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Bryan Series starts off with Jill and Joe Biden at the Coliseum

Bryan Series starts off with Jill and Joe Biden at the Coliseum

Mae Wood, Abigail Bekele, and Beatriz Caldas

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

“The greatest sin anyone can commit is the abuse of power, and the greatest abuse of power is segregation,” said Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States, at the Greensboro Coliseum last Sunday. On Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m., Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden, a career educator and notable...

Professors discuss celebration of history at panel

Professors discuss celebration of history at panel

Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Guilford College hosted a panel entitled “Race, Commemoration, and Politics of the Past,” which focused on the differences between honoring the past and being aware of what happened. Panelists told anecdotes of being raised to revere Confederate soldiers, settlers and other...

CCE students face problems across campus

CCE students face problems across campus

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

Several current continuing education students have expressed frustration with problems negatively impacting CCE students and rumors that they fear will mean the end of the program. “We had faculty and staff members … come to us and (tell) us that CCE is going to be forced out,” said Amber Echerd,...

Art exhibit showcases work of the AFSC

Art exhibit showcases work of the AFSC

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

Since 1917, the American Friends Service Committee has been working to encourage peace through activism, awareness and community support. Guilford College is currently displaying the interactive exhibit “Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action” in the Hege Library Art Gallery. The show celebrates the...

FYE is redesigned to meet new students’ needs

FYE is redesigned to meet new students’ needs

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

Guilford College faculty and staff are in the process of redesigning the College’s First Year Experience and First Year Seminar programs to better reflect the ever-changing needs of Guilford students. The FYE and FYS programs are intended to orient first-year students to Guilford through exposure...

Greensboro Police Operation Arrests One Late Wednesday Night

Greensboro Police Operation Arrests One Late Wednesday Night

Kathleen Herbst and Andrew Walker

September 14, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, In Print, News, Top Stories, Web Exclusive

A Guilford College administrator confirmed that Public Safety learned of a Greensboro Police Department operation once it was in progress Wednesday evening, Sept. 13, 2017. “As stated in the emergency alerts last night, the Greensboro Police Department carried out an operation on our campus, which...

Professor Mylène Dressler will celebrate release of her new novel with students and community

Professor Mylène Dressler will celebrate release of her new novel with students and community

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

Six years ago, Associate Professor of English Mylène Dressler was traveling along the Pacific Coast Highway in California when she came up with the idea for her new novel, “The Last To See Me,” which was released Tuesday, Sept. 5. That same day, she thought of two other elements of the story:...

Community unites in Defense of DACA

Community unites in Defense of DACA

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

About 300 members and allies of the Latinx community marched through the streets of downtown Greensboro on Monday, Sept. 4 to stand in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — also known as DACA. The peaceful demonstration consisted of parents, children, college students and ...