The Guilfordian

Guilford community celebrates Valentine’s Day

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

Free T-shirts, ice cream, games and a warm bonfire were just a few of the things that greeted the Guilford College community at the Guilford LOVE Party. The Guilford LOVE Party took place on Valentine’s Day from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the lake. This community event signified the end of the Secret...

Etsuo’s Corner: Valentine’s Day memories

Etsuo’s Corner: Valentine’s Day memories

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

This week, I would like to introduce what Valentine’s Day is like in Japan. Last week, I experienced Valentine’s Day in the U.S. for the first time, and it was a great experience for me. The main difference between the two countries’ celebrations of Valentine’s Day is which gender is expected...

Free Press event focuses on Guilford LOVE

Sydney Procos, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

Love was in the air on Feb. 9, the Friday before Valentine’s Day, as students gathered in Hege-Cox. Pink, red, purple and yellow paints lined the tables, along with stamps carved with messages like, “You make me smile,” all waiting to transform blank pieces of paper. “When we were planning...

Consent is the Best Present

Consent is the Best Present

February 9, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion, Social Justice

As the Valentine’s Day holiday approaches, The Guilfordian staff would like to remind everyone of the importance of consent. Crucial in any sexual encounter, consent comes first and is mandatory. Silence is not consent, nor does what someone wears or how much they had to drink classify as consent....

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

Feb. 14, 1997. Guilford College’s Student Community Senate President Hector Rivera Suarez was born to loving parents in Veracruz, Mexico late at night on Valentine’s Day. Suarez lived with his parents and older sister in Veracruz for eight years. Veracruz is on the Gulf of Mexico, and every summer...

Brace yourselves: Valentine’s Day is coming

Brace yourselves: Valentine’s Day is coming

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print

Love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is in less than a week. The holiday has multiple different connotations, and Guilford students especially have far-ranging opinions on it. On the one side, there are many already making plans with their loved ones, whether romantic, platonic or familial. ...

The Carters: built on commitment, doughnuts

Beatriz Caldas, Diversity & Social Justice Coordinator

February 5, 2016


Filed under Features

With the beginning of February, piles of snow were everywhere  and there were low temperatures for most of the day, people are reminded of their significant others. Although every Guilfordian might not have a Valentine to send flowers and chocolate to, a beloved Guilford couple has been celebrating...

One Billion rising up against violence toward women

Kelli Uresti, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014


Filed under World & Nation

This Valentine’s Day, hundreds of thousands of people — men, women, boys and girls — performed a dance to speak out against violence toward women. Studies show that one in three women around the world will be beaten or raped at least once in her lifetime. “One Billion Rising is a campaign...