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Yelp reviewer attacks with one star

Yelp reviewer attacks with one star

Quincy Malesovas, Social Media Specialist

April 1, 2016

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. The threat of a bad Yelp review is serious — collect enough and death is certain. Even a one-star appraisal can be the beginning of the end for your...

Opinions about social media differ on campus

Qunicy Malesovas, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

In an age where Taylor Swift has seven times as many Twitter followers as North Carolina has residents, it may seem we are more virtually connected than ever. For the rest of the world, this may be so, but for Guilford students, social media infatuation is not exactly #trending. In fact, some students...

Activist George Takei to speak at Bryan Series

William Bryer, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

One evening. One man. One lifetime of experiences. On March 21, Guilford College’s Bryan Series will host George Takei, whose talk begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Most familiar for his role as Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu in the sci-fi television program “Star Trek,” Takei...

In an age of social media, don’t forget who you are

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

How many followers do you have on Instagram? On Twitter? How many likes do you average per post? Be honest. I really want to know. Sike. Modern society puts abundant attention onto social media. As an omnipresent entity, how much scrutiny has it really gotten? We have opened our hearts to this...

Weather related

Weather related

Denise Miller, Web Staff

May 5, 2015

After the season of spring arrived, a blanket of pollen lingered over the campus of Guilford College leaving nothing untouched. The yellowish substance emerged on cars and was relentless in letting go. As footsteps of many sizes journeyed the paths to classrooms, plants in the state of fruitfulness multiplied....

Extra lives are for more than video games

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

Play games. Heal kids. The motto of popular fund-raising initiative Extra Life inspires curiosity. What could be better than playing video games and helping people? Founded in 2008 as an extension of video gaming website Sarcastic Gamer, Extra Life raises money for Children’s Miracle Network...

Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and similar groups turn to the Internet for recruitment

Carlton Skinner, Staff Writers

September 12, 2014

The recent explosion of popularity and use of social media and networking websites like Twitter and Facebook, has completely altered the way information spreads across the globe. However, whether or not this change is a good or bad thing remains to be seen. “Any change of this magnitude has positive...

Athletes must use social media wisely

Rebecca Dou, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

During games, athletes already have the spotlight on them. Now with social media, the spotlight shines on their personal lives too. Everyone, from friends and family to future employers and coaches, can view tweets on Twitter and posts on Facebook. While that leaves student athletes with a great...