The Guilfordian

Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

“Hanson Robotics creates amazingly expressive and lifelike robots that build trusted and engaging relationships with people through conversation.” This sentence is written on the Hanson Robotics company’s website. True to their word, a lifelike robot that Hanson Robotics created named Sophia became...

Bryan Series turns the tables on ‘60 Minutes’ stars

Bryan Series turns the tables on ‘60 Minutes’ stars

Abe Kenmore, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

“We never get asked questions,” said Steve Kroft of “60 Minutes” at the Community Center during the afternoon of April 8. That was about to change. Both at the Q&A session on campus with students and staff and during the Bryan Series presentation at the War Memorial Auditorium that...

Bryan series to feature prominent journalists Kroft, Stahl

Sukyun Chung, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick. A mundane, yet legendary, opening to one of the most esteemed news shows on television: “60 Minutes.” Soon after, viewers are graced with familiar faces as they intently listen to America’s most popular voices in investigative journalism. On April...

Logan botches Benghazi scoop

Robert Pacheo, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

The only screw-up bigger than the U.S. response to the terrorist attack in Benghazi has been the media’s reporting on Benghazi. On Oct. 27, “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan interviewed Dylan Davies, a former security contractor who was assigned to Libya during the terrorist attack. Davies...