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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...

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....

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...

Concerts, concern create calm Serendipity this year

Concerts, concern create calm Serendipity this year

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief
April 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

There are no open containers on the quad. Between Bryan Hall and Dana Auditorium, there are two or three groups of students. No fireworks light up the sky and no ambulances rush onto campus at 5 a.m. It’s hard to believe this is Serendipity. “When I was on my rounds on Friday night, I saw maybe...

Senior offers Guilford-specific advice

Senior offers Guilford-specific advice

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor
April 16, 2017
Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

When I set foot on campus for first-year orientation almost four years ago, my head was swimming in an ocean of advice from family members, teachers and students. My sister, for instance, who graduated from Guilford in May 2016, warned me about the College’s academic rigor. “Guilford is a writing...

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...

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...

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,...