The Guilfordian

Guilford reacts to changes in recycling system

Guilford reacts to changes in recycling system

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

In response to China’s ban on foreign garbage in 2018, cities all over the United States, including Greensboro, have been pressed to make belated changes to their recycling programs. These efforts are reflected right here at Guilford College as students and faculty members try to raise awareness abo...

Guilford’s sustainability efforts recognized by Princeton Review

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Every year, “The Princeton Review” releases its annual “Guide to Green Colleges,” which serves as an overview of the most environmentally committed colleges and universities nationwide. In late October of this year, Guilford College was named among the “Most Environmentally Friendly” coll...

Farm Stand offers fresh produce to community

Farm Stand offers fresh produce to community

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

The National Center for Health Statistics reported this year that 39.6% of US adults are overweight. It is easy to understand why this statistic is so high in our society where we enjoy high fat, low vitamin meals daily. The Guilford College farm stand has set out to help solve this problem. Tucked aw...

NC Live Food Festival celebrates the vegan lifestyle in downtown Greensboro

NC Live Food Festival celebrates the vegan lifestyle in downtown Greensboro

Nolan Ross, Guest Writer

September 20, 2019

Heat in the high 80s kept people in the shade at the N.C. Live Food Festival in downtown Greensboro on Saturday, Aug. 31. The heat also made purchasing cold lemonade from one of the vendors at the event terribly tempting. Too bad they were situated in the naked 2 p.m. sunlight in the middle of Center...

Scuppernong talk brings community together

Scuppernong talk brings community together

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

March 29, 2019

On Wednesday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m., Scuppernong Books hosted a Green Drinks discussion about the Green New Deal. This discussion brough students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and Guilford College to speak about various sustainability efforts that they have been inv...

Guilford announces end of Theme House Program on campus

Guilford announces end of Theme House Program on campus

Jenni Camhi, Copy Editor

November 30, 2018

Earlier this month, Guilford announced the discontinuance of the campus' Theme House Program starting in Fall 2019. These residential areas in the community will no longer be housing students after the 2018 to 2019 academic year, and those who are living in them now will be relocated to a different sort...

Guilford College earns high green rating

Guilford College earns high green rating

Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

In The Princeton Review’s 2018 “Guide to 399 Green Colleges,” Guilford was named one of the most environmentally responsible colleges with a score of 88 on a scale of 60 to 99. The schools chosen for the 2018 edition of the guide were based on data from hundreds of four-year colleges and each school’s...

Elon Musk plots underground tunnels

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

In his steady effort to revolutionize transportation and make it more eco-friendly, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, has proposed and developed a series of underground transport tunnels as a more time and resource-efficient mode of public transportation. On Oct. 21, Musk said in a series...

California Senate Bill 100 to reduce emissions

Brendan Shoemaker, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 100, on Sept. 10th to remove carbon emissions from the state’s electric grid by the year 2045. Along with the bill, Brown signed an executive order designed to completely eliminate carbon emissions from the state in the same time frame. Greenhouse gas...