The Guilfordian

New initiative hopes to make Guilford carbon-neutral

New initiative hopes to make Guilford carbon-neutral

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

“We are going to get Guilford to be totally carbon-neutral by 2030,” said The Green Society Leader and first-year Connor Potts. The Green Society is a new student initiative, and members of The Green Society meet Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in room 215 of Dana Auditorium. “The purpose is to become...

Guilford Amnesty International chapter defends human rights

Guilford Amnesty International chapter defends human rights

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

In 2016, Guilford students Melissa Fourrier, Juliana Evans-Anfom, Maggie Albert, Spencer File and Haya Al-Attar launched the Guilford chapter of Amnesty International, a global organization dedicated to opposing human rights violations. Fourrier initially proposed the idea to peers in her peace and...

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 9, 2018

Assistant Director of Internships Amber Slade will no longer be working at Guilford College. Slade was laid off due to a recent round of budget cuts after working in the Career Development Center since April 2017. “Amber has communications with all of the organizations who have worked with Guilford...

A note on petitions

Caleb Anderson

December 4, 2015

I’d like to start by saying the “student-athlete, non-athlete” divide is myth. It’s an issue given power by frustrated students, and used to substitute a larger and far-less discussed concern — a lack of true community. Recently, I read Quinn Johnson’s “Petition criticizes use of funds...

Petition criticizes use of funds for athletics

Quinn Johnson, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

A recent petition has sent waves throughout the community, causing students to take sides. Supporters of the petition argue that Guilford College’s athletics programs are “bloated” and receive too much funding compared to other academic programs. The petition was written on Oct. 23 and gained...