The Guilfordian

Major Mixer engages students and faculty

Major Mixer engages students and faculty

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 10, a student major mixer was hosted in Guided Discovery on the first floor of Hege Library. Every major available at Guilford was on display for students to explore and question. First-year students scattered about asking questions, participating in games and getting free candy. However,...

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 9, 2018

Assistant Director of Internships Amber Slade will no longer be working at Guilford College. Slade was laid off due to a recent round of budget cuts after working in the Career Development Center since April 2017. “Amber has communications with all of the organizations who have worked with Guilford...

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...

Proposed parking fee faces faculty and staff backlash

Proposed parking fee faces faculty and staff backlash

Hannah Shoemaker and Andrew Walker

January 26, 2018

The final weeks of 2017 at Guilford consisted of finals, winter break and a proposed faculty and staff parking fee. On Dec. 11, the Office of Human Resources sent an email to Guilford faculty and staff stating that beginning on Jan. 1, they would need to pay a monthly fee for campus parking. 10 days...

Guilford alum reads from first book of poems

Guilford alum reads from first book of poems

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

On Thursday, Sept. 28, students, teachers and community members gathered in the Carnegie Room of Hege Library, all excited to hear Guilford alumna Anna Lena Phillips Bell speak. Since attending Guilford, Bell has been an editor at several publications, including the American Scientist magazine. She...

Annual Quaker conference comes to Guilford

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

The semester will be over, but the learning will continue well into summer. This summer, Guilford College will once again host the Friends Association for Higher Education conference from June 15-18. The annual conference brings together faculty and staff from the 17 Quaker colleges, univer...

Students take advantage of final J term

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017

From Europe to Asia, Guilford College students spent January term all over the world. “It was fantastic in so many ways,” said senior Hannah Brewer-Jensen, who spent January term in Germany taking a course called “Alp Dreams” with Chair and Professor of Foreign Languages David Limburg. “I...

St. Clare’s professor discusses Tolkien, literature

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2016

Whether in Oxford, England, or Greensboro, North Carolina, “Lord of the Rings” author J.R.R. Tolkien remains a highly influential figure in literature and history. On Sept. 20, Paul Sinclair from St. Clare’s, Oxford gave a talk titled “J.R.R. Tolkien and the Victorian Fantasy of the Middle...

Letter to the editor: You don’t belong at Guilford if…

Jim Hood, Guest Writer

October 5, 2015

Dear Editor,   I’ve been thinking a lot about community lately, one of Guilford’s so-called “core values.” I’ve wondered if community is, indeed, the squishiest of those values, the one we have the most trouble actually defining. It needs to be something more than the Kumbayah feeling...