The Guilfordian

Kate Bernheimer brings fairy-tale magic with fiction reading

Aubrey Fetzer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Once upon a time, on a warm April day, a Sherwood Anderson Distinguished Visiting Writer arrived and brought with her fairy-tales for all. On April 3, Guilford College hosted author and distinguished writer Kate Bernheimer, known for her book “The Girl In The Castle Inside The Museum” and her...

Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Reza Aslan answers an audience member’s question at the Bryan Series in Dana Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.//Photo by Abigail Bekele/The Guilfordian

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

“When you’re an immigrant, ‘I want to be a writer’ is not something you tell your parents who basically gave up everything to come here,” said Reza Aslan, author and religious studies scholar, to a laughing audience. “I told my mom what I wanted to do with my life was write, and she said,...

Campus celebrates the life of legend

Former athletic director Herbert Appenzeller (center) stands with former Major League Baseball player Tony Womack ‘92 (left) and Guilford College football quarterback and current Associate Professor of Sport Management Calvin Hunter ‘92. Appenzeller joined Womack and Hunter as they were inducted into the 2006-2007 Guilford College Athletics Hall of Fame.//Photo courtesy Guilford Athletics.

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

January 19, 2018

A coach, a father, a teacher, a mentor and a friend, Herbert Appenzeller was all of these things. Appenzeller, who worked at Guilford College for 37 years and was affectionately called “Dr. A” by students and players, died on Jan. 5 at the age of 92. While at Guilford, Appenzeller served as a...

Professor Caroline McAlister presents story on Tolkien’s life

Caroline McAlister, visiting instructor of English and writer, signs a copy of her new book “John Ronald’s Dragons” for Parag Budhecha, Professor of English and Creative Writing, after the  reading of her new book on April 18, 2017 in Hege Library.

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

May 1, 2017

Not many people long for dragons. But as a boy, John Ronald Tolkien “desired dragons with a profound desire,” according to his essay, “On Fairy Stories.” On April 18, visiting professor of English, did a reading of her new picture book about this passion of Tolkien’s, “John Ronald’s...

Alumna connects with community members

Mara Stern, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

“I lost my dad,” said Part-Time Lecturer of Justice and Policy Studies Jada Drew ’07. “After that I was just going, going, going. I was a successful student, I did the whole Bonner thing. ... (I was ready) to leave Greensboro, to try something new, but there was always a gravitational pull....

Gladwell at Bryan Series

Gladwell spoke in his Bryan Series
talk on April 12

Kathryn Long, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

Respect, fairness and trustworthiness. These are the three “notions of legitimacy” that best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell spoke about in his Bryan Series talk on April 12. As the last speaker for the 2015-16 season of the Bryan Series, Gladwell attracted a diverse audience of subscribers,...

Chris Hedges speaks on rebellion, violence

Chris Hedges speaks on rebellion, violence

Sommer Fanney, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

War journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of multiple books Chris Hedges had been invited to speak at the University of Pennsylvania at a peace conference on April 3. That is until one particular article of his was published on Truthdig, a long journalism news site. According to an email from...

Berry presents on Vatican-focused investigative work

Maile Munro, Staff Writer

April 11, 2014

“I’m a 76-year-old Catholic, and I couldn’t believe it,” said Mary Orr. Orr attended Jason Berry’s presentation, “Pope Francis and the Church: Confronting Sexual and Financial Scandal” on April 3 in the Community Center. Berry, an award winning investigative journalist, tackled the...

Zweigenhaft’s book to be released in paperback

Rebecca Dou, Staff Writer

February 14, 2014

While many define the United States as a melting pot of cultures, diversity still eludes the corporate world. Dana Professor of Psychology Richie Zweigenhaft and his co-author G. William Domhoff investigate this issue in their book, “The New CEOs: Women, African American, Latino, and Asian American Leaders of Fortune 500 Companies,” which...