The Guilfordian

Reporters must be careful but accurate when writing about campus rape culture

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

In November 2014, Rolling Stone released an article called “A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA.” The shocking story revealed a gang rape at the fraternity Phi Psi and quickly went viral. By April, the story had been almost completely discredited and the article retracted...

Gender and sexual violence prevention poster campaign

Gender and sexual violence prevention poster campaign

Juliet Magoon, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Why do you stand against sexual violence? By the end of the semester, photographs of determined students, faculty and staff will be printed and made visible throughout campus alongside personal statements answering this question. Guilford College’s poster campaign is modeled after the Men Can...

Warner speaks about memoir, surviving sexual assault

Warner speaks about memoir, surviving sexual assault

Molly Schneider, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

On Sept. 24, Guilford College students were given the inspiring opportunity to meet Ashley Warner, a North Carolina native, licensed clinical social worker and full-ime psychotherapist working and living out of New York City. Warner originally planned to visit Greensboro to do a reading at Scuppernong...

Consent conversations can reduce spread of sexually transmitted infections

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

It is time to talk about consent. It is time to listen and understand that without consent, an individual may also be at risk of HIV if one engages in sexual activity without protection. Consent-less sexual violence can jeopardize the victim’s health. Informed consent considers partners’ awareness...

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: Are Guilford students doing enough?

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...

Take Back the Night

April 26, 2013

SAASA (Sexual Assault Awareness, Support and Advocacy) presented Take Back The Night on Thursday, April 18th. It started on the steps of Founders, sponsoring a free student dinner and t-shirt making. Later, a vigil that supported sexual victims carried attendees to a bonfire by the lake. There, students,...

Use your own words to create knowledge

Haley Hawkins, Opinion Editor

August 31, 2012

Words are just words — unless someone is listening. When a politician speaks, the nation listens. This was certainly the case for Missouri Representative and long-time Paul Ryan ally Todd Akin when he responded to a question regarding the legality of abortion for pregnant victims of rape. “From...