The Guilfordian

Dialogue can solve campus controversy

Dialogue can solve campus controversy

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

February 13, 2015

It’s no secret that Guilford tends to support Palestine, though there is no official position on the conflict. “As an institution, I do not think we have a set stance on the conflict,” said Faris El-Ali ’14, student success mentor and assistant coordinator of the First-Year Experience, community...

Letter to the Editor: Steven Salaita’s visit promotes division in Guilford’s community

Josh Weil, Guest Writer

February 6, 2015

While I, some of my peers, a few Guilford faculty and staff are attempting to create a safe campus climate for all students, I am sorry to hear of a campus event that is a step backwards in our efforts to make Guilford a more inclusive and safe place for Jewish students. This event will create...

Staff Editorial: Supporting the SJP walkout

Editorial Board

November 21, 2014

Students have walked out. A community member wrote a letter to The Guilfordian, and spaces for healing have been created. It is safe to say that author and reporter Edwin Black’s visit to our campus on Nov. 4 and 5 has stirred up a lot of emotions. Discussions about who is worthy of our time and...

Letter to the editor: considering Edwin Black’s lecture and “free” speech

Letter to the editor: considering Edwin Black’s lecture and “free” speech

Diya Abdo, Chair, Associate Professor of English, Guest Writer

November 14, 2014

Lately I have been thinking about academic freedom, freedom of speech, and protected speech.  Steven Salaita’s case has made me keenly aware of the ways in which protected speech is not so protected and academia is not so free.  In fact, it can get pretty expensive. It cost Salaita his livelihood,...

Students for Justice in Palestine works against prejudice

Students for Justice in Palestine works against prejudice

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Students for Justice in Palestine are on a mission to work against the Israeli occupation of Palestine. SJP is a nationwide effort that began at the University of California at Berkeley in 2001 and now boasts chapters on over 80 U.S. college campuses. Guilford College’s SJP chapter was established...