The Guilfordian

Becca Stevens talks Thistle Farms with Guilford community

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

As the first part of Guilford’s speaker series on women and economic development, on Monday, Oct. 1, Founder and President of Thistle Farms Becca Stevens discussed with the Guilford community the impacts of and secrets behind Thistle Farms. “Love heals,” is the motto of Thistle Farms, a justice...

Art faculty close out HERstory month

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

April 13, 2018

Since spring break, the Boren Lounge of Founders Hall has been decorated with Visiting Lecturer for Art Katy Collier’s work. “This room was not beautiful, and it is really beautiful now,” said Nancy Daukas, professor of philosophy. Collier’s art has served as a supplement to many of the...

Guilford celebrates Women’s History Month

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

“When women tell their stories, other women sometimes can raise their voices as well,” said Associate Professor of English Mylène Dressler. Dressler, along with other Guilford faculty members, spoke at the HERstory Month Celebration on March 15. The celebration was an interdisciplinary celebration...

Yoga session empowers patrons

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

“Our intention here today is to be open and accepting of what the universe has to offer,” said yoga instructor Leanne Pizio. Pizio led the yoga session hosted by the JPS 350 course, “Women, Crime and Criminal Justice,” on Feb. 27. The session was held in the West Gallery of Founders Hall. The...

Reporting for the Pulitzer Center – Praveena Somasundaram

Ramya, who married her uncle at age 14, in her home in Athimoor. Image by Praveena Somasundaram. India, 2017. Pulitzer Center.

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

August 9, 2017

Praveena Somasundaram is a rising senior in The Early College at Guilford program. She is the features editor of The Guilfordian, Guilford College’s award-winning student newspaper. Praveena has always been interested in gender inequity and intends for her project to bring more awareness to...

Students share stories at Womyn with a Y

Talk-back after Womyn with a Y performance.

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017

“I think people should come see this play because it’ll make you really uncomfortable,” said senior Jocelyn Foshay. Foshay was a director and performer for “Womyn with a Y,” a series of monologues performed by Guilford College students to share the stories of different women. The monologues...

‘The Vagina Monologues’: diversity and womanhood

Mara Stern, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

Women dressed in black and red spread around the room looking focused and excited as the audience sat in anticipation in Bryan Jr. Auditorium waiting for the show to begin. “The Vagina Monologues” premiered in New York City in 1996, as its author, Eve Ensler, aimed to capture the experiences of w...

Guilford should implement St. Mary’s plan to fix wage gap

Guilford should implement St. Mary’s plan to fix wage gap

Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer

October 24, 2014

Equality. Community.  Integrity.  Those are just some of the Quaker values that Guilford lives by. Given those values, how could we still have a gender wage gap? This isn’t purely a Guilford issue. Today, for every dollar a man makes in the U.S., a woman makes 81 cents. At Guilford, the problem...