The Guilfordian

Dubya ain’t all that, Ellen

Ramya Krishna, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

What do you know about George “Dubya” Bush, former Texas governor, polarizing president and now artist for veterans? You may remember that his administration was responsible for the Iraq War and the No Child Left Behind Act, but most of all, his “Bushisms.” These included incorrect phrasing, word usag...

“Call Me by Your Name” is not just a “gay film”

“Call Me by Your Name” is not just a “gay film”

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Last year at the Oscars, “Moonlight” became the first film to win best picture that featured a LGBT lead in all 89 years of the ceremony. Notice that I did not say “the first gay film” to win. “Moonlight” is not a “gay film.” “Moonlight” is a film about someone who is gay. Take...

News in Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

February 5, 2016

Burundi Following the conclusion of the 26th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the new chair of the AU, Chadian President Idriss Deby, must resolve the situation in Burundi without force. Prior to the summit, the AU planned on sending a 5,000-soldier peacekeeping force there to quell v...

We must dwell more in discomfort

Diya Abdo

November 20, 2015

The student protest on Thursday was deeply uncomfortable. And while we are not short on intense experiences at Guilford, these usually have a different tone and a different ending. Even the most difficult of Guilford moments rarely sheds the usual niceties and politeness.  Apologies are always accepted,...

White supremacy: still the problem

White supremacy: still the problem

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

White supremacy and racism is rampant at Guilford. That’s a fact, not an opinion, but white people on campus seem to be surprised by it. People of color have been experiencing and fighting white supremacy and racism at Guilford since its beginning. White people, on the other hand, have been ignorant...

Mental health still a major issue

Julia Tyson, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

At any given time, a Guilford student can be overheard detailing their stress to a friend. They’ll blame their course load, social lives, work, extracurricular activities or uncertainty about the future. But you’ll rarely hear them talk about the underlying problem — mental health. As someone...

Gay blood ban lifts in France: gay and bisexual men allowed to donate

Gay blood ban lifts in France: gay and bisexual men allowed to donate

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

Marisol Touraine, France’s minister of social affairs, health and women’s rights announced on Nov. 4 that France is lifting its three-decade-long ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood. “Giving one’s blood is an act of generosity and of civic responsibility that cannot be conditioned by...

Allison making NC history as first trans* party chair candidate

Allison making NC history as first trans* party chair candidate

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Janice Covington Allison is making history as the first transgender candidate for the North Carolina Democratic Party chair, but the journey is not without roadblocks. Allison made waves in 2012 when she became the first transgender delegate to attend the Democratic National Convention. By announcing...

Gay special forces vet attacked, dies

Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer

December 5, 2014

On Nov. 9, 46-year-old local veteran and former CCE student Stephen White walked into Chemistry Nightclub in downtown Greensboro. He left a few hours later with 26-year-old Garry Joseph Gupton. White was taken to the hospital after Gupton beat and burned him almost to death at the Battleground Inn. “I...