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Boaters or geeks? Dissecting the world of the Yachting Club

James Mitchell, Staff Writer October 8, 2020

With quarantine still in effect, many students are finding themselves with plenty of free time on their hands that otherwise might have gone to socializing. Now more than ever, an escape from reality seems...

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Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor March 30, 2018

Event showcases Guilford’s LGBTQIA history Guilford offered students, faculty, staff and other community members the chance to learn about the College’s LGBTQIA history at Gibb’s Hundred Brewing...

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

Yachting club hosts WTH Con at Guilford

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...

Nerds get fired up about WTH!? Con

Nerds get fired up about WTH!? Con

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor March 27, 2015

“Do you like walruses?” said sophomore Ward Sandberg. “Well, come to What the Hell!? Con. We do just about anything.” This year, Yachting Club’s annual What the Hell!? Con took place in Duke...

Goofordian: Yachting and Underwater Basket Weaving clubs fight over landmark lagoon

Goofordian: Yachting and Underwater Basket Weaving clubs fight over landmark lagoon

Justyn Melrose, Apocalyptic Coordinator March 28, 2014

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. The Underwater Basketweaving Club, soon to celebrate...

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....

All hands on deck for Yachting Club’s What the Hell?! Convention 2014

Allison Stalberg, Staff Writer February 21, 2014

With great preparation and expectations, Guilford’s annual What the Hell?! Convention will take place from Feb. 28 to March 2. The convention is Yachting Club’s crowning achievement, hosting multi-genre...

Why is there no yachting in the Yachting Club?

Why is there no yachting in the Yachting Club?

Alayna Bradley, Staff Writer September 14, 2012

With no major waterways near campus, you may wonder why exactly we would have a “Yachting Club.” Like junior Lucas Coye joked, you might join because you “thought it was about boats.” You may...

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...

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