Protesters call for integrity, reform

Francesca Quigley and Naari Honor, Staff Writers

December 4, 2015

“College administrators, professors and staff must publicly acknowledge their racism, be it overt, covert or passive,” reads the sixth on  a list of 12 demands for the administration of Guilford College written by a group of student organizers.

On Nov. 12, a group of Guilford College students staged a walkout in support of the University of Missouri and other schools across the country currently addressing issues of race on campus.

An initial version of the list of demands was produced at the walkout.

“If we want Guilford to survive for another hundred years, we have to change now,” said student walkout organizer and senior Noah McDonald.

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White supremacy: still the problem

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

White supremacy and racism is rampant at Guilford. That’s a fact, not an opinion, but white people on campus seem to be surprised by it.

People of color have been experiencing and fighting white supremacy and racism at Guilford since its beginning. White people, on the other hand, have been ignorant and silent, thus actively contributing to it.

Guilford cannot say we are upholding our core values such as diversity, equality or justice while white supremacy is being upheld and perpetuated on this campus.

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KKK list proves racism still prevalent

Nicole Zelniker, World and Nation Editor

November 20, 2015

The unidentified hacker collective called Anonymous released a list of over 1,000 KKK members in October.

Many of those listed were already known KKK members or sympathizers of the KKK. Many of the names were also disproved. Regardless, the fact that the KKK could still be so prevalent in politics in 2015 is ridiculous.

The fact that we live in a society so racist that we believe something like this is terrifying.

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