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The Sherwood Anderson visiting writer talks craft

The Sherwood Anderson  visiting writer talks craft

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

“He held nothing back,” said Mylène Dressler, associate professor of English and creative writing. “And it was generous and fun, and real.” On April 12-13, Allan Gurganus visited Guilford’s campus. Gurganus is a North Carolinian author whose works include novels, short stories and essays....

Guilford fashion trends

Guilford fashion trends

Precious Adisa, Contributing Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print

Guilford’s campus is versatile when it comes to the students and style. How does style describe students? How do Guilford students pick their style? My first fashion profile is on first-year Madeleine Campbell. “I keep a balanced style between trendy and vintage,” said Campbell. Campbell...

Robin Givhan talks challenges as a POC journalist

Robin Givhan talks challenges as a POC journalist

Precious Adisa, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print

Robin Givhan is the Fashion critic for The Washington Post. She received her masters in journalism at University of Michigan in 1988. Her first newspaper job was with the Detroit Free Press. In 2006, Givhan was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. After working at The Washington Post for some...

Campus refugee program spreads, adds minor

Campus refugee program spreads, adds minor

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print, Social Justice, Top Stories

Over 65 million people are displaced from their homes. Half are under the age of 18. Programs have sprouted up everywhere to help refugees across the world. One that is gaining traction, “Every Campus a Refuge,” has a chapter right here at Guilford College. The program advocates for the housing...

Artist Saba Taj talks activism

Artist Saba Taj talks activism

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print, Social Justice, Top Stories

“What’s most notable to me is it’s one of the few times that I’ve depicted the villain, the thing that is being struggled against, in a body,” said artist Saba Taj. “The figure is stealing milk, in this violent way, from the breast of a woman of color and is backwashing that milk back into...

Serendipity celebrates 45 years with music, colors

Serendipity celebrates 45 years with music, colors

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print, News, Top Stories

After 45 years of Serendipity, this year came close to perfect. From March 31 to April 2, students came out for concerts, Colorfest and more as part of Guilford’s most popular community event. “Last fall, we really did a lot of ahead of time stuff, so we talked a lot about our T-shirt things...

Students spend their spring breaks building communities, traveling, more

Students spend their spring breaks building communities, traveling, more

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

Sleep, service and sightseeing. There are no better words to describe Guilford College’s spring break. With 2017 in full swing and the spring semester halfway completed, Guilford students took full advantage of their weeklong spring break, participating in a variety of independent and school-sponsored...

Ash Williams talks gender, race and hip-hop

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print

“I like to think of femme as inherently non-binary,” said Ash Williams. “I like to think of femme as inherently trans and as inherently gender nonconforming and as inherently black. And I think it’s a word that describes how people perform. I think it’s a word that describes people’s resistance...

Next year’s Bryan series lineup to impress

Next year’s Bryan series lineup to impress

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print

From authors to anchors and more, the 2017–18 Bryan Series speakers make one impressive lineup. “I am very excited about the combination of speaker programs,” said Associate Vice President for Alumni & Constituent Relations Ty Buckner. “There’s this really interesting blend of well-known...