The Guilfordian

Administration, students work together, create change

Naari Honor, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

In the fall semester of 2015, a series of events took place on the campus of Guilford College that helped shed light on years of racial tension and alleged oppression that plagued the College. One of the events was a walkout in solidarity with the University of Missouri that led to a list of demands...

Senate Update

Colin Gendron, Business Manager

February 26, 2016

We had a discussion about racism in this week’s Senate meeting. This was a continuation in talks about racism with Integrity for Guilford. Specifically, the Senate discussed key terms including discrimination, prejudice, oppression, intersectionality, privilege, and racism. Along with the discussions,...

#OscarsSoWhite: we need a change in Hollywood

Carson Risser, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

In 88 years, 1,663 acting nominations. Only 99 of them people of color. In the history of the Academy Awards, nominees have been overwhelmingly white. When this year’s acting nominations were announced to be all-white for the second year in a row, there was an outcry. Something is wrong with the...

Open letter from a Guilford College student advocate

James Ricks

December 1, 2015

To the board of trustees, faculty and student body C/o President Jane K. Fernandes Dear Madame President, thank you for taking the time to meet with me this morning about my first letter. As a student advocate, I feel I stand alone. From criticism over my first letter, Student Government Association...

Student organizers hold second rally to demand racial justice

Nellie Vinograd, Video Editor

November 20, 2015

For the second time this month, students gathered outside Founders Hall to make a message clear: racism at Guilford College must be addressed and ended. After incidents of racism at colleges like the University of Missouri (Mizzou), Guilford students held a walkout and rally Nov. 12 for students of...

White supremacy: still the problem

This comment appeared on Yik Yak on Nov. 12, following the walkout in solidarity with Mizzou.

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

White supremacy and racism is rampant at Guilford. That’s a fact, not an opinion, but white people on campus seem to be surprised by it. People of color have been experiencing and fighting white supremacy and racism at Guilford since its beginning. White people, on the other hand, have been ignorant...

Staff editorial: Let’s talk about racist Halloween costumes

Editorial Board

October 23, 2015

Here’s a horror story for you: You’re surrounded by Geisha outfits, Native American headdresses and turbans, but you’re not in the costume room for an offensive 1930’s vaudeville show ... you’re at a present- day Party City. Despite the supposed good intentions in “celebrating diversity”...

NC State frat encouraged discrimination

NC State frat encouraged discrimination

Zachary Lindsey, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

The Tau chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at N.C. State University is officially disbanded. The fraternity was suspended because of a pledge book that was found at a Raleigh restaurant which contained racially and sexually offensive comments. The members of Pi Kappa Phi were told to immediately...

Chelsea fans exhibit racism, violence

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

“We’re racist. We’re racist, and that’s the way we like it.” These are the words that Souleymane Sylla, a 33-year-old French business man, was met with when attempting to board the Paris Mètro on Feb. 17. Aboard the Mètro were English soccer fans on their way to a Champions League match...