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Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

January 26, 2018

A room of students, faculty, community members and members of the Friends of the Library watched Associate Professor of Religious Studies Eric Mortensen as he presented on the works, goals and controversy of Reza Aslan in the Carnegie Room on Sunday, Jan. 21. Mortensen’s presentation gave the Guilford...

Speak up against bigotry

Editorial Board

December 2, 2016

The Southern Poverty Law Center has reported over 200 instances of verbal and physical harassment against marginalized groups in the past week. President-elect Donald Trump has appointed Steve Bannon to his White House staff as chief strategist and senior counselor. a choice that was publicly praised...

Passing as straight not the same as being straight

Olivia Neal, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2015

We live in a world where what you appear to be matters more than what you are. There’s no better example of this than straight-passing. This phrase defines someone who identifies as queer but doesn’t fit the stereotypical queer image or who is in a relationship that appears to be heterosexual. Many...