The Guilfordian

GOP attacked in NC, Dems start fundraiser

GOP attacked in NC, Dems start fundraiser

October 28, 2016

The Orange County Republican Party headquarters on Oct. 15 was firebombed, with the words “Nazi Republicans leave town or else” painted on the side of the building. There were no deaths or injuries. This was deemed an act of domestic terrorism by Mike Pence, the vice presidential candidate for...

Integrity continues to fight for justice on campus

Clare Forrister, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2016

Begun in the middle of a tumultuous time both for Guilford College and the nation, the organizing efforts of Integrity for Guilford have changed the way the conversation about social justice on campus. Integrity is an organizing group run by students and focused on making change in how the College...

Citizens unite to protest against House Bill 2

Citizens unite to protest against House Bill 2

Mae Wood, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

This academic year, Guilford College officially updated their bathroom usage policy to state the following: “In keeping with Guilford College’s nondiscrimination policy, it is the intent of Guilford College to provide All Gender, Women’s, and Men’s bathrooms on campus.” On April 1, North...

Staff Editorial: Sexual assault: more transparency needed

The Editorial Board, The Editorial Board

September 8, 2016

In the face of a culture that ignores sexual assault, the entire campus needs to rise up. Students need to take a stand not just against unfair judicial policies but also in their interactions with each other. Talking about sexual assault does not have to be scary. Attitudes about consent come into...

Anti-discrimination bill causes uproar

Anti-discrimination bill causes uproar

Mae Wood, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

“The law is hateful and the rush to pass it violated any chance of democratic deliberation,” said Associate Professor of Political Science Maria Rosales. On Feb. 22, the city of Charlotte had expanded upon its anti-discrimination laws to protect people victimized based on gender identity or sexual...

Let’s continue to fight HB2, discrimination

Carson Risser & Clare Forrister, Staff Writer & Opinion Editor

April 1, 2016

When discriminatory laws like House Bill 2 are being passed in our state, we can’t pat ourselves on the back and move on after small victories on campus. There is injustice occurring in this country, whether it’s a widely publicized law or the better-hidden ways we allow unjust treatment of people...

Protector of campus values: Multicultural Education

Protector of campus values: Multicultural Education

Caleb Amstutz, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

Every day, students pass the core value flags that line the brick walkway to Founders Hall.  While the terms the flags carry may appear abstract to some, the Multicultural Education Department is here to weave these values into the community. Nestled within the Academic Affairs wing in King Hall, this...

Trans women deserve equality in education

William Burton, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

“In trans women’s eyes, I see a wisdom that can only come from having to fight for your right to be recognized as female, a raw strength that only comes from unabashedly asserting your right to be feminine in an inhospitable world,” says Julia Serano in her book “The Whipping Girl: A Transsexual...

LGBTQA people deserve fair health care

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

There is no fairness when health care does not care for all people equally. Compared to other minority groups, LGBTQA patients are denied medical help most often because of their sexual orientation and gender identity. “When health care providers are allowed to deny LGBTQ folks care, it steals their...