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...

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...

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

April 12, 2019

“It’s about time,” said President of Guilford College Jane Fernandes. On April 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bryan Jr. Auditorium, Guilford College held its inaugural Lavender Graduation. The Lavender Graduation celebrates graduating students from both undergraduate and graduate programs who are members...

DEI Office sets emphasis on inclusion

DEI Office sets emphasis on inclusion

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Guilford’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI Office) has begun a restructuring program which includes additional staffing and reorganization in an effort to bolster the campus’ initiative to create an inclusive environment. An umbrella organization, under which resides the Intercultural...

“Love, Simon” is enjoyable and important

“Love, Simon” is enjoyable and important

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2018

Art reflects our experiences. Movies tell us stories we can relate to, laugh at, cry to. Hollywood seems to have begun understanding that the audience, the very world, is not made up of only straight, cis, white people anymore. Slowly, we are getting movies that represent different identities and tell...

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

Have you ever watched a boy cry for three straight minutes, staring toward the camera, and been completely enraptured? After watching director Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me by Your Name,” I can answer that question with a firm yes. Having received numerous awards and accolades, including a nomination...

She Kills Monsters production: a preview

Anna Snider, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

The name is Agnes Evans and the game is Dungeons & Dragons. With swords, daggers, shields and strength, Evans kills monsters and finishes what her sister, Tilly Evans, started. Agnes, a schoolteacher from Ohio, uses the role-playing fantasy game to better understand the life of her deceased teenage...

“Pariah” represents LGBTQIA community

“Pariah” represents LGBTQIA community

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

“There’s something special about seeing somebody who’s a lot like you portrayed in a film,” said Rex Welton, founder of the LGBTQIA film society OUT at the Movies, in a phone interview. Having the same mindset as Welton, Guilford’s Multicultural Education Department hosted an Oct. 5 screening...