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HUG honors Latinx Heritage Month, talks DACA

HUG honors Latinx Heritage Month, talks DACA

Fernando Jiménez, Managing Editor

October 6, 2017


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“Right now, many communities of color are suffering, and the Latinx community is no exception,” said Irving Zavaleta Jimenez ’08 during his welcoming speech. “This banquet could not come any sooner. Tonight we have a space to breathe and be in community with each other.” In celebration of...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

October 6, 2017


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NFL Controversy Campus Discussion On Thursday, Sept. 28, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Brothers Doing Positive hosted a campus dialogue centered around the recent NFL controversy. The event was planned in light of the many NFL players, coaches and executives taking a knee during...

City council elections to be held in October

City council elections to be held in October

Jhanna Vasser, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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The city of Greensboro is holding city council elections. The primary election will be held on Oct. 10, with 15 candidates, including three incumbents, running for three at-large seats. Six of the 15 candidates will advance from the primary to the Nov. 7 general election. “I know there’s a lot...

Two arrested for drug charges on Guilford campus

Two arrested for drug charges on Guilford campus

Kathleen Herbst and Andrew Walker

September 29, 2017


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Kevin Alfaro and Samuel Ciganek were arrested by the Greensboro Police Department on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 on Elizabeth Fry Road on Guilford College Campus. The GPD’s Vice & Narcotics Commanding Officer R.B. Culler confirmed the arrests. Two more suspects were at the scene. Their arrests...

Public Safety addresses student concerns

Public Safety addresses student concerns

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

September 29, 2017


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Following the past few weeks’ campus safety incidents, including a police operation, an alleged assault, an attempted kidnapping and  a reported gunman, Campus Life staff and Public Safety held a series of campus safety forums on Sept. 19 and 21 to raise awareness of safety protocols and precautions...

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 29, 2017


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From digitally mapping the Silk Road to attending conferences about digital scholarship, Guilford College faculty and students have been developing their digital literacy for three years. In the spring of 2014, Guilford received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, an organization...

Mayoral election to be held next month

Mayoral election to be held next month

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


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The race for the 49th mayor of Greensboro is underway. The primary election will be held on Oct. 10 and the general election on Nov. 7. With Nancy Vaughan’s announcement that she will be running for reelection, the mayoral race is between Vaughan, Diane Moffett and John Brown. Vaughan is the incumbent...

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


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“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 n...

Professors discuss celebration of history at panel

Professors discuss celebration of history at panel

Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


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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...