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Noose shakes multiple campuses in Greensboro

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

December 1, 2017


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On Nov. 7, the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, a collaboration between North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, was host to an unpleasant reminder of the past in the form of a noose found on campus. Campus police from...

Students share insights at poetry slam

Students share insights at poetry slam

December 1, 2017


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A crowd of students gathered in chairs, on pillows and along the wall. A podium stood at the front of the room made of three stacked crates. 10 students prepared to recite and perform their poetry at the Greenleaf Coffee Co-op’s annual poetry slam on Friday, Nov. 17. All of the poets performed two...

Novelist speaks about her work

Novelist speaks about her work

December 1, 2017


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Leila Abdelrazaq, a Palestinian-American activist, graphic novelist and author of “Baddawi,” spoke to Guilford students and faculty on Nov. 11. During her presentation entitled “Art and Activism,” Abdelrazaq discussed her book, which tells the story of her father’s youth spent in the Baddawi...

Leslie Odom Jr. closes the curtain on Bryan Series 2017

Leslie Odom Jr. closes the curtain on Bryan Series 2017

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017


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“We are all in the presence of greatness,” said President Jane Fernandes on Nov. 15 as she introduced the last Bryan Series speaker of the fall semester. “He had his Broadway debut when he was only 17 … and is the winner of a Tony Award … and a Grammy Award. … Please help me welcome him.” As...

Moore speaks about “The Other Wes Moore”

Moore speaks about “The Other Wes Moore”

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

November 17, 2017


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“There are Wes Moores in every one of our communities, every one of our schools,” said Wes Moore during his presentation at Guilford on Nov. 9. Moore is the author of “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates,” a book that all Guilford first-years were required to read as an assignment for...

Diversity of staff and faculty headed upwards

Diversity of staff and faculty headed upwards

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017


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Since Guilford College was founded in 1837, diversity has been one of its seven core values, which are principles that must be perpetuated throughout the campus community. Although diversity is a core value, only 25 percent of Guilford’s staff and 20 percent of the College’s faculty are people...

Alumna brings legends of Guilford’s tree

Alumna brings legends of Guilford’s tree

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

November 10, 2017


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“Head up, chest out, that’s how they all look. Just like they won the world instead of it owning them,” read Minnette Coleman during a signing of her new book, “The Tree: A Journey to Freedom,” on Nov. 3. Coleman graduated from Guilford College in 1973. She was one of the first African-Americans...