The Guilfordian

Experiences abroad

Experiences abroad

Lana Heltzel, Senior Writer

April 20, 2018

People love to poke fun of me when I say I studied abroad in Munich. “Ah, Europe,” they say, in faux-posh accents. “How ever so worldly you are now, far more enlightened than us American philistines.” And as much as I would love to maintain the image that I spent my study abroad discussing...

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Guilford College Staff Cuts

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 9, 2018

Assistant Director of Internships Amber Slade will no longer be working at Guilford College. Slade was laid off due to a recent round of budget cuts after working in the Career Development Center since April 2017. “Amber has communications with all of the organizations who have worked with Guilford...

Etsuo’s Corner: Studying Abroad in China

Etsuo’s Corner: Studying Abroad in China

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

This week, I would like to share junior Chris Collins’ experience in China. Though Japan is very close to China, I have never been to China. So, by interviewing him, I learned interesting facts about the country such as some relating to the culture, people and food, and I got more interested in the...

Etsuo’s Corner: experiences studying in Japan

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Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

This week, I would like to share the experience of senior Christopher Perez who studied abroad in Japan. Although he studied in the same university as me, International Christian University, we did not meet each other. As I interviewed him, I saw Japan from another perspective and found interesting facts....

Etsuo’s corner: introducing XinXin

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Editor’s note: Etsuo’s Corner is a weekly column for World & Nation by Etsuo Fujita, an international student from Japan. Fujita features the stories of other international students or writes about his adventures and impressions as he learns about the cultures and customs of Guilford and his...

Students are encouraged to take advantage of last January term

Students are encouraged to take advantage of last January term

Editorial Board

December 2, 2016

One of the most unique things about Guilford College is our winter, or January, term, but after this year, there will no longer be a January term at the College. Both budget cuts and a lack of student interest have caused the College to discontinue January term, but while the opportunity is still available,...

Staff Editorial: J-Term should improve, continue beyond pilot

Editorial Board

February 5, 2016

Experiential learning. Independent studies and projects. Study away, study abroad. For credit, even four-credit classes. Since it began five years ago, January Term has grown to include a wonderful hodgepodge of opportunities for students to expand their knowledge, experience new places and earn credit...