The Guilfordian

Is ‘Big Mouth’ a new medium of sexual education for kids today? Or just another cringey cartoon?

Tyler Patterson, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

We all know and love the hilarious, graphic and fun show called Big Mouth, but how much are we getting from it? The show is about middle schoolers going through puberty and learning about sex and sexual terms. They go into depth about sexual health in a funny and, for some, problematic way.  I l...

Guilford College PRIDE launches a new year

Guilford College PRIDE launches a new year

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Hidden behind two double doors and a long painted hallway in King Hall is a cozy little room, filled to the brim with couches, pillows and artwork. Upon entering, one may be greeted by a student reading a sample of the room’s ample literature, the smell of local catering or the fuzzy sound of the iconic...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 16, 2018

United Kingdom In a special cabinet meeting, British Prime Minister Theresa May told members of Parliament on Oct. 14 that Britain is significantly closer to going through with Brexit. Just ahead of the meeting, all 13 Scottish Tory MPs signed a letter stating that they would not support a Brexit...

Swift shares political views

Swift shares political views

Ayesha Tarhirkheli, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

The midterm elections are approaching. Millions of people are registering to vote while others are encouraging people to vote in one of the biggest elections in modern times. From celebrity endorsements to politically-influenced advertisements, the November elections for representatives have made their...

Human rights issues in Tanzania spark discussion on Africa coverage

Human rights issues in Tanzania spark discussion on Africa coverage

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2017

In 2011, 1.6 million people in Tanzania were living with HIV or AIDS according to a report by the United Nations Program for HIV and AIDS. Six years later, the numbers are on the rise. At the same time, criminalization of civilians who have sex with people of the same sex is on the rise according...

Actor, activist excites students

Mara Stern, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

“In ‘Star Trek,’ our model was infinite diversity in infinite combinations, and, looking over this room here, I see that infinite diversity,” said Bryan Series speaker George Takei in his introductory remarks at the student question-and answer session on the afternoon of March 21. Takei looked...

Passing as straight not the same as being straight

Olivia Neal, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2015

We live in a world where what you appear to be matters more than what you are. There’s no better example of this than straight-passing. This phrase defines someone who identifies as queer but doesn’t fit the stereotypical queer image or who is in a relationship that appears to be heterosexual. Many...

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...

PRIDE Gayla celebrates 40 years of LGBTQA activism

PRIDE Gayla celebrates 40 years of LGBTQA activism

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

Excellent food. Elegant clothing. Engaging conversation. Eye popping costumes. On the evening of Oct. 31, PRIDE hosted a 40-year-legacy celebration, throwing a Gayla Banquet and Awards Ceremony in the Gilmer Room of Founders Hall. The celebration included the presentation of the inaugural Angelic...