The Guilfordian

Free Press event focuses on Guilford LOVE

Sydney Procos, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Love was in the air on Feb. 9, the Friday before Valentine’s Day, as students gathered in Hege-Cox. Pink, red, purple and yellow paints lined the tables, along with stamps carved with messages like, “You make me smile,” all waiting to transform blank pieces of paper. “When we were planning...

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Taylor Swift should only speak out if she contributes

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 17, 2017

Snake. Victim. Trouble. Taylor Swift. For many people who follow the lives of celebrities and Hollywood drama, all of these words are synonymous. Taylor Swift is often in the limelight, either for what she wore to that award show or this movie premiere. Maybe it’s for the last song she wrote to...

Two students share insight

Newcomers School welcomes new students

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

17-year-olds Nour Shaker and Kaskile Rashidi first set foot in the United States in November of 2016. “When I come to America, I didn’t know any word in English,” said Rashidi. “So when I came here, I was surprised, and I was scared.” To overcome the language barrier in the U.S., Rashidi,...

The secret to Guilford’s athletic recruitment

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Nathaniel Williams, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Guilford College is a Division III liberal arts college, and because of National Collegiate Athletic Association regulations, they cannot offer athletic scholarships. Since all teams within Division III parameters abide by this rule, it does not affect competition between teams, but it can have an...

The Carters: built on commitment, doughnuts

Beatriz Caldas, Diversity & Social Justice Coordinator

February 5, 2016

With the beginning of February, piles of snow were everywhere  and there were low temperatures for most of the day, people are reminded of their significant others. Although every Guilfordian might not have a Valentine to send flowers and chocolate to, a beloved Guilford couple has been celebrating...

Sexual education must be faced openly

Sexual education must be faced openly

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015

Were you taught everything you needed to know about sex, sexuality and relationships in school? Out of the 23 students I talked to when putting this article together, only three of them told me that the sex education they received in school was useful to them. “I don’t even remember having...

Jane Fernandes to succeed Chabotar

Victor Lopez, Senior Writer

April 18, 2014

After a week of deliberations, this Monday the board of trustees selected Jane Fernandes as the College’s ninth president, making her the first female ever to serve in the role. As her first step, Fernandes is set on getting to know not only the campus community, but also the Greensboro community. “I...

What is love? You have questions, I have answers

What is love? You have questions, I have answers

Michael Caswell, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

It is February, and you know what that means: romance is in the air. Whether you are in a relationship or not this time of the year, romance always seems to be on people’s minds, and with romance comes questions. Although I am not an expert on romance, I will try to answer Guilford’s submitted...

Is it lust or is it love? Thoughts about college relationships

Is it lust or is it love? Thoughts about college relationships

Millie Carter, Staff Writer

January 23, 2012

Do you like them? Do you lust after them? Or do you truly love them? These three questions run subconsciously through our brains when we think we might have found someone worth sharing our secrets, our emotions and our lives with. How do you know the difference between the three “L’s:” like,...