The Guilfordian

Integrity continues to fight for justice on campus

Clare Forrister, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2016

Begun in the middle of a tumultuous time both for Guilford College and the nation, the organizing efforts of Integrity for Guilford have changed the way the conversation about social justice on campus. Integrity is an organizing group run by students and focused on making change in how the College...

Administration, students work together, create change

Naari Honor, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

In the fall semester of 2015, a series of events took place on the campus of Guilford College that helped shed light on years of racial tension and alleged oppression that plagued the College. One of the events was a walkout in solidarity with the University of Missouri that led to a list of demands...

Letter to the Editor: A reply to Integrity for Guilford

Bob Williams, Professor of Economics

February 12, 2016

“In your classes, do you naturally view your black, male students as future doctors, bankers or lawyers? If not, what do you see?” I still recall the sinking feeling as Dr. Eddie Moore asked these questions in a workshop. Even today, these questions knot my stomach and generate feelings of shame,...

New initiative working on ending oppression

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

“I believe that we can inspire this to be an anti-oppression institution,” said LGBTQQA Coordinator Parker Hurley. “There are connections to be made and that was the significance of our meeting on Saturday.” On Feb. 6, the Diversity Action Committee convened in the Community Center. This was...

Protesters call for integrity, reform

Students chant at the #IntegrityforGuilford rally on Nov. 20, outside of Founders Hall. Following the protests, Board of Trustees members Lionel Johnson and Ester Hall '74 visited campus on Dec. 3 to respond to student organizers' list of demands.

Francesca Quigley and Naari Honor, Staff Writers

December 4, 2015

“College administrators, professors and staff must publicly acknowledge their racism, be it overt, covert or passive,” reads the sixth on  a list of 12 demands for the administration of Guilford College written by a group of student organizers. On Nov. 12, a group of Guilford College students...

Student organizers hold second rally to demand racial justice

Nellie Vinograd, Video Editor

November 20, 2015

For the second time this month, students gathered outside Founders Hall to make a message clear: racism at Guilford College must be addressed and ended. After incidents of racism at colleges like the University of Missouri (Mizzou), Guilford students held a walkout and rally Nov. 12 for students of...

Student leaders create anonymous reporting form

Nicole Zelniker, World and Nation Editor

November 20, 2015

Another walkout. Another list of demands for the administration. On Nov. 20, Guilford students gathered on Founders to discuss race on Guilford’s campus. At the rally, student leaders shared a link to anonymously report instances of race related violence or share their testimonies of what it ...