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Commencement Speaker presents on HEIPP

Commencement Speaker presents on HEIPP

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

“Education is our primary hope for rehabilitating prisoners,” said senator Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island in 1994. “Diplomas are crime-stoppers.” Patricia Timmons-Goodson, an associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, repeated the words of senator Pell during her talk, “Hope...

Campus power outage

Campus power outage

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
May 5, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

Whether playing pool in Milner or doing homework in the new apartments, on-campus residents from the theme houses to the old apartments experienced a shock when the power went out on campus on April 23. “Immediately, I heard screams throughout the parking lot and outside in the hall,” said senior...

Frank Boyd selected as new academic dean

Frank Boyd selected as new academic dean

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

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 Affairs. On April 18, President Jane Fernandes sent an open letter to the community sharing her choice. According to Fernandes’ letter, Boyd’s genuine...

Seniors show off thesis presentations, projects

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

As actor and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda would say, history has its eyes on us. But on April 18 and April 25, the students of the history department seminar showed that sometimes human beings can be the ones keeping an eye on history. Students, led by Professor of History Timothy Kircher, began their...

Student presents on NC abortion access

Student presents on NC abortion access

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

One in three women in the United States gets an abortion. This was one piece of information presented at Guilford College’s “Teach-In: How to Get an Abortion in North Carolina” information session on Wednesday, April 19. The event was organized by senior and women’s, gender and sexuality...

Student presentations cover wide variety of subjects at the Guilford Undergraduate Symposium

Student presentations cover wide variety of subjects at the Guilford Undergraduate Symposium

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

Fish brains, music and memory, racial and economic divide in education, biofilms and LGBTQIA representation in STEM-related fields. These are just some of the many topics covered at the 2017 Guilford College Undergraduate Symposium. On Friday, April 21, students and faculty members attended a multidisciplinary...

Annual Quaker conference comes to Guilford

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

The semester will be over, but the learning will continue well into summer. This summer, Guilford College will once again host the Friends Association for Higher Education conference from June 15-18. The annual conference brings together faculty and staff from the 17 Quaker colleges, univer...

New curriculum brings change to school’s calendar

Meghana Iragavarapu, Features Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

“The new curriculum is one that we like to think of as a maker space for learning,” said Kyle Dell, chair of the Liberal Arts General Education Revision Committee and associate professor of political science. In April 2015, faculty approved a revision process for the Guilford College curriculum...

Tama Hochbaum plays with time in new exhibit

Tama Hochbaum plays with time in new exhibit

Daequan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

Six years ago, artist and photographer Tama Hochbaum shattered her wrist in a fall, taking away her ability to support the weight of her camera while shooting. Instead of walking away from her craft, Hochbaum has relied exclusively on her iPhone to take photographs. Hochbaum presented photographs...