The Guilfordian

Guilford News in Brief

Lily Lou, News Editor

September 11, 2015

Two sexual assaults reported on campus Two sexual assaults were reported on the weekend of Aug. 29 on Guilford College’s campus, according to Director of Student Judicial Affairs Sandy Bowles. In 2013, the last year for which data is available, one non-forcible sexual assault and two forcible sexual...

Journalist Anderson Cooper shares stories for Bryan Series

Journalist Anderson Cooper shares stories for Bryan Series

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

“The key to a good story (is) finding a person, getting out of the way, letting them talk and letting them tell their story,” said Anderson Cooper during the Bryan Series student Q&A at the Community Center on April 19. And what a story he had. Cooper, anchor of CNN’s “Anderson 360°”...

Although late, Reich’s presentation inspires

Although late, Reich’s presentation inspires

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

A man whose small stature only hides his fiery determination, Robert Reich,  captured audiences last Tuesday. Originally scheduled for Feb. 17, Robert Reich, who is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, former Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration...

Community excitedly anticipates Cooper’s visit

William Burton, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

“Be honest about what you see, get out of the way and let the story reveal itself,” said journalist Anderson Cooper on his 360 blog. On April 19, Cooper will be the last speaker for the Bryan Series at the Greensboro Coliseum. Cooper has an extensive background in news and is most popular for...

Atwood at Bryan Series: Literary giant leaves audience laughing, wondering and praising

Atwood at Bryan Series: Literary giant leaves audience laughing, wondering and praising

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

“Margaret and I are happy to welcome you to the world of rejection, poverty and humiliation,” said essayist and novelist Roger Rosenblatt during an on-campus Q&A session Tuesday afternoon in the Community Center at Guilford. Award-winning author Margaret Atwood spoke later at the Greensboro...

Distinguished economist next in Bryan Series

Distinguished economist next in Bryan Series

Clare Forrister, Staf Writer

February 13, 2015

Next week, Robert Reich will speak for the Bryan Series on the defining challenge of our time. Most Guilford students, and most Americans, probably cannot identify that challenge. “When does inequality become such a problem for the country that the middle class no longer has enough purchasing power...

Bill Bryson shares his wit and wisdom

Bill Bryson shares his wit and wisdom

Carlton Skinner, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Famous travel writer Bill Bryson visited Greensboro’s War Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 11, as a part of the Bryan Series. “It always makes me feel good when people actually know who I am,” Bryson jokingly told the audience, just moments after taking the stage. Best known for his quirky...

Ron Howard speaks about his career in film and television

Ron Howard speaks about his career in film and television

Lily Lou, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

“Have you ever had to call your parent and tell them you had to cut them out of your movie?” asked Ron Howard, an award-winning director and former child star. “That happened (to me) twice.” Ron Howard played the role of Opie Taylor on “The Andy Griffith Show,” which was set in North Carolina....

Author Bill Bryson to talk about ‘A Walk in the Woods’

Henry Smith, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Once again, the Bryan Series has hit the ball out of the park. On Nov. 11, famous author Bill Bryson will be visiting campus and addressing the community at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Bryson is a bestselling American writer who has experimented with several genres of non-fiction. He has written...