The Guilfordian

Letter to the Editor: Don’t dismiss the struggles of others

Colin Nollet, Guest Writer

February 13, 2015

In response to the article “Society should relax rules about men’s clothing,” I really don’t know how to put my feelings nicely. There is a blatant lack of understanding of how gender is constructed, and a blatant lack of respect towards the societal pressure of women. I myself, as a cisgender...

New FYS diversity proposal necessary, but not implemented

Emma Rumpl, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Last year, three Guilford College students and one faculty member proposed a three-day curriculum for Guilford’s First-Year Seminar program. The curriculum was designed to introduce first-year students to racism and other forms of oppression and teach them how to combat it. Since it was announced,...

Understanding Racism workshop explores individual, institutionalized prejudice

Understanding Racism workshop explores individual, institutionalized prejudice

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Institutional and systemic racism. White privilege. Individual prejudice. These are just some of the concepts explored in this semester’s Understanding Racism Workshop, which took place from Friday, Feb. 15 to Sunday, Feb. 17. There were a total of 40 participants, consisting of 25 traditional...