The Guilfordian

A Tribute: Thank You, Jermaine Thomas

Habin Hwang, Opinion Editor November 12, 2021

Like a familiar scene where the heroes walk off into the sunset, one of Guilford College’s greatest heroes, Jermaine Thomas, joined the College’s (hypothetical) Hall of Fame on Oct. 19. Since his arrival...

Staff Editorial: Guilford’s past leadership and the road ahead

November 5, 2021

October ushered in another change in Guilford College’s leadership. On Oct. 6, an email from Board of Trustees Chair Ed Winslow announced the appointment of Kyle Farmbry as the College’s new president....

The FDA approved Pfizer vaccine, and what it means for Guilford College

Kevin Ma, Guest Writer September 10, 2021

On Aug. 23, the Food and Drug Administration finally approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, eight months after the vaccine became available to the public under emergency use authorization, paving...

Jim Hood works with a student in his American Nature Writing course this spring during a class exploration in the Guilford Woods.

Time with Jim

A reflection on learning at Guilford
Nolan Ross, Staff Writer June 21, 2021

Jim and I both like to talk. We’re both sitting at our computers. His hair is shorter than when we last met in January for an academic advisor conference, and he wears a black blazer over his usual plaid...

Misinformation is a danger to Americans.

Misinformation spreads like wildfire

Why is fake news so pervasive?
Corby Brooke, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Misinformation, or fake news, is infectious and divisive. It spreads like wildfire, but it is not intended to deceive. On the other hand, disinformation is intended to deceive and mislead the public to...

A picture taken by professor Jeff Jeske on Heather Hayton’s phone in May 2016, at the English Dept senior celebration, held at MJs Restaurant.

Quaker Dad Jim Becomes Interim College President

Kymari Williams, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

Dad jokes, eating a sandwich in the woods, saying “Hi” to people on campus, a total Quaker dad—ring any bells? Jim Hood, our new interim president. Hood has been teaching at Guilford since the...

Staff Editorial: Jim Hood, new interim president, embodies the Guilford spirit

March 19, 2021

With the appointment of Jim Hood, Charles A. Dana Professor of English, as interim president on Feb. 23 the College is moving closer to the Quaker values that were slowly disappearing amid recent changes.  Guilford...

Careers section in a newspaper.

The English Major: Leave no doors closed

Lideah Shivley, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

Social media management, public relations, advertising, news reporting and content creation are probably not the first things that pop in your mind when you think of an English degree.  When you tell...

Friends speak their mind during Day of Testimonies

Maira Vandiver and Pierson Kye March 4, 2021

Note: names have been omitted from this article to protect anonymity.  In true Quaker spirit, groups of students, faculty, staff, alums and trustees gathered virtually on Feb. 24 for a “Day of Testimonies.”...

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