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Art exhibit celebrates Ebony Fashion Fair history

Tanetta Kelley, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Web Exclusive

“When I first heard about the Ebony Fashion Fair exhibit being held at the North Carolina Museum of Art, right here in my backyard in Raleigh, I thought it was a dream,” said Mary Thompson, an exhibit attendee. “I actually went to one of the shows as a child, a birthday surprise from my parents. “So...

WQFS debuts their Lost in Space series

Shivam Gandhi and Anna Snider

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print

Guilford College’s radio station, WQFS, has a new video series that lets you get lost in space with original music and stars on the walls. The series, entitled Lost in Space, is a student-run program that produces short videos of recorded performances by local artists in outer space settings. Lost...

Buddy Project shines light on mental health

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print

Editor’s Note: This article contains information about suicide and accounts of loss which may be triggering for some people.     “Alyssa killed herself,” said Ben Stemen, boyfriend of one of my closest friends, Alyssa Gardella. I’d woken up on the morning of July 13 to a ...

Guilford students’ tattoos and significance

Guilford students’ tattoos and significance

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

Getting a tattoo is permanent and often painful, but people continue to get them because they are considered symbolic, representing loved ones, memories and emotions. From the small moments to the big ones, tattoos often combine the art of expression and storytelling to capture all of the different...

Students of the Early College at Guilford host blood drive in honor of former student

Students of the Early College at Guilford host blood drive in honor of former student

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print

Students at the Early College at Guilford College helped raise awareness about suicide prevention and mental health issues at a blood drive on campus. The drive was held in honor of a friend who died over the summer. “She would always hint about her going to college with us and doing all those things...

“She Kills Monsters” slays in Sternberger

Tanetta Kelley, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print

The laughs of the audience during the second performance of Guilford’s production of “She Kills Monsters” rang loud through the Sternberger Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 11. Attendees, like Jack Campbell, appreciated the play’s emphasis on geek culture and its incorporation of humor. “I...

Soy un Líder empowers future college students

Soy un Líder empowers future college students

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

The 11th annual Soy un Líder conference was held on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Guilford College. The event helped the international community, specifically high school students and their parents, learn about the college application process. The Soy un Líder conference was started...