• Poor class discussion proves detrimental to sense of community

    Poor class discussion proves detrimental to sense of community

    DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

    February 12, 2016

    Here’s the situation: you stand in front of a wall, and you talk. You explain your opinions, beliefs, what you think is right and give good examples to support what you are saying. Nonetheless, you are still talking to a wall. Obviously, it will not respond back to you or take in what you say, yet students talk to walls during class discussions. While involved in class discussions, the main objective... READ MORE »»

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  • Quakers support one another, overcome odds

    Quakers support one another, overcome odds

    Naari Honor, Staff Writer

    February 12, 2016

    In the movies, it does not matter whether the home team is going out of town for a championship game or a conference game, their departure is always bade adieu with a send-off fit for a president. On Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m., the Guilford College women’s basketball team arrived in the Alumni Gym parking lot to board the Black Tie Charter bus. Team members carried with them everything from blankets... READ MORE »»

    The women’s basketball team emerges from their team huddle at EMU, ready to fight until the final buzzer.

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  • The Blind Tiger: great community and music

    The Blind Tiger: great community and music

    William Bryer, Staff Writer

    February 12, 2016

    The stage lights, creating an emerald glow, illuminated the assortment of instruments --- keyboards, six-strings, bass guitars, and a ruby-colored drum kit --- that would soon welcome the musicians into their domain. This scene greeted all attendees to The Blind Tiger, a Greensboro live music venue. Located at 1819 Spring Garden Street, The Blind Tiger has 27 and a half years of participating in... READ MORE »»

    Greensboro-based Julian Sizemore Band performed their Southern soul and blues rock music at The Blind Tiger on Saturday, Feb. 6.

    Courtesty of Eli Tuchler

  • Ruling affects voters in GSO

    Ruling affects voters in GSO

    Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

    February 12, 2016

    On a map, the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina takes a shape vaguely reminiscent of a dragon, snaking its way north along Interstate 85 from Charlotte to the Piedmont Triad. In the eastern portion of the state, the 1st District stretches in a nearly triangular figure, covering places from Henderson to New Bern and Elizabeth City. The cartographers of these districts, the North Carolina... READ MORE »»

    Guilford County, which includes Guilford College and the city of Greensboro, is located at the northern end of North Carolina’s 12th Congressional district. District 12 and district 1 have both been ruled unconstitutional under the 14th amendment. The districts have been gerrymandered to include a disproportionate amount of people of color, which minimizes the impact of their votes.

  • Firings, open positions cause for questions

    Firings, open positions cause for questions

    Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

    February 12, 2016

    “Let me start by saying that I’m unaware of any ‘firings’ that have occurred at Guilford (College),” said Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Todd Clark in an email interview. Yet, at the end of fall semester, Director of Student Judicial Affairs Sandra Bowles, Assistant Dean of Students Jen Agor and Director of Public Safety Ron Stowe were given the boot, adding to... READ MORE »»

    Antonio Jefferson, one of three candidates in line for Director of MED, speaks to students and staff on Feb. 5

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News

New initiative working on ending oppression

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

“I believe that we can inspire this to be an anti-oppression institution,” said LGBTQQA Coordinator Parker Hurley. “There are connections to be made...  Read More »

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Firings, open positions cause for questions

Firings, open positions cause for questions

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

“Let me start by saying that I’m unaware of any ‘firings’ that have occurred at Guilford (College),” said Vice President for Student Affairs...  Read More »

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New majors added to improve enrollment, student experience

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer

Out with the old and in with the new. Or maybe just in with the new. A multitude of new majors and a graduate program may soon be incorporated into...  Read More »

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World & Nation

Laurent Gbago trial sparks questions about ICC

Rachel Henley, Staff Writer

Is the International Criminal Court really international? If so, why have no developed countries had criminals indicted? The ICC, established in July, 2002, is the first...  Read More »

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Opinion

Poor class discussion proves detrimental to sense of community

Poor class discussion proves detrimental to sense of community

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

Here’s the situation: you stand in front of a wall, and you talk. You explain your opinions, beliefs, what you think is right and give good examples to support what you...  Read More »

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Features

MED’s open mic night kick starts Black History Month

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

As the room filled with clapping and people singing “Jesus is a biscuit, let him sop you up,” I knew I was in for a great night. Last week, the Multicultural Education...  Read More »

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Sports

Rivalry makes Sunday’s game one to remember

Estavio Jones, Staff Writer

Many will say it is a combination of the food, commercials, smack talk and the white-hot rivalry that raids television screens for the entire day. It is one of the  biggest...  Read More »

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