The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: Florence sparks discussion of media accuracy

Staff Editorial: Florence sparks discussion of media accuracy

September 21, 2018

Prior to hurricane Florence hitting the United States’ atlantic coast, many news reports from several media outlets, including newspapers, television and radio, emphasized the dangers of the storm, which began as a category five hurricane. The iminent disaster was highlighted as a reason for seeking...

Integrity in Journalism

Integrity in Journalism

January 19, 2018

Newspaper, radio and television journalists alike have grappled with the question of journalistic integrity in the political climate of the United States under President Trump. As both a core value of Guilford and of the journalistic field, The Guilfordian works to maintain its integrity. Journalists...

Staff Editorial:Net neutrality could see changes in policy

Staff Editorial:Net neutrality could see changes in policy

December 1, 2017

The internet has remained relatively untouched by governmental restrictions or other forms of legislation, but this may change soon. Currently, internet users operate with net neutrality rules under Title II of the Communications Act. As the Federal Communications Commission’s Chairman Ajit Pai pushes...

Staff Editorial: Mental health should be first priority for students

Staff Editorial: Mental health should be first priority for students

November 17, 2017

In recent years, the use of electronic devices, such as smartphones and laptops, has become normalized, especially in teenagers ranging in age from 12 to 17. According to findings published by the Pew Research Center online, 78 percent of teens have a cell phone, and 23 percent of teens have a tablet...

Staff Editorial: Racism, discrimination are not part of our paper’s legacy and motto

October 27, 2017

Over fall break, The Guilfordian received a letter from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The letter was directed towards the Editor-in-Chief, but its lack of specificity led us to believe that other college newspapers must have received a similar letter. The group reprimands the general...

Staff Editorial: Discussing gun control is paramount to stopping future violence

Staff Editorial: Discussing gun control is paramount to stopping future violence

October 6, 2017

We, the Guilfordian Editorial board, are deeply saddened by the recent shooting in Las Vegas. The number of deaths strike a deep chord in our nation, and we mourn the loss of innocent life. We have grown up in an era in America where mass shootings are frequent. However, these tragedies shouldn’t be...

Staff Editorial: Clubs enhance college experience

Staff Editorial: Clubs enhance college experience

September 22, 2017

As students, we understand that academics are a top priority, but certainly they certainly do not make up the full college experience. A student taking 16 credit hours in a semester is expected to dedicated 48 hours of their week to classwork and outside, leaving 120 hours (minus sleep and eating, of...

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

Staff Editorial: News literacy is indispensable

September 15, 2017

As a campus focused on social justice, we want to work to change the world. We want to make a world that is more accepting, more free, more just. We cannot, however, simply make a difference without information. In order to change the world, we must know what is happening and its context. We must be...

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...