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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

Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

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

Filed under In Print, News

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

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

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

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

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...

Guilford should say goodbye to plastic straws

Guilford should say goodbye to plastic straws

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

March 16, 2018

Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

Let me set the scene for you. You’re at a restaurant. Your server brings you a glass of ice water and sets a straw on the table. You nod gratefully, unwrap the straw and use it to sip your drink. This action may seem insignificant and commonplace, but according to the National Parks Service, Americans...

EU sets recycling goal for 2030

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The European Union is prioritizing international sustainability by pledging to make all plastic packaging in Europe recyclable and reusable by 2030. Residents of Europe produce 25 million tons of plastic yearly, but less than 30 percent is recyclable. “If we don’t do anything about this, 50...

Organizations abroad and at home act to save environment

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

Filed under World & Nation

“The environmental crisis is extremely severe, and the effects could be ominous, threatening decent human survival, in the not very distant future,” said Noam Chomsky, an organizer of the call-to-action movement, in an email interview with The Guilfordian. On Nov. 30, the 2015 United Nations Climate ...

News in Brief

Lily Lou, News Editor

September 4, 2015

Filed under News

Guilford named “green college” Guilford was included in The Princeton Review’s 2015 Guide to 353 Green Colleges. Selected out of over 2,000 other colleges and universities, Guilford has had great success in promoting sustainability. It has the lowest energy cost per square foot compared to oth...