The Guilfordian

Study abroad program examines prisons

Natalie Whitmeyer, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

A study abroad interest meeting was held for “Prisons in the U.S. and Norway” on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. in King Hall. Professor of Psychology Eva McGuire and Professor of Justice and Policy Studies Sherry Giles will both be leading this trip in hopes of allowing students to gain...

‘Tis The Season for Traditions.

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Anna Gamez, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

The winter holidays are finally upon us. All around the world, people are beginning celebrate holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day and many others. Growing up, my favorite part of the holidays was always watching Christmas movies. I loved watching people celebrate holiday traditions, ...

Midterm results show big victories on both sides

Ted_Budd North Carolina Senate House District 13 seat Kathy Manning

Max Elkan and Kiran Soma

November 16, 2018

On Nov. 6, citizens around Guilford County voted in the local, state and national midterm elections in order to determine the people who will be representing their voices in politics. Nationally, Republicans won a 51-46 majority over the Democrats in the Senate, with two Independent senators. In the...

Voter turnout needs growth

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Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Nearly half of eligible Americans don’t vote. No matter how many times I hear this, it always baffles me that so many people don’t take advantage of being a part of the democratic system. “No Taxation without Representation.” This, in a sense, is how our country started. Being able to vote...

Workshop uplifts undocumented student experiences

Senior Olivia Winder participates in an interactive timeline activity that explores legislation affecting the immigrant community. This activity was part of the UndocuAlly training that took place on Monday, Oct. 1 in King Hall. // Photo By: Fernando Jiménez/The Guilfordian

Fernando Jiménez, Photo Editor

October 5, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, there are approximately 11.6 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States today. These individuals are present in our communities, our jobs and even on Guilford’s campus. Immigrant Student Coordinator Liz Torres Melendez led one of the first UndocuAlly...

Theusen highlights effects of student protests

Sarah Thuesen Newlin lecture

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

April 6, 2018

According to Assistant Professor of History Sarah Thuesen, the boycotts and student protests of the 1940s desegregation movement still hold weight today, despite occurring nearly 80 years ago. Thuesen explored the importance of historical boycotts in North Carolina and presented research from her...

Food Justice lecture builds positive discussion

Guilford community members gathered on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2018 to discuss combating food insecurity.//Photo by DaeQuan Fitzgerald/The Guilfordian

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

February 9, 2018

North Carolina is ranked the No. 8 state in terms of food insecurity. The Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area continuously ranks as one of the areas with the most difficulty securing food based on a percentage of the total population. These and other issues of local food insecurity were discussed...

Pipeline approved, Governor promises future of clean energy

Photo of Roy Cooper, the Governor of North Carolina. By Chris Seward - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=54610787

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

February 9, 2018

On Jan. 26, Governor Roy Cooper made an announcement that North Carolina is dedicated to renewable and clean energy, alongside the approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by the NC Department of Environmental Quality. “My goal for North Carolina is complete reliance on renewable energy, which builds...