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Men’s baseball seniors sign off with last 2017-18 season game

Men’s baseball seniors sign off with last 2017-18 season game

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports, Top Stories

Despite the promised rain, the clouds held off on Saturday, April 22, for Guilford College baseball to tally two wins over Bridgewater College for their Senior Day game. Between the games, the ten seniors — three of whom had been on the team all four years — were joined on the field by their families,...

Professor Caroline McAlister presents story on Tolkien’s life

Professor Caroline McAlister presents story on Tolkien’s life

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

Not many people long for dragons. But as a boy, John Ronald Tolkien “desired dragons with a profound desire,” according to his essay, “On Fairy Stories.” On April 18, visiting professor of English, did a reading of her new picture book about this passion of Tolkien’s, “John Ronald’s...

‘Misalliance’ dazzles theatergoers

‘Misalliance’ dazzles theatergoers

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

“I don’t want to be good, and I don’t want to be bad,” says Hypatia Tarleton, the character senior Emma Moreno portrays in the Guilford College Theatre Studies Department production of “Misalliance.” “I just don’t want to be bothered about either good or bad. I want to be an active...

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...

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...

Russia cracks down on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia cracks down on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

The Russian government has been cracking down on “extremism” lately. Earlier this month, Russia banned a pro-LGBTQIA poster that used a picture of President Vladimir Putin because of its extremist content. In March, Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny was jailed under the same anti-extremism law after...

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...

Golf team excited for upcoming season

Golf team excited for upcoming season

Nellie Vinograd, Video Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under In Print, Sports, Top Stories

Golf has many ups and downs, literally and emotionally. Fortunately, the men’s golf team is making their way out of the sand trap of disappointment and into the smooth putting green of victory. Though the team did not do as well as they wanted to at the Jekyll Island Invitational over spring break,...