The Guilfordian

Greensboro school welcomes 320 students new to the U.S.

Greensboro school welcomes 320 students new to the U.S.

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

It’s a routine that began at the start of the academic year in August. Abu Zaeem, the principal of Doris Henderson Newcomers School, stands at the entrance of the school everyday to greet around 300 students who arrive by bus. “When they first start in August, you always want to create that culture...

Two students share insight

Two students share insight

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

17-year-olds Nour Shaker and Kaskile Rashidi first set foot in the United States in November of 2016. “When I come to America, I didn’t know any word in English,” said Rashidi. “So when I came here, I was surprised, and I was scared.” To overcome the language barrier in the U.S., Rashidi,...

Students fight food insecurity in Quaker Cupboard program

Students fight food insecurity in Quaker Cupboard program

Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

In a study done by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness in 2016, 48 percent of college students reported having food insecurity in the past month. As demonstrated in this study, many students are victims of food insecurity across the United States, and Guilford College students...

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 29, 2017

From digitally mapping the Silk Road to attending conferences about digital scholarship, Guilford College faculty and students have been developing their digital literacy for three years. In the spring of 2014, Guilford received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, an organization...

Greensboro Police Operation Arrests One Late Wednesday Night

Greensboro Police Operation Arrests One Late Wednesday Night

Kathleen Herbst and Andrew Walker

September 13, 2017

A Guilford College administrator confirmed that Public Safety learned of a Greensboro Police Department operation once it was in progress Wednesday evening, Sept. 13, 2017. “As stated in the emergency alerts last night, the Greensboro Police Department carried out an operation on our campus, which...

Guilford fashion trends

Precious Adisa, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2017

Guilford’s campus is versatile when it comes to the students and style. How does style describe students? How do Guilford students pick their style? My first fashion profile is on first-year Madeleine Campbell. “I keep a balanced style between trendy and vintage,” said Campbell. Campbell...

Senate update

Collin Gendron, Business Manager

April 29, 2016

During the last Senate meeting of the year, we were introduced to three new organizations seeking to be approved to be clubs during the next academic school year. They include ROAR: Animal Rights and Awareness Group, Students for Sensible Drug Policies, Amnesty International: Human Rights Awareness Group,...