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The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

Jonathon Podolsky is the moderator of Hampshire College Alumni of Western MA, Director of the non-profit Re-envisioning Marlboro College Corporation, and runs a Hampshire College/Sweet Briar Facebook group. He has been involved in save college movements for two years. Podolsky advised Save Guilford leadership during the group’s formation. He can be reached at

Guilford – called to the light

Jonathon Podolsky, Guest Writer February 20, 2021

The light at the end of the tunnel could be an oncoming train.  Save Guilford is a group mainly of alumni that has emerged to oppose draconian cuts at Guilford College. It has been unable to force...

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Finding sense of place brings strength, peace, wholeness

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer December 27, 2019

“One of our biggest that we live so much in language and so much in a mediated world of electronic media and print media... all of which tends to distance us from our connection with...

Quakerism in the Guilford woods: past and present

Quakerism in the Guilford woods: past and present

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer October 12, 2019

When asked about the Guilford woods, students appear to have a variety of opinionated responses. Many complain about the bugs, the walk or the heat. Others love the serenity or appreciate the dense history...

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Guilford celebrates World Quaker Day in Founders

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...

Vanessa Julye speaks about racism and Quakerism

Sonia McLamb and Hannah Shoemaker November 11, 2016

It began with a moment of silence, a Quaker tradition of a period of thoughtful contemplation signifying respect. On Wednesday, Nov. 2, New Garden Friends Meeting held the annual J.M. Ward Distinguished...

Flagpole: here to stay, but only for specific events

Flagpole: here to stay, but only for specific events

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer September 11, 2015

You may have noticed that there’s a new flagpole on Guilford’s campus by Armfield Athletic Center and want to know why. The flagpole was originally erected in order to ensure that the flag would be...

Friends Center welcomes C. Wess Daniels

William Burton, Staff Writer April 24, 2015

“The Friends Center was established to help Guilford College maintain a meaningful contemporary Quaker identity,” said Max Carter, William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and adjunct professor...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Core values should be reflected in salary equality

Cheryl Snider Bridges, M.Div., Guest Writer February 27, 2015

As a former full-time employee, a current adjunct faculty member at Guilford College and as a Quaker, I love the ethos at Guilford. It’s a place founded on the belief that all people have the right to...

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