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Greensboro Greek Festival celebrates culture, engages community over this past weekend

Greensboro Greek Festival celebrates culture, engages community over this past weekend

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

Carefree dancing, lively music, delicious food and a welcoming ambiance. The 2017 Greensboro Greek Festival was home to all of these this past weekend. Thousands of people came from all over the Triad to listen to the live band play both modern and traditional Greek songs, and to watch the dance performances...

Guilford alum reads from first book of poems

Guilford alum reads from first book of poems

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print

On Thursday, Sept. 28, students, teachers and community members gathered in the Carnegie Room of Hege Library, all excited to hear Guilford alumna Anna Lena Phillips Bell speak. Since attending Guilford, Bell has been an editor at several publications, including the American Scientist magazine. She...

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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“It just kept grabbing me,” said author Margot Lee Shetterly of writing “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” “Every clue led to something else and made me more curious. So in a sense, I had to finish it...

Poetry Slam gives voices to students

Poetry Slam gives voices to students

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


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“I’m simply the tree that went unheard,” said first place winner Phillip Williams as he read his own work titled “Revelations” during the Poetry Slam. The event was held Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7p.m. in the Community Center Lounge. Previous Poetry Slams have been hosted by the Guilford College...

Art event draws students together in the quad

Art event draws students together in the quad

Abigail AbantoHollans and Yunah Kim

September 29, 2017


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Live music, large crowds and smiles filled the interactive art spaces on the quad. Guilford College’s Arts Day on the Quad was held on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 1:30 p.m. This event gave the Guilford community a unique opportunity to experience art through a wide variety of mediums. By participating...

ECAR welcomes new refugees and trainees

Jilly Campbell, Assistant Copy Editor

September 29, 2017


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18 trainees. Five refugees. One campus. It’s been a busy week for Every Campus a Refuge to say the least. On Saturday, Sept. 23, 18 students, staff members, faculty and alumni participated in a training session to become volunteers for the program. And Tuesday, Sept. 26 marked the arrival of...

Antoine Williams collaborates with Renzo Ortega to create art exhibit for community

Antoine Williams collaborates with Renzo Ortega to create art exhibit for community

Tanetta Kelley, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

“Looking at the world from (the perspective of) a black, heterosexual, southern-raised male is the inspiration for these pieces,” said Antoine Williams about the pieces in his new collaborative art exhibit, “Two Artists | One Space.” Williams, an assistant professor for art at Guilford College,...