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Yachting club hosts WTH Con at Guilford

Senior Jared Willis (right) fights Patrick Haugh, a junior from UNCG, during the Ampguard, or foam weapon, tournament. Willis
cosplayed as Geralt from The Witcher video game series. Photo by Abe Kenore/Guilfordian

Lana Heltzel, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2017

On March 3-5, nerds invaded Guilford College campus. Members of the Greensboro community arrived cosplay-clad to attend the Yachting Club’s annual “What The Hell?!” Con. Hosted in Dana Auditorium and Duke Hall, the convention dedicated to all things geeky was first held in 2001. Attractions...

What the Hell?! Con unites nerds, geeks of all types

What the Hell?! Con unites nerds, geeks of all types

C.J. Green, Staff Writer

March 7, 2014

Casually clad warriors battling for a duct-taped Excalibur, Jesus and Buddha train riding and geeks being sold to the highest bidder — if you’re thinking, “What the hell?” then you’d be right. Feb. 28–March 2 marked yet another annual iteration of the What the Hell?! Convention. So...

Letter to the Editor: No smooth sailing for Yachting Club

Adrienne Mattson-Perdue

February 23, 2012

As Vice Commodore of Yachting Club and one of the chief people in charge of this year’s What The Hell?!Con, I would like to respond to last week’s article criticizing the organization and the programming. I am extremely disappointed that the writer focused so heavily on the organization of the...

What the hell?! It’s What the Hell Con

What the hell?! It's What the Hell Con

Alex Lindberg, Staff Writer

February 16, 2012

From board games to video games, from the Iron Chef: College Edition competition to the Geek Auction, from bad movies to bad anime, it is no wonder that Guilford College’s annual What the Hell?! Con is such a large event. Sponsored by the Yachting Club, this self-advertised geek convention offers something...