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Resettling in Greensboro: Glimpses into the lives of refugees

Resettling in Greensboro: Glimpses into the lives of refugees

Mohamed Togol, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

Author’s note: This project, a photo essay completed for the Fall 2019 Guilfordian Practicum course, is aimed at raising awareness about the living conditions of refugees who resettle in the Greensboro area. The photos and text included depict some of the areas that are known to refugees an...

Finding sense of place brings strength, peace, wholeness

Finding sense of place brings strength, peace, wholeness

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

December 27, 2019

“One of our biggest difficulties...is that we live so much in language and so much in a mediated world of electronic media and print media... all of which tends to distance us from our connection with the natural world. Getting to that sense beyond language is not only healthy for personal spiritual...

German film series finishes with ‘Dr. Mabuse’

Lana Heltzel, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2019

Hosted by Professor of Foreign Languages Dave Limburg, the “Struggle for Justice” film series ended on Wednesday, Dec. 11 with a showing of “The Testament of Dr. Mabuse” by famed director Fritz Lang. The film series showcased movies that were created during the era of the Weimar Republic; and a...

First semester of the Edge closes and criticism rises

First semester of the Edge closes and criticism rises

Kathryn Hurst, Features Editor

December 20, 2019

This semester marked the first of Guilford’s new scheduling program: The Edge. This means that in one semester there is an intensive three-week course along with a 12-week session of multiple courses, as opposed to Guilford’s original 15-week schedule. According to the Guilford website, The Edge ...

Student Juried Art Show hosts closing reception

Beth Pyles, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

A student juried art show held at Guilford College had its closing reception on Friday, Dec. 5, in the galleries of Founders Hall. A juried art show means that the pieces are being judged by a panel. Although it may have been a competition, most of the artists there just seemed happy to show off t...

Apple Card prompts gender bias inquiry

Apple Card prompts gender bias inquiry

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Apple and its corporate partner Goldman Sachs have been implicated in a regulatory investigation of credit allotment practices following a controversial Twitter thread from an entrepreneur. Danish software developer David Hansson shared that his Apple Card credit limit was 20 times that of his wife Ja...

Bread vending machines appear in France

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Ouest France, a local and national French newspaper, recently reported that there has been an “unprecedented level of bakery closures” in rural areas. While the number of bakeries in France overall is increasing within major cities like Paris and Marseilles, family-owned bakeries in villages are decre...

Cold weather sparks desire for romance

Cold weather sparks desire for romance

Lana Heltzel, Editor-In-Chief

December 3, 2019

At last, North Carolina’s lingering summer warmth has faded, and a chill permeates the air. Leaves crunch underneath your boots and nights are arriving ever-earlier. But as the cold drives people inside, even the most commitment-loathing amongst us may start yearning for romance and companionship. Forget the ho...

Guilford reacts to changes in recycling system

Guilford reacts to changes in recycling system

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

In response to China’s ban on foreign garbage in 2018, cities all over the United States, including Greensboro, have been pressed to make belated changes to their recycling programs. These efforts are reflected right here at Guilford College as students and faculty members try to raise awareness abo...