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Study Abroad Photo of the Week

Study Abroad Photo of the Week

Kiran Soma, World and Nation Editor

April 7, 2020

Munich, Germany During the twelve-week session last semester, junior Kenzie Steele visited a Christmas market in Marienplatz, Munich. “I loved the atmosphere of the Christmas markets, even though they were extremely crowded,” Steele said. “I would constantly find myself buying things that I defi...

News in Brief

Kiran Soma, World and Nation Editor

April 7, 2020

United Kingdom Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recently announced their intentions to step down from their royal duties and settle in North America. This rupture in the royal family is one of the most dramatic events since King Edward VIII’s decision to abdicate the throne in 1936 (The New York ...

Comedian Ben Turin examines the Guatemalan Coup of 1954

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

April 7, 2020

On January 16, in the Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Auditorium, historical comedian Ben Turin presented “1954,” a comedic examination of whether the United States is living in a post-truth era. Turin began by discussing the Guatemalan coup of 1954, which was driven by American banana industries and yet, occu...

Author Heide Castañeda presents narrative on mixed families living along the border

Attentive audience members listen to Castañeda as she presents her findings about mixed families.

Laura Quiceno, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

Guilford College is a campus with a wide range of students that come from different backgrounds and the diversity is very notorious. Many of the students are enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which “gives young undocumented immigrants protection from deportation and...

OSLE director candidate visits campus

Headshot of Jennifer Ciesiulka, the new candidate for the OSLE Director

Akeba Bebley-Calvin, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

The resignation of Tim Johnson has left some Guilford College students in a place of uncertainty and distrust for administrators.  Since Johnson left, student activities have been at a standstill. Several events that students have been looking forward to were either canceled or postponed. Steve ...

News in Brief

Navya Belavadi, News Editor

April 7, 2020

Economics professor Bob Williams presents conference paper At the Allied Social Science Association Conference which took place in San Diego on Jan 3, Professor of Economics Bob Williams presented a paper titled, “The Reparations Bill: Adding Late Charges and Securing a Funding Source.” Williams...

Education project aims to build brighter future for refugee children

Susan May

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

On May 12, 2018, a fire swept through apartment G in the Summit-Cone complex, located at the busy intersection of Cone Boulevard and Summit Avenue in Greensboro. Tragically, Emmanuel and Furaha Mugabo, who came to Greensboro as refugees originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, lost their five...

Resettling in Greensboro: Glimpses into the lives of refugees

Legacy Crossing apartments 2019

Mohamed Togol, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

Author’s note: This project, a photo essay completed for the Fall 2019 Guilfordian Practicum course, is aimed at raising awareness about the living conditions of refugees who resettle in the Greensboro area. The photos and text included depict some of the areas that are known to refugees an...

Finding sense of place brings strength, peace, wholeness

main GP project photo-Elanna Reber

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

December 27, 2019

“One of our biggest difficulties...is that we live so much in language and so much in a mediated world of electronic media and print media... all of which tends to distance us from our connection with the natural world. Getting to that sense beyond language is not only healthy for personal spiritual...