The Guilfordian

Rohingya face difficulty in Myanmar

Juliana Avery and Tibaria Alnouri

April 6, 2018


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The Rohingya are an ethnic minority, the majority of which are Muslim. They primarily reside in the Rakhine state of western Myanmar. The state of Myanmar reflects the larger ethnic Burmese attitude that perceives Rohingyas as illegal Bengali settlers. However, evidence of Rohingya’s migration into...

Guilford theater students to debut new play, “Everybody”

Guilford theater students to debut new play, “Everybody”

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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What does humanity value most in life? Is it family? Friendship? Material possessions? The Guilford College theater department resolves to evaluate this question in their upcoming production of “Everybody.” Written by Branden Jacob-Jenkins, “Everybody” is a morality play in which God, horrified...

Radio host talks about show, “Bonjour Chanson”

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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“Welcome to Bonjour Chanson,” said radio show host Charles Spira in one of his most recent episodes of “Bonjour Chanson.” “In this episode, we will focus on Francophone songs from today. The commentary is in English. No knowledge of French is required. My name is Charles Spira, and I will be...

Yulan advocates for displaced residents

Ian Gordon, Guest Writer

April 2, 2018


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In Beijing, winter isn’t over yet. Temperature lows are still in the 30s. Ni Yulan is one of the tens of thousands of people whose home was destroyed in preparation for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. These people are still living without homes. Yulan was given only a couple hours notice before her...

Ada Limón leads campus community poetry workshop

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


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“I am going to read 12 poems,” said poet Ada Limón. “I tell you this so that if you like what you hear, you’ll be excited to hear what’s next. And if you don’t like what you hear, you can count down how many poems are left.” Limón read a collection of her poems during a poetry reading...

Store owner reflects on time in Greensboro

Store owner reflects on time in Greensboro

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 30, 2018


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It’s a one-story building, painted green on the outside, nestled on East Market Street. Mitchell’s Clothing Store has been in this same place for almost 80 years. Inside, the store is lined floor to ceiling with shoes, hats and suits. As customers walk in, they are greeted by sets of high fashion...

Guilford celebrates Women’s History Month

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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“When women tell their stories, other women sometimes can raise their voices as well,” said Associate Professor of English Mylène Dressler. Dressler, along with other Guilford faculty members, spoke at the HERstory Month Celebration on March 15. The celebration was an interdisciplinary celebration...

Geeks on the Quad unites to celebrate pi day

Geeks on the Quad unites to celebrate pi day

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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From trivia questions to pie-eating contests themed around Pi Day, Guilford College’s Geeks on the Quad event provided the community with an opportunity to share geeky passions while learning more about others. The event was hosted by the Society of Physics Students, Guilford’s Community Senate,...

Movie theaters in Greensboro offer variety

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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With seven different movie theaters, Greensboro offers many options for prospective moviegoers. Greensboro is not a large enough city to get limited movie releases or “platform releases,” which are movies released in a few cities to determine if they do well enough to be released widely. For example,...