The Guilfordian

Students and faculty come together to discuss campus assault

Brianna Parker, Web Editor

December 4, 2015

Sexual assault affects all aspects of life, including mental health and spiritual well-being, student leaders stated at a forum to address sexual assault this Tuesday. The community seems to agree as approximately 70 community members, students and faculty attended including President Jane Fernandes. The...

Talking isn’t enough to address sexual assault

Talking isn’t enough to address sexual assault

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

Count the of number consent t-shirts next time you take a walk around campus. They might say “Consent is Sexy” or “Netflix and chill does not equal yes.” These shirts are just one example of how far-reaching Guilford’s movement against sexual assault and harassment. And in a country where...

Come and support Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Vanessa Madonna, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

Warning: this may be a trigger to some readers.    It is dark outside. The two of you are headed back to your room, and you are stumbling with every step you take. You put your keys in the lock, and they carry you into your room, throwing you onto your bed. You close your eyes, feelin...

Consent conversation is a step in the right direction, but cannot stop there

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

Sex without consent is never okay. This certainty unites all of Guilford’s recent efforts toward changing students’ approach to consent. The issue is not an easy one to solve, especially with many varied and conflicting approaches. However, because of the conviction of everyone working on this...

Consent Fair kicks off semester-long campaign to combat sexual assault

Consent Fair kicks off semester-long campaign to combat sexual assault

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, Guilford College students kicked off this year’s Consent Campaign with a kiss, some much-needed education and a whole lot of free t-shirts. “(The Consent is Sexy campaign kickoff fair is about) putting less focus on victim blaming and more on treating consent as a positive...

Students break silence about sexual assault

Students break silence about sexual assault

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

The dim light from one lamp reveals the faces of many. The silence is so thick, no one wants to contaminate it with words. People struggle with what to say and if they should say it. Finally, someone speaks. It is April 16, and we are taking back the night. The annual Take Back the Night event...

Quakers say ‘yes, please, yes’ to consensual sex campaign

Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

Physical abuse. Emotional trauma. The most underreported crime in America. One in five women and one in 16 men will experience some form of sexual assault while in college, according to Campus Safety Magazine. The danger lurks on college and university campuses nationwide and Guilford is no exception. With...

Sexual assault on campus: Preventing sexual violence on campus

Hannah Waller, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

About one in every five women is sexually assaulted during college. The same is true for about 6.1 percent of college men. Numbers like these make it clear that institutions of higher education, including Guilford College, need to be doing more to prevent sexual assaults from occurring on their campuses. Adequate...

SAASA provides a safe space for students

Daniel Gaskin, Staff Writer

September 28, 2012

It was late and I had just left another boring Guilfordian meeting. My face was lined with misery because I was going back to Bryan to attack the mountain of homework that I was dreading, when I noticed a small commotion in the Hut. After snooping around a bit, I noticed that there was pizza in there...