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Guilford announces end of Theme House Program on campus

The Cobb House is devoted to women, femmes and non-binary people of color. The themes of these houses are picked by the students that live in the houses.//Photo by: Abigail Bekele/The Guilfordian

Jenni Camhi, Copy Editor

November 30, 2018

Earlier this month, Guilford announced the discontinuance of the campus' Theme House Program starting in Fall 2019. These residential areas in the community will no longer be housing students after the 2018 to 2019 academic year, and those who are living in them now will be relocated to a different sort...

Volunteer Fair connects students to community

Guilford College Volunteer Fair

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

“I think what we bring is freedom, and we bring humanization to people who need it, who are being discriminated against to the point that it is inhumane,” said junior Shayne Kenny, one of the Guilford coordinators for the Greensboro chapter of the Young Women’s Christian Association. “The purpose...

Photojournalist shares his experience in Washington

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 16, 2018

“My father didn’t really engage the topic of Cuba on a larger scale, but we knew that it was a special place to my dad,” said Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images News staff photographer. “And we knew that it was a country that had broken my grandmother’s heart.” Composed of first and second-generation...

Bonner tutoring sites serve to promote mentoring, community and acceptance

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

Whether through the Bonner program, a class or just because it is a great thing to do, many Guilford students choose to volunteer at one of the Bonner Center’s many tutoring sites. “I went to France last year, and one of the reasons I considered not going was because I didn’t want to leave (Glen...

Kim Burke departs after 14 years of service

Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer & Diversity Coordinator

September 22, 2013

Not many people can say they had the impact on Guilford College that Kim Burke had. Fourteen years ago, she arrived on campus. Back then, there was not a single door opener on campus.  Now, Guilford is known as an accommodating place, with a large population of students with some type of disability. ...

Bonner Center for Community Learning and Service embodies core values

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer

March 29, 2013

“Access to education; opportunity to serve.” This is the motto of the Bonner Center for Community Learning and Service. “We are a scholarship program,” said Elizabeth Baloff-Bird, Bonner Scholars coordinator. “We give students who are passionate about community service the opportunity...

The good, the bad and the ugly: what happened over J-Term?

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

As I wait in line at the Grill to place my order, I am bombarded with familiar faces and quickly find myself invested in several conversations all starting off with the same question, “How was your break?” Whether you spent J-Term studying abroad, relaxing on the couch at home, playing a sport,...

Christina Repoley ’02 returns to promote launch of new Quaker Voluntary Service

Ali Krantzler, Staff Writer

March 16, 2012

“We’ve been talking about something like this, dreaming about something like this and praying about something like this for about nine years now,” said Christina Repoley ’02 as she described the Quaker Voluntary Service program. The program, started by Repoley, will launch its first pilot...