The Guilfordian

Women leaders talk challenges

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 30, 2018

“Stained glass ceiling” is a phrase that refers to the limitations in leadership women face within religious institutions. On Tuesday, March 20, Guilford College explored these limitations in a panel led by Heather Nelson, recording secretary at the Bahá’í Faith Greensboro Center, Susan Poulos...

Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

“Hanson Robotics creates amazingly expressive and lifelike robots that build trusted and engaging relationships with people through conversation.” This sentence is written on the Hanson Robotics company’s website. True to their word, a lifelike robot that Hanson Robotics created named Sophia became...

In order to end unequal pay in America, the gender wage gap must be closed

In order to end unequal pay in America, the gender wage gap must be closed

Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

Women of Guilford, would you like to have to work for free from the start of the year until April 16? No? Perhaps we should rectify that. Today in America, we like to look at our level of equal opportunity as constantly improving. While this is mostly true, we still have a long way to go, especially...

North Carolina Republicans steal citizens’ rights, citizens rally to fight back

North Carolina Republicans steal citizens’ rights, citizens rally to fight back

Anthony Harrison, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2013

Over the course of a summer, North Carolina went from shining example of the New South to laughingstock of the nation. Spearheaded by the election of Governor Pat McCrory, Republicans consolidated control of the state government in 2012. They wasted little time consummating their neoconservative wet...

Moral Monday: No more mischief

Moral Monday: No more mischief

Olivia Neal, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

“Forward together, not one step back,” shouted the thousands of angry protesters outside of Raleigh’s  General Assembly Building. Over the summer, the Forward Together Movement, organized and led by Rev. Dr. William Barber II, protested the legislation passed by the Republican-swayed N.C. General...

‘Feminism’ should not be a dirty word

Olivia Neal, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013

Man-hater. Lesbian. Socialist. Feminazi. These are all accusations leveled against feminists. Anti-feminists and men’s rights activists have been complaining that the feminist movement has gone too far with its activism and has become about hating and limiting the rights of men. The stereotype...

Running from the altar, in search of justice, freedom

Justyn Melrose

March 23, 2012

Freedom was within sight. Disguised in costumes of boys’ clothing, two young girls were on the bus — their destination: Herat province. Though Herat is not the most liberal province of Afghanistan, it stood as a beacon of hope for these girls when neither their parents nor the police would protect...