The Guilfordian

Protesters rally in Pelham against KKK, Trump

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

December 4, 2016

On Dec. 3, protesters gathered from all over the country to rally against the Klu Klux Klan in Pelham, North Carolina. “We have just as much of a right to be out here and show them it’s not what we want,” said a protester named Alex from Carrboro, North Carolina. People came out for a variety...

Mass incarceration reform is underway

Thirteen Guilford tudents participated in a Spring Lobby Weekend in Washington, D.C., over break. They joined over 400 other students to lobby against mass incarceration from March 12 to 15.

Nicole Zelniker, Managing editor

March 25, 2016

As of 2016, the United States has less than 5 percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of its prisoners. In both jails and prisons, those incarcerated are overwhelmingly people of color. From March 12 to March 15, a group of 13 Guilford College community members joined over 400 others from...

Protesters call for integrity, reform

Students chant at the #IntegrityforGuilford rally on Nov. 20, outside of Founders Hall. Following the protests, Board of Trustees members Lionel Johnson and Ester Hall '74 visited campus on Dec. 3 to respond to student organizers' list of demands.

Francesca Quigley and Naari Honor, Staff Writers

December 4, 2015

“College administrators, professors and staff must publicly acknowledge their racism, be it overt, covert or passive,” reads the sixth on  a list of 12 demands for the administration of Guilford College written by a group of student organizers. On Nov. 12, a group of Guilford College students...

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...

Workers organize for $15/hour, unions

Lily Lou, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

In 270 cities across the United States, including Greensboro, protesters held up signs with slogans like “Show Me $15 And A Union” and “I Am On Strike To Raise Up The South.” This was part of a nationwide protest on Nov. 10 organized by Raise Up for $15, an organization demanding a raise in...

Senate Update

Collin Gendron, Business Manager

November 20, 2015

This week in Senate, students discussed the demands from the wallkout that occurred on Nov. 12. For those out of the loop, there was an on-campus rally in front of Founders to discuss the College’s racial and social climate. The senators reviewed some of the 12 demands during this Senate meeting but...