The Guilfordian

Guilford celebrates World Quaker Day in Founders

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Jhanna Vasser, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

“Lets begin with a moment of silence,” said Director of Friends Center Wes Daniels. On Oct. 2, 2017, members of QLSP and the greater Guilford College community, gathered in the Gilmer room of Founders Hall for the World Quaker Day Panel. “We wanted to highlight some of the global aspects...

Volunteering builds friendship, confidence, community

A volunteer shares a bowl of soup to an attendee of Church Under the Bridge last Spring.

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

Back in my naïve days as a first-year, I got written up and was punished by having to volunteer my Friday mornings to work on the Guilford farm. Out of all the punishments of my life, that has been the best one. I felt mighty and important while digging my hands into dirt looking for bugs to pick...

QLSP fosters spiritual and mental growth through community

QLSP fosters spiritual and mental growth through community

Sarah Stangl, Guest Writer

April 13, 2012

“Strong community.” “Spiritual.” “Body.” “Seeking.” These are words chosen by “QLSPers” to depict the Quaker Leadership Scholars Program. For many of its members, the QLSP community is a prominent part of the Guilford experience, and yet, Guilford doesn’t know who QLSP is. As a...

Christina Repoley ’02 returns to promote launch of new Quaker Voluntary Service

Ali Krantzler, Staff Writer

March 16, 2012

“We’ve been talking about something like this, dreaming about something like this and praying about something like this for about nine years now,” said Christina Repoley ’02 as she described the Quaker Voluntary Service program. The program, started by Repoley, will launch its first pilot...