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Student talks “Zimbo Revolution”

 Grace Mugabe with Robert Mugabe.By User:DandjkRoberts - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Shami Chideya, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

I knew change was in the air when my family’s WhatsApp chat started to blow up and wouldn’t cease for days. What BBC and other western news outlets call a “coup”, much of the Zimbabwean people and military call a “necessary transition of power.” Either way, at approximately 5 a.m., on...

Staff Editorial: Welcome, President Jane Fernandes

The Guilfordian's Editorial Board

April 18, 2014

During your visit, you impressed students, faculty, staff and trustees with your visions of the college’s future and your appreciation of our Quaker values. When you encouraged strengthening mutual communication between administration and the community, we knew you would be the ideal candidate for...

Letter to the Editor: recent alumnus hopes that new president brings a new direction

Tom Clement

April 11, 2014

Dear incoming President, I am writing this letter concerned about where the current administration has taken Guilford College but with hope that you will redirect Guilford to align with its Quaker heritage and unique spirit. I am concerned about the gratuitous Chabotar-era administrative raises,...

Our wish list for the next college president

Staff Editorial Board

September 27, 2013

Change is in the air. As we all adjust our regular footpaths to accommodate the plaza and  adapt to the new renovations of various offices around campus, we are also bracing ourselves for an even bigger change: a new president. As a representative of the community, The Guilfordian offers the following...