Without Immigrants protest that took place Thursday. Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. “In a da...

Protestors respond to Trump’s immigration order

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

February 9, 2017

Three weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, campaign promises are quickly and controversially becoming policy. The most recent action was an executive order calling for a temporary travel ban on individuals coming to the U.S. from seven countries — Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, and Somalia...

FaithAction embraces, supports immigrants

June Park, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

In the last decade, an unprecedented number of immigrants have joined communities all over the U.S. With them, they have brought their cultures, religions and ethnic identities. Of course change can bring hardship and erect barriers, but in our community the FaithAction International House organization...