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Gladwell at Bryan Series

Gladwell at Bryan Series

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,...

Malcom Gladwell’s visit will conclude Bryan Series

Kathryn Long, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

Malcolm Gladwell is the author of five New York Times best-selling books, a journalist for The New Yorker and the next speaker for Guilford College’s Bryan Series program on April 12. Gladwell, whose books include “The Tipping Point,” “Blink,” “Outliers,” “What the Dog Saw” and “David...

Actor, activist excites students

Mara Stern, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

“In ‘Star Trek,’ our model was infinite diversity in infinite combinations, and, looking over this room here, I see that infinite diversity,” said Bryan Series speaker George Takei in his introductory remarks at the student question-and answer session on the afternoon of March 21. Takei looked...

Activist George Takei to speak at Bryan Series

William Bryer, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

One evening. One man. One lifetime of experiences. On March 21, Guilford College’s Bryan Series will host George Takei, whose talk begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Most familiar for his role as Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu in the sci-fi television program “Star Trek,” Takei...

Meacham talks about leadership

Aubrey King, Features Editor

December 4, 2015

Often in our country, we look to the elected men in the White House for answers. It takes a different kind of thinking to go to them with questions, and Guilford College had a chance to speak to an individual who did just that. On Nov. 19, presidential historian Jon Meacham visited Greensboro as a...

News in Brief

Lily Lou, News Editor

October 30, 2015

Last day for Bryan Series Registration Oct. 30 is the last day for Guilford College students, faculty and staff to register for free tickets for Pulitzer Prize winning author and presidential historian Jon Meacham’s visit to the Bryan Series on Nov. 19. Meacham has previously served as the managi...

Gawande inspires with talk on healthcare

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

October 30, 2015

Guilford College’s website describes Atul Gawande as a “best-selling author and physician.” He describes himself as “A doctor who got lucky enough to start writing during (his) training.” On Oct. 20, he came to the Greensboro Coliseum to speak at the Bryan Series. “He was a very engaging...

Wright lectures on war in the Middle East

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

Thousands of interested faces began to fill the seats as 7 o’clock approached. A live band played, images projected on a large screen and ushers prepared people for what would be the Bryan Series’ opening speaker, Robin Wright. At 7:30 p.m., lights dimmed and the Series began. “Hello Greensboro,”...

Journalist Wright to speak

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

One hundred forty countries. Six continents. And now, Guilford College’s Bryan Series. Award-winning freelance journalist Robin Wright will be coming to this year’s Bryan Series. “Robin will do a nice job of kicking things off for us,” said Associate Vice President of the Office of Communications...