The Guilfordian

Two students share insight

Newcomers School welcomes new students

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,...

Core value of diversity currently not represented in faculty

Beatriz Caldas, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

Guilford College’s website dedicates an entire page to the explanation of the school’s core values and missions. One of them represents the College’s desire to become an institution characterized by equality and other aspects of multiculturalism, diversity and inclusion. Unfortunately, these...

Letter to the Editor: Faculty salary system needs attention

February 14, 2014

When, almost exactly six years ago, I took a 12-hour flight to interview at Guilford College, I realized very quickly that this could be the place where my traumatic experiences with an unjust academic institution and its administration in Jordan could begin to heal. And when I accepted the job, said...

Teachers deserve more respect, money

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

Job description: seeking people willing to accept meager pay, high workloads and constant criticism. In today’s political and social environment, such conditions are all too common for teachers and those entering the education field. Yet they receive virtually no attention. Instead of reform,...