The Guilfordian

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

September 7, 2018

Guilford opens new academic year with Convocation and Passing of the Light Ceremony On Wednesday, Aug. 22, student and faculty leaders formally welcomed Guilford’s new students into the college community with a convocation and a candlelight ceremony. The assembly and ceremony were held as a part o...

News in Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

November 20, 2015

France ISIS claimed to be behind the attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 that killed 129 people. Though several of the bombers have been identified, there is still a lot of backlash is France against Muslim civilians and the rising population of Syrian refugees. Several Muslims in the area have already started...

Refugees left stranded after Hungary shuts down its borders

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

October 30, 2015

In the first eight months of 2015, 350,000 migrants made it into the European Union. This is more people than the populations of several small countries, including Guam, Dominica and Aruba. In spite of this, Hungary just closed its borders to refugees. “Hungary is small, and there has been a...

Staff Editorial: We applaud efforts to bring refugee family to campus

Editorial Board

September 25, 2015

By now, we have all seen the pictures of Syrian refugees fleeing a civil war that has displaced more people than the entire population of North Carolina. And yet, as much as we want to help, it can feel like those people fighting for the right to simply live in peace are very far from Founders Hall. ...