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Your weekly horoscope: What is your perfect Halloween costume?

Your weekly horoscope: What is your perfect Halloween costume?

Lana Heltzel, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2019

Look at yourself. A little less than two weeks until Halloween, and you don’t have a costume idea, do you? Before you cop out and buy a Harley Quinn costume from Hot Topic, consider letting the stars guide your path to Spirit Halloween. Here is your ideal costume, astrologically. Aries: World-r...

Three-week IDS brings only sheer anxiety

Three-week IDS brings only sheer anxiety

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

The three week course was successful for some students. In particular, students who went abroad had the opportunity to be immersed in a new space and culture while focusing on one topic. The students were able to go observe places and have hands-on experiences traveling in a foreign country. This type...

Staff Editorial: Campus needs more consensus

Staff Editorial: Campus needs more consensus

November 16, 2018

With the introduction of many campus changes, we at The Guilfordian want to emphasize the importance of consensus. As a Quaker institution, our tradition of consensus dates back to the founding of the college. In 1985, the college adopted a Statement of Purpose that directly recognizes “governance...

Staff Editorial: Synergy is vital to the protection of freedom

Staff Editorial: Synergy is vital to the protection of freedom

November 2, 2018

The horrific events of the past week has reinforced the prevalence hate and politically-motivated crimes in America. The shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue this weekend has only highlighted the need for us to come together as a nation. The man accused of killing 11 people and injuring...

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

October 26, 2018

America is in an era of extreme social, political, and economic dysfunction. There is an opioid crisis devastating poor communities, income and wealth inequality is at shockingly high levels while median incomes have stagnated for the past forty years, millions of Americans don’t have the access to...

BoJack Horseman gets its fifth season

BoJack Horseman gets its fifth season

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

Netflix original “BoJack Horseman,” an animated adult comedy show, released a fifth season installment bringing more adventures from the humanoid horse protagonist. Season five has some of the best gags of the series, but the underlying messages of the show’s creator, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, are...

Staff needs to go from neglected to respected

Staff needs to go from neglected to respected

Jenni Camhi, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

Guilford, like all colleges across the globe, is run by a plethora of contributors. A Guilford education involves guidance and assistance from teachers, coaches and faculty, but the list does not stop there. Living on Guilford’s campus also involves services less acknowledged or even unseen by students. Unfortunately,...

Renovations provide traffic obstacles

Renovations provide traffic obstacles

Brendan Shoemaker, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

We have all seen the changes and renovations occurring around Guilford’s campus that began last school year. This transitionary period saw the renewal of Binford Hall, the construction of a new addition to the art building and new locker rooms and entrances for the Ragan-Brown Field House. All have...

Summer camp should be accessible and affordable

Summer camp should be accessible and affordable

Kathleen Herbst, Community Coordinator

September 7, 2018

Popsicle juice dripping on your hands. A soccer ball kicked a little too far to the right. A community of people who you’ve only known for a week, but who feel like close friends. For many, camp is a staple of long childhood summer breaks. It’s a place to make friends, participate in new activities...