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News in brief: Honors Program, OSLE sponsor Dinner and Discussion Monday, Nov. 4

News in brief: Honors Program, OSLE sponsor Dinner and Discussion Monday, Nov. 4

Guilfordian staff

November 1, 2019

Guilford’s Honors Program and the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement (OSLE) will welcome Dr. Bob Malekoff of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill for Dinner and Discussion at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov.4, in the Gilmer Room.  All are welcome to attend and a sign-in sheet will be available...

NFL needs reform to protect its players

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Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Ever since my dad taught me how to throw a football when I was seven years old, I have loved the sport of football. I spend most of my Sundays watching football and I believe it is a beautiful game when played well. Even so, I believe football in its current state is not sustainable long term. It is...

Fernandes brings personal passion to Quakers athletics

Lesly Vasquez, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

“Guilford has a wonderful athletic department, and I’m always impressed with all of the athletes,” said Guilford College President Jane Fernandes. The president has always been a sports fan, having grown up with four brothers , all of them athletes. As a young girl, the first sport that Fernandes...

First-year athletes adjust to a new school and new teams

Lily Lou, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

This year, Guilford College welcomed 117 student athletes — almost a third of 2014’s first-year class. Like other first-year students, athletes face challenges adjusting to college life. Keeping up with academics while managing extracurricular activities is daunting for any student. Athletes receive support ...

Anti-sweatshop organization looks for student support

Valeria Sosa and Kinsey Danzis

April 4, 2014

Exits were blocked. Fire drills ignored. Fire fighters came to the rescue, but their ladders could not reach beyond the fifth floor. Helicopters could not land on the rooftop, as it had been illegally turned into a canteen. Those who tried to escape from the windows plummeted to their deaths. An...

Looking into black male athlete graduation rates

C.J. Green, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

An epidemic has been sweeping college athletics everywhere, and I’ll give you a hint: it isn’t school spirit. If you guessed graduation and retention rates, then you would be only half right. The other half of the problem deals with a more specific group of athletes. “Look at the numbers,”...

First-year student athletes comment on campus life

L.A. Logan, Sports Editor

September 13, 2013

“I like the small college atmosphere that fits my personality academically and socially, said Meadows. “It’s a beautiful campus and a there’s a lot of friendly people that I get along with.”—Miles Meadows, Mens Basketball “The coaching staff recruited me since my sophomore year in high...

Solving the athlete, non-athlete divide

John Kluepfel, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

“We can never go nowhere unless we share with each other,” said Tupac Shakur in his song “Changes.” “We gotta start makin’ changes. Learn to see me as a brother ‘stead of two distant strangers.” Guilford’s student body should take Shakur’s advice in dealing with the athlete/non-athlete...

Superstition within sports: the rituals that make the game for Guilford athletes

Superstition within sports: the rituals that make the game for Guilford athletes

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

April 12, 2013

“Whatever floats your boat” is the attitude that athletes and coaches take when addressing pre-game rituals and superstitions. Routines play a role in the wide world of sports. Guilford athletes are no exception to the tradition. Guilford football players are no strangers to pre-game routines....