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Commencement Speaker presents on HEIPP

Commencement Speaker presents on HEIPP

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

“Education is our primary hope for rehabilitating prisoners,” said senator Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island in 1994. “Diplomas are crime-stoppers.” Patricia...

May 5, 2017No Comments

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Campus power outage

Campus power outage

May 5, 2017

Whether playing pool in Milner or doing homework in the new apartments, on-campus residents from the theme houses to the old apartments experienced...

Frank Boyd selected as new academic dean

Frank Boyd selected as new academic dean

May 5, 2017

After a search that lasted more than five months, Guilford College has selected Frank Boyd as the new Academic Dean and Vice President for Academic...

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Greensboro protests for climate, environment

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

Bluegrass from the University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Old Time Ensemble welcomed a modest, but enthusiastic, crowd of protestors to Greensboro’s central park on...

May 7, 2017No Comments

Piracy resurges off Somalian coast

May 5, 2017

Piracy may have returned to the coast of Somalia. In a press conference at Camp Lemonnier, a U.S. naval base in Djibouti and the only U.S....

News in Brief

News in Brief

May 5, 2017

Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports rewriting the national constitution. His proposal would reorganize the existing legislative...

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The must-see, must-read, must-hear of this summer

The must-see, must-read, must-hear of this summer

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

While this summer will contain the usual headlining media — meaning they can still make new “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies — there are also a huge number of thought-provoking...

May 16, 2017No Comments

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

Thoughts and reflections on the past year

May 16, 2017

This last year has been one wild ride. At Guilford, we’ve experienced all kinds of changes in the 2016-2017 academic year. There have been...

Senior gifts are important if chosen wisely and carefully

Senior gifts are important if chosen wisely and carefully

May 16, 2017

If you have ever wondered where most of the benches on campus come from or who decided it would be a good idea to have swings that face each ...

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Professor Caroline McAlister presents story on Tolkien’s life

Professor Caroline McAlister presents story on Tolkien’s life

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

Not many people long for dragons. But as a boy, John Ronald Tolkien “desired dragons with a profound desire,” according to his essay, “On Fairy Stories.” On...

May 1, 2017No Comments

‘Misalliance’ dazzles theatergoers

‘Misalliance’ dazzles theatergoers

May 1, 2017

“I don’t want to be good, and I don’t want to be bad,” says Hypatia Tarleton, the character senior Emma Moreno portrays in the Guilford...

Early College Robotics hopes to win big next year

Early College Robotics hopes to win big next year

May 1, 2017

A couple of well-oiled machines. This is perfect description for each of the Early College at Guilford’s Robotics teams, three of whom competed...

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Kamal Skateboards

Video team member Kamal Deterville learns a new skill from his friend Seth.

May 18, 2017

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Division III athletes put academics first

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
May 22, 2017

As a Division III school, athletes are not awarded athletic scholarships. Most are here on academic scholarships, showing off skills in the classroom as well as on the court, in the field or wherever they play their sport. For some, academics and athletics actually have a lot in common. “You have to have strength, but you also have to have good mental technique,” said sophomore Kylee Crook, a setter for the volleyball team. “If you shank a pass or you lose two or three points in a row,...

Softball team raises donations for Score for the Cure, an organization dedicated to curing cancer

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
May 22, 2017

On April 22, the women’s softball team held their annual Score for the Cure game in a doubleheader against Sweet Briar College. “It is important for sports team to get involved in causes because it helps spread the word,” said senior infielder Taylor Boyd. “There are many fans and families that come to sporting events and they are able to contribute as well as spread the word on how others can help.” The game involves collecting money for the American Cancer society, an organization...

Lacrosse teams hold last home games this season, honor seniors

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
May 22, 2017

The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams played their final home games of the season on April 22 and celebrated the decorated careers of each of their respective seniors, who were playing their final games of their career at the Armfield Athletic Center. The women’s lacrosse team hosted Old Dominion Athletic Conference leader and second ranked team in the nation Washington and Lee University. Despite falling to the Generals 15-4, the late afternoon match kicked off with a lot of momentum for...

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