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October 6, 2017

NFL Controversy Campus Discussion On Thursday, Sept. 28, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Brothers Doing Positive hosted a campus dialogue centered around the recent NFL controversy. The event was planned in light of the many NFL players, coaches and executives taking a knee during...

A message from the incoming editor-in-chief

A message from the incoming editor-in-chief

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor

May 16, 2017

Since my first semester at Guilford College, “comfort” has not been a part of my vocabulary. I was very shy as a first-year and afraid to speak my mind in classes or meetings, afraid to be judged by my accent or by the way I talked. I was proven wrong when the community opened its arms to my accent,...

James Shields steps up as interim MED head

James Shields ‘00, director of The Bonner Center for Community Service & Learning, reads an excerpt from The Reminiscence of Levi Coffin in front of the Underground Railroad Tree. // Photo by Nicole Zelniker/Guilfordian

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

April 7, 2017

The Multicultural Education Department is getting an upgrade, even as it loses a director — the latest in a string of departures. In an email to the community on March 27, President Jane Fernandes announced that the MED director is now a part of the senior team. But that position has been vacated...

MED training educates on sexuality, gender

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Hoping to understand new ideas, eight people gathered for a three-hour Liberation Space Training to learn about LGBT issues and what their role as allies should be. The training was held in the Multicultural Resource Center on Friday, Nov. 11 and was facilitated by two members of the Multicultural...

ODI will create community conversations, more inclusivity

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

October 22, 2016

To live up to its mission, Guilford College needs an Office of Diversity and Inclusion. For some members of the Guilford community, I’m sure it doesn’t feel awfully long ago that former President Kent Chabotar announced the Administrative and Program Services Assessment initiative. It took...

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Katrina Jackson ‘05, Vice President Black Alumni of Guilford College Advisory Board

April 22, 2016

As students, we came to Guilford with dreams and high expectations. We each mark our own paths but we all have the same “end-game:” to walk off that stage holding that precious piece of paper which says we stayed the course and are ready to embark on our next great adventure. Our eyes on the prize,...

Anyone can slay on this show’s runway

(Top) Fashion show organizer Terry Daniels leads the way with her fellow models, Jhanna Vasser, Lila Jones, Slyvia Shackleford and Celene Warren as they prepare for the upcoming show. (Bottom left to right) Veronica Zambrano- Coffie, Zi Huang and Katie Williams strike a pose during rehearsal.

Paige Nehls, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

“I can be a model,” said first-year Terry Daniels. “What’s holding me back? I can be fierce like them. I can be Tyra Banks.” Come April 8, Daniels will be doing what Tyra Banks built a career upon: strutting up and down a catwalk. Except in this fashion show, the fashion will not be the...

Who’s Black?: Community unites for discussion on blackness

A panel was held on Feb. 10  in the MEC to discuss the question

Nicole Zelniker, Managing Editor

February 19, 2016

Each seat was full in the Multicultural Education Center as students and faculty sat in a circle among four student panelists waiting to hear them answer one question. On Feb. 10, Blacks Unifying Society hosted one of many events for Black History Month, a panel on the question: “Who’s Black?” ...