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Pop music 2016: the downers and dirges

Pop music 2016: the downers and dirges

Lana Heltzel, Contributing Writer
March 5, 2017
Filed under Archives, Opinion

2016 was a brutal year for pop music. The industry lost some of its most iconic stars— David Bowie, Prince, George Michael etc. and the year’s chart-toppers seemed to match the mood. Defined largely by downtempo and turning towards a detached, electronic sound (EDM seems to be the trend of the future),...

Soccer team prepares for new coach, players

Soccer team prepares for new coach, players

March 5, 2017
Filed under Archives, Sports

For the fall 2017-18 athletic season, the Quaker men’s soccer team will find themselves embarking on new terrain. Not only will over half of the team be composed of new faces due to the graduation of 11 members, but the coaching staff will have taken on a new dynamic as well, one that may prove to...

Tara Thai offers authentic Thai cuisine

Tara Thai offers authentic Thai cuisine

Naari Honor, Web Editor
March 5, 2017
Filed under Archives, Features, Restaurant Review

You know those times when you have been binging on junk and fastfood for several days, and you come to the point where you would rather go on a hunger strike than order another processed food item off some fastfood chains dollar menu? Well, there is a hidden gem within walking distance of Guilford...

Internet both Westernizing and opening new lines of communication

Internet both Westernizing and opening new lines of communication

Meghana Iragavarapu, Features Editor
February 25, 2017
Filed under Archives, In Print, World & Nation

“I spend about six hours on the internet per day,” said Early College student Justin Kerr. “I use the internet for almost everything: homework, enjoyment, pleasure, looking at stuff, gaming. I don’t remember a time when there wasn’t internet. I’m only 17.” The invention of the World...

Single-player sport creates strong team dynamics

Single-player sport creates strong team dynamics

February 24, 2017
Filed under Archives, In Print, Sports

For a sport that is a mostly about individual matches, the relationships built by the tennis teams at Guilford College are exceptionally strong. The strength of these relationships show not only in teammates words, but in their early performance as well. Both teams played their first match of the...

Associate Dean, Barbara Lawrence speaks on education in prisons

Associate Dean, Barbara Lawrence speaks on education in prisons

February 23, 2017
Filed under Archives, News, Top Stories

Guilford College Associate Dean, Barbara Lawrence, speaks to faculty, students and members of the Greensboro community about the Guilford Higher Education Program in Prisons on Sunday. Feb 19, 2017. An associate professor of justice and policy studies and Director of Guilford Higher Education in...

HUG engages community, creates safe spaces

HUG engages community, creates safe spaces

Abigail Bekele, Contributing Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Archives, Features, In Print, Social Justice

Hispanos Unidos de Guilford is a club that celebrates Hispanic culture and students on Guilford College’s campus. HUG is a place where students can go experience the food, music and heritage of the Hispanic culture to emphasize the importance of being inclusive. The club has been around for 10 years...

Quidditch team hosts charity Yule Ball

Quidditch team hosts charity Yule Ball

Precious Adisa, Contributing Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Archives, Features, In Print

“I’m just here to have fun,” said sophomore Max Shumate. Shumate dressed as a raven for the Lumos Charity Yule Ball 2017. Other characters from Hogwarts made an appearance as well. The decoration matched the mystical theme of the event with silver snowflakes and blue drapes. There were little...

Israeli settlements continue to expand in West Bank, Gaz

Israeli settlements continue to expand in West Bank, Gaz

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief
February 18, 2017
Filed under Archives, In Print, World & Nation

In 1967, Israel built the first settlements in East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and the West Bank. In recent years, those settlements are only expanding. According to the Central Intelligence Agency in December 2010, there were 327,750 Israelis in 121 settlements in the West Bank and 192,000 Israelis...