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Wilcox talks Quakerism and the Prophetic Tradition

Natalie Whitmeyer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

On Thursday, April 4, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in Founders Hall West Gallery, JM Ward Visitor Ashley Wilcox led a meeting on Quakerism and the Prophetic Tradition. Wilcox is a recorded Quaker minister and the founder of the Church of Mary Magdalene in Atlanta, Georgia. The meeting started off with a...

Lakey leads workshop on nonviolent protest

Yunah Kim, News Editor

March 22, 2019

On Monday, Mar. 18, activist and sociologist George Lakey led a group of Guilford students, staff and faculty members in a workshop on nonviolent direct action. The workshop was held in the Gilmer Room of Founders Hall from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and was sponsored by Justice and Policy Studies, the...

Annual Quaker conference comes to Guilford

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

The semester will be over, but the learning will continue well into summer. This summer, Guilford College will once again host the Friends Association for Higher Education conference from June 15-18. The annual conference brings together faculty and staff from the 17 Quaker colleges, univer...

Why the Supposed “Unimpacted” Party Is Involved

Layla Rafaoui

November 20, 2015

Students for Justice in Palestine at Guilford College is a relatively new club that seeks to educate the campus and humanize a geographically distant conflict. We seek to address the connection between our lives and those under occupation in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. We also hope to answer the...

Goofordian: Budget cuts render Guilford College an events venue

Goofordian: Budget cuts render Guilford College an events venue

Aubrey King, The Pledge

April 3, 2015

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool's edition. The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian Staff and is not based in fact. We have all heard the rumors. Guilford is in trouble. Financial problems have plagued the school for years, and now it is time to pay the bagpiper. The...

Friends Center searches for new director

Friends Center searches for new director

Corbin Barwick, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

Guilford has officially begun introducing the proposed candidates for the position of director of the William R. Rogers Friends Center to the College. According to IFP Gifts Discernment Coordinator Frank Massey, Guilford has narrowed it down from six applications on file for candidates for the job...

Baseball underdogs ready for season

Baseball underdogs ready for season

William Burton, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

As the weather makes its shift to spring, with warm temperatures on the horizon, the baseball team is getting ready to get into full swing. The Guilford College 2015 baseball season began on Feb. 6 down in Mount Berry, Georgia, at Berry College. With this comes a lot of excitement and support for the...

Local Quaker history gets a cinematic revamp

Thor Tobiassen, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

Two plays depicting some of the most exciting times in Quaker history are being reimagined to make them more dynamic than ever, and some Guilford College students are along for the ride. Snow Camp Outdoor Theater is an Alamance County company that produces plays based on significant events in Quaker...

Recent conflict raises questions about campus flag policy

Recent conflict raises questions about campus flag policy

Quincy Malesovas, Staff Writer and World & Nation Editor

September 26, 2014

The American flag: a symbol of freedom, democracy and unity for some. But for many Quakers, the symbolism itself is something to be scrutinized. The warlike spirit that it often represents is contrary to their beliefs of peace and pacifism. Guilford College has traditionally prohibited the public...