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Neil deGrasse Tyson talks science literacy

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks science literacy

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017

For a man who has spent his life studying the stars, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Bryan Series event was incredibly down-to-earth. “This is the first time I’ve ever given a talk in a place that has skyboxes,” Tyson joked at the beginning of his talk. “Send me a beer if you get one.” Tyson,...

Human rights attorney speaks at Bryan Series

Abby Bekele, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

“It’s not just an option for students to make a difference,” said human rights lawyer Amal Clooney. “You are the generation that’s going to be leading all of these issues. If you can just help one or 10 or more people, you are doing something good.” Clooney spoke at the 20th annual Bryan...

Amal Clooney next at series

Abigail Bekele, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

On Nov. 13, lawyer and activist Amal Clooney will Bryan Series about her high-profile career as a human rights attorney. “Her commitments to human rights and social justice causes were a match for Guilford’s commitments,” said Ty Buckner, associate vice president for the Bryan Series and advancement...

Bryan Series starts off with professor Michael Pollan

Bryan Series starts off with professor Michael Pollan

Andrew Walker, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

The 2016-17 Guilford College Bryan Series kicks off on Sept. 30 with Michael Pollan: professor of journalism, author and speaker on the culture, science and the history of food. His influence on the sustainable food movement covers the whole United States and raises many conversations about food and...

2016-17 Bryan Series lineup announced

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

How would you like to learn about the experiences of astronauts by speaking to them? Or maybe you would enjoy listening to a high-level lawyer discuss her involvement in international affairs? Well, next year you can. On March 21, during the George Takei event, six Bryan Series speakers were announced...