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Staff Editorial: Message from the incoming editor-in-chief: Expanding community

Staff Editorial: Message from the incoming editor-in-chief: Expanding community

April 20, 2018

Besides football, working with the newspaper was my only activity in high school, and I knew I wanted to continue both once I got to college. I enrolled in Jeff Jeske’s introduction to journalism course in the spring of my first year at Guilford. I got my first article assignment just a week into the...

Jeff Jeske Memorial Scholarship honors late professor

Jeff Jeske Memorial Scholarship honors late professor

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2018

“Go for the gold” and “error creeps in” are quotes that students who attended Guilford in the last three decades will remember. They both were said by Charles A. Dana Professor of English Jeff Jeske, who passed away on Jan. 23, 2017. Jeske joined the College in 1986 after getting his doctorate...

A message from the incoming editor-in-chief

A message from the incoming editor-in-chief

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor

May 16, 2017

Since my first semester at Guilford College, “comfort” has not been a part of my vocabulary. I was very shy as a first-year and afraid to speak my mind in classes or meetings, afraid to be judged by my accent or by the way I talked. I was proven wrong when the community opened its arms to my accent,...

Letter to the Editor: Former student shares stories about Jeff Jeske

Robert Bell

February 18, 2017

Everyone’s life is a story, and no one’s story stands on its own. Sometimes our stories briefly brush up against one another’s before continuing on. And sometimes, if we’re really blessed, they overlap completely and forever. I thought about this in the days leading up to Thursday’s memorial...

In Memoriam: Remembering Devin, Bill, and Jeff

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor

February 10, 2017

“May we have the grace to see, despite the hurt of rupture, the searing of anger, and the empty disappointment, that whoever we have loved, such love can never quench.” Wess Daniels, director of Friends Center, read a part of John O’Donohue’s prayer “For lost friends” on Feb. 1 in ...

Guest editorial: In memory of Jeff Jeske

Abbey Dean, Guest Writer

February 9, 2017

When I first learned of Jeff Jeske’s death, the immediate sense of loss left me simultaneously dumb and frantic. Almost unconsciously, I stood to move from my couch, as sitting was no longer an option. A swirl of memories darted forward as I paced all 1,000 square feet of my apartment backward ...

In memory of Jeff Jeske

In memory of Jeff Jeske

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2017

Written by Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief, Guilfordian On January 23, 2017, Charles A. Dana Professor of English Jeff Jeske passed away in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was 69-years-old. Jeff advised the Guilfordian for 29 years. Students describe Jeff as a mentor, a role model and a friend...

Students give thanks to retired adviser

Students give thanks to retired adviser

Beatriz Caldas and Meghana Iragavarapu

January 24, 2017

(Originally written and published in 9/2016) On Dec. 15, 1947, a little boy was born in the small town of Parma, Ohio. He grew to share his passion for writing and zest for life at Cleveland State University, the University of Toledo and Kent State University. In 1987, he became the faculty ...

Staff Editorial: Great master of journalism leaves students with lots of life and grammar lessons

Staff Editorial, Editorial Board

September 15, 2016

Jeff Jeske is a Charles A. Dana Professor of English. He is a man of journalism, fun facts and grammar rules. After 30 years in the position, he is now the former adviser for The Guilfordian. We want to dedicate this staff editorial to Jeff and his legacy. He gave many of us confidence in our writing...