The Guilfordian

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

September 7, 2018

Guilford opens new academic year with Convocation and Passing of the Light Ceremony On Wednesday, Aug. 22, student and faculty leaders formally welcomed Guilford’s new students into the college community with a convocation and a candlelight ceremony. The assembly and ceremony were held as a part o...

Biking Incentives Bring Health and Positivity

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

The New Zealand advertising agency, Make Collective, is offering its workers a cash incentive to ride bikes to work instead of cars. The company is based in Christchurch, and offers workers approximately $5 to bike to and from work. If workers keep using this form of transportation for more than six...

Trump expands ban in the US

Trump expands ban in the US

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

October 6, 2017

On Sunday, Sept. 24, the restrictions of the travel ban issued on Jan. 27 were set to expire. Instead, the Trump administration announced an expansion of the travel ban to eight different countries. The travel ban initially placed restrictions on visitors from six majority-Muslim countries including...

Eight good things happening in the world

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

October 2, 2015

Solomon Islands Earlier this week, scientists exploring the Solomon Islands discovered the first biofluorescent turtle known to man. Biofluorecence, not to be confused with bioluminescence, is the ability to reflect light and re-emit it as a different color. The endangered hawksbill sea turtle joins ...

World & Nation News in Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

September 11, 2015

Europe In Iceland, France and other countries around the world, families are opening their doors to thousands of refugee families. The migrants are coming from countries like Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and Iraq. Many are staying at a transit camp in Hungary before they are carried to safe homes. I...