The Guilfordian

All-student Edge meeting brings attention to issue of transparency

All-student Edge meeting brings attention to issue of transparency

Janavi Metha and Zain Hameed

October 29, 2018

A mandatory all-student meeting regarding the Guilford Edge was held in Dana Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 3 to address student questions and concerns about the new academic curriculum being implemented. The session started with a discussion about the Edge system, followed up by a Q&A session with...

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget 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...

Transparency is crucial

Transparency is crucial

February 2, 2018

Since the beginning of the 2017-2018 academic year, students at Guilford have returned to campus noticing a few changes had been made. Over the summer, seven employees were let go of their positions. On June 20, Jane Fernandes held a public meeting where she announced these changes were due to budgetary...

City council elections to be held in October

City council elections to be held in October

Jhanna Vasser, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

The city of Greensboro is holding city council elections. The primary election will be held on Oct. 10, with 15 candidates, including three incumbents, running for three at-large seats. Six of the 15 candidates will advance from the primary to the Nov. 7 general election. “I know there’s a lot...

Firings, open positions cause for questions

Firings, open positions cause for questions

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

“Let me start by saying that I’m unaware of any ‘firings’ that have occurred at Guilford (College),” said Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Todd Clark in an email interview. Yet, at the end of fall semester, Director of Student Judicial Affairs Sandra Bowles, Assistant...

Staff members gone, students angry about lack of communication

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

Guilford has made many steps toward promoting change in recent months. Among those steps, there was one that stood out among the rest: changes in its staff members. “It’s going to take some adjusting,” said senior Vanessa Madonna. “All in all, I think it’s a good thing.” Recently, Guilford...

Calling for pay equality and transparency

Editorial Board

April 24, 2015

A time of extreme stress and frustration calls for conversation. As the reality of the deficit and unequal pay at Guilford hits home, we are relieved to have open forums to discuss what our college is going through. Student forums like the one President Jane Fernandes led on Monday encourage a sense...

Lack of transparency necessary for presidential search

Nellie Vinograd, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

The presidential search was just that: a search. A question. An unknown. In itself a mystery, it’s no wonder that the entire ordeal seemed hushed and under-explained on campus. Though more communication would have helped ease people’s concerns, confidentiality on behalf of the candidates was necessary...