The Guilfordian

Possible transition from Moodle to new software stirs mixed emotions

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

Guilford College’s current online learning service, Moodle, may soon be replaced with Canvas, learning management software that offers a facilitated experience for both students and professors. There have been several complaints from faculty over the difficulties they face using Moodle. For instance,...

Senate update

Collin Gendron, Business Manager

April 22, 2016

This week’s Senate discussion focused on how the Senate is going to spend the rest of its rollover fund. Possible expenses include an art installation ($10,000), Wi-Fi upgrade ($40,000), and sealing the gym floor ($10,000). The Senate is also thinking about investing in a security system called Peace...

Donors and students are disconnected

Nick Carratu, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

Voting unanimously against the installation of campus-wide surveillance cameras, Community Senate made it clear that they wouldn’t waste rollover funds on unnecessary ancillary expenditures. For over a year, the board of trustees pushed for those security cameras. Instead, their agenda took a direct...

Teachers deserve more respect, money

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

Job description: seeking people willing to accept meager pay, high workloads and constant criticism. In today’s political and social environment, such conditions are all too common for teachers and those entering the education field. Yet they receive virtually no attention. Instead of reform,...

How can you change Guilford for the better?

Alayna Bradley, Staff Writer

September 7, 2012

Guilford College prides itself on its creative faculty and staff. The Innovative Grants were created to harness this creativity in the best way possible: for the college itself. Innovative Grants are exactly what the name states; it is a program that will fund innovative proposals that benefit the...

Cut out those coupons, save some money around town

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

September 7, 2012

Is eating at the school’s caf or picking out lunch from the same menu at the Grill or Quakeria just not cutting it for you? Have you found yourself wanting to purchase an item from your favorite store but not a single dollar is to be found in your wallet? It’s especially important to save money...

Kenyan disabled man raises money, awareness

Elias Blondeau, Staff Writer

September 7, 2012

Most people equate being strong with being able-bodied. But every day, men and women with physical disabilities are testing the limits of the human body, sometimes to raise awareness for causes that affect millions. One man following this path is 43-year-old, Kenya-native Zackary Kimotho, who recently...

Loyalty in professional sports: is it a thing of the past?

Loyalty in professional sports: is it a thing of the past?

Michael MacVane, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Throughout the history of sports, we think back to some of the greatest players and how they have remained with the same team for their entire career. Nowadays, that has changed. Take for example, Peyton Manning. The quarterback was a four-time NFL Most Valuable Player who has played for the Indianapolis...