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Julia Gillard talks experiences as a woman in politics at Bryan Series

Julia Gillard talks experiences as a woman in politics at Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Web Exclusive

For the third installment of the 2018-2019 season of the Bryan Series, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard came to speak with the Guilford and Greensboro community. Gillard was elected to prime minister in 2010 and became the first female to ever hold that position. “She...

Guilford College students excited for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Bryan Series event

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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NBA legend, NY Times best-selling author, and activist are just a few things that describe the second Bryan Series speaker of the academic year. The 7-foot-2-inch NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke at the Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Speakers for the Bryan Series are...

NBA legend Abdul-Jabbar visits Guilford

NBA legend Abdul-Jabbar visits Guilford

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

For the second event of the 2018 season of the Guilford College Bryan Series, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about both his basketball career and post-NBA life. The event was held at the Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Abdul-Jabbar is a former Hall of Fame college and professional basketball...

Speakers get personal in Bryan Series Q&A

Speakers get personal in Bryan Series Q&A

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

In addition to the main Bryan Series event, speakers David Axelrod and Karl Rove spoke to students in a Q&A format. Guilford hoped the two would create positive political dialogue. According to the Guilford website on the Bryan Series, “(Axelrod and Rove) bring more than keen insiders’ perspectives;...

Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

“We seek to find ways for people who disagree or have very different views to stay in the room together and try and find some commonality” said Jane Fernandes, president of Guilford College. “These are two men have been working on that, and hopefully they will show us how to do it.” The aforementioned...

Axelrod, Rove to debut 2018 Bryan Series

Axelrod, Rove to debut 2018 Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Assistant Web Editor

September 7, 2018


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Editor's Note: The Bryan Series event has been postponed until October 1 because of Hurricane Florence.  Kicking off the Guilford College Bryan Series will be the duo of David Axelrod and Karl Rove. The event will be held on Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. Both speakers are successf...

Humans of New York’s Brandon Stanton closes Bryan series

Humans of New York’s Brandon Stanton closes Bryan series

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


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“And I always say, if I had been waiting for the idea of ‘Humans of New York,’ I never would have started ‘Humans of New York,’” said founder of blog, “Humans of New York” and one of Time Magazine’s “30 Under 30 People Changing The World,” Brandon Stanton. “You cannot wait for...

Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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“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,...