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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...

News NiBs

News NiBs

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
April 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

Deaf Women of Color Conference Guilford College hosted the Deaf Women of Color conference on Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8. Over the course of the weekend, the women at the conference took a Quaker history tour to the Underground Railroad tree, attended a talk about sex and sexuality and jo...

Final Bryan Series speaker, Alan Alda, amazes crowds

Final Bryan Series speaker, Alan Alda, amazes crowds

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

On April 6, actor and science advocate Alan Alda regaled the audience with stories from his life in a presentation entitled “Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself” at the Greensboro Coliseum. The final speaker of the 2016-2017 Bryan Series, Alda’s lecture was a series of humorous anecdotes...

Senate Update

Senate Update

Collin Gendron, Business Manager
April 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, News, Senate

Every year there is an election for new Senate executives, and tonight in Senate, candidates for next year discussed their views and how they would want to improve Guilford College’s community. This discussion also included questions from the audience following the current Senate executives’ questions....

National Geographic’s Amy Toensing talks about photography, traveling

National Geographic’s Amy Toensing talks about photography, traveling

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

From India to Bosnia to Uganda, National Geographic photographer Amy Toensing has captured the stories of women who have lost their husbands. “My passion is people,” said Toensing. “I like to put the human in everything I do. I’m very attracted to the emotional power of the visual language.” Toensing...

James Shields steps up as interim MED head

James Shields steps up as interim MED head

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

The Multicultural Education Department is getting an upgrade, even as it loses a director — the latest in a string of departures. In an email to the community on March 27, President Jane Fernandes announced that the MED director is now a part of the senior team. But that position has been vacated...

Bonner students ask administration for answers

Bonner students ask administration for answers

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under In Print, News

The search for a new vice president of academic affairs continues, but not all students are happy with the process. Four candidates for the position were selected by a search committee and met the community in open forums before the final candidate was chosen. Among the duties of the vice president...