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News In Brief

Navya Belavadi, News Editor

December 20, 2019

Poetry slam workshop explores forgiveness and peacebuilding As part of the initiative of Conflict Resolution Resource Center and Peace and Conflict Studies, students attended a poetry slam workshop on Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in King Hall 126. At the center of discussion were poems written by ...

Guilford choir brings holiday cheer

Tyler Patterson, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Sunday, Dec. 8, the Guilford College Choir, Lumina Treble Ensemble and the Guilford Youth Choir were truly in the holiday spirit. An event in the Carnegie Room from 6-7 p.m. involved joyous singing, intriguing storytelling and lots of Christmas cheer. The lights were bright inside the Carnegie R...

Homelessness trends in Greensboro

Emma English, Guest Writer

December 20, 2019

For many in the Guilford Community, the Folk Festival in downtown Greensboro is a weekend of fun-filled events with incredible live music and vibrant art. For Marcus Smith, it was a death sentence. During the 2018 Folk Festival, Marcus Smith went to the police for help during a mental health emergen...

Narratives offer insight into immigrant journeys

Alesha Garcia, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Nov. 13, Immigrant Student Coordinator Liz Torres Melendez and the Intercultural Engagement Center hosted an evening where staff, visitors and students met for dinner in the Gilmer Room to hear the stories of faculty and staff members who immigrated into the United States. Among the faculty and staff members w...

Guilford clubs launch new fall festival

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 16 at 12 p.m., Guilford College clubs  were hosts of what could become a campus tradition: a new festival celebrating fall. Candy apples, a pickling stand, cupcakes, hot apple cider and shelter dogs were just a few of the treats and opportunities available at the event. Anna Honer,...

Bryan Series Q&A illuminates Doris Goodwin’s work

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, students, faculty, staff and community members gathered in the Community Center and waited in anticipation for a chance to pose questions to presidential scholar, biographer and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Her 4 p.m. appearance on campus preceded her Bryan Series talk at the G...

Guilford affirms LGBTQ community: Memories made, lessons learned

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 3, 2019

On November 18, three members of the Westboro Baptist Church, an anti-LGBTQIA hate group from Topeka, Kansas, picketed across from Guilford College. In response, Friends Center and Quaker Studies Director Wess Daniels worked with the College’s Department of Public Safety, Justice and Policy Studie...

Early College students host food drive

The Early College at Guilford and STEM Early College have used various methods to publicize the event, such as the flyer.

Ethan Santana, Managing Editor

December 3, 2019

Greensboro is currently ranked number 14 on The Food Action and Research Center’s list of food insecure areas, which has moved down from being the No. 1 food-insecure city in America in 2015. “But we still have a lot of work to do,” said A Simple Gesture Executive Director Leslie Isakoff. “Gr...

Prospective students attend Open House

Tyler Patterson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Those who came to campus for Guilford College’s Open House may have heard, “Welcome to Guilford! We hope you have a nice visit!” Or something like, “Please park right here and go this way to get to this building.” There were many ways you were officially welcomed to Guilford’s campus as...