The Guilfordian

Greensboro artists speak up for social justice

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

On a warm Saturday afternoon at Government Plaza in Greensboro, poets, musicians and artists gathered at the local event, Diversity over Division, to express their opinions on topics such as social justice, political change and peace.  The demonstration took place on a stage surrounded by a wide set...

Campus sees 12th annual Soy un Líder conference

Soy un Lider conference 2018

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

November 16, 2018

“I hope Soy un Lider can help high school students have enough resources to apply to a different college, or reach higher education in general,” said sophomore Daisy Arguello. “I hope Soy un Lider can bring a change in people's lives, and their dreams.” The annual Soy Un Lider conference was...

Open mic shares the talents of students

Guilford College Open Mic Night

Anna Gamez, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

In the lounge of the Community Center, dozens of students were gathered for the open-mic night performances on Friday, Oct. 5. Lights were dimmed at the event, titled “Speak Your Truth,” where community members witnessed around a dozen students rapping, singing, performing spoken word poetry and...

Cesar Chavez banquet celebrates Farmworkers Awareness Week, labor

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018

“It’s ironic that those who till the soil, cultivate and harvest the fruits, vegetables and other foods that fill your tables with abundance, have nothing left for themselves,” read the quote from Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association...

Staff Editorial: Equality in the Oscars

Staff Editorial: Equality in the Oscars

March 16, 2018

For years, the public has criticized the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the lack of diversity in the Academy Award nominees and winners. In 2016, as a response to this critique of the awards, the Academy made a goal to double the number of women and diverse members by the year 2020....

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian introduces new social justice editor to help ensure integrity

Staff Editorial: Guilfordian introduces new social justice editor to help ensure integrity

November 10, 2017

The Guilfordian is an ever-developing student-run social justice newspaper. Our most recent development is the addition of Lesly Vasquez as the Social justice editor. As such, they will be monitoring our articles as a further measure to ensure that we provide content with integrity and awareness.  Though...

City council elections to be held in October

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Jhanna Vasser, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

The city of Greensboro is holding city council elections. The primary election will be held on Oct. 10, with 15 candidates, including three incumbents, running for three at-large seats. Six of the 15 candidates will advance from the primary to the Nov. 7 general election. “I know there’s a lot...

Goals for new year

Goals for new year

Editorial Board

September 8, 2017

As The Guilfordian embarks on the journey of creating our 104th volume of the newspaper, we wish to share our insights and goals for the 2017-2018 publishing cycle. First and foremost, we are a student-run newspaper with a commitment to the Guilford College community and the College’s seven core...

Allies should talk less and do much more

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

December 2, 2016

When someone says the word “ally,” what thoughts come to mind? Some may conjure up an image of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin, the leaders of the Allied Powers, sitting together in Yalta near the end of World War II. Others may refer to a more recent definition of the...