The Guilfordian

Ron Howard comes to Guilford

Lily Lou, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014

How do you become successful in the film industry? Ask Ron Howard when he comes to Guilford. Howard, former child-star turned director, will be coming to the Greensboro Coliseum on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss his career in film and television. Many know him for his role as Opie Taylor on the “An...

Bryan Series: a frequently missed student opportunity

Bryan Series: a frequently missed student opportunity

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

When I signed up to cover Robert Gates’ presentation at the Bryan Series, I didn’t know what to expect. Surrounded by people in suit-and-tie and dresses, I felt underdressed in my jeans. I tried to find a fellow Guilford student, but other than a Guilfordian photographer and a friend, I couldn’t...

Bryan Series turns the tables on ‘60 Minutes’ stars

Bryan Series turns the tables on ‘60 Minutes’ stars

Abe Kenmore, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

“We never get asked questions,” said Steve Kroft of “60 Minutes” at the Community Center during the afternoon of April 8. That was about to change. Both at the Q&A session on campus with students and staff and during the Bryan Series presentation at the War Memorial Auditorium that...

Bryan series to feature prominent journalists Kroft, Stahl

Sukyun Chung, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick. A mundane, yet legendary, opening to one of the most esteemed news shows on television: “60 Minutes.” Soon after, viewers are graced with familiar faces as they intently listen to America’s most popular voices in investigative journalism. On April...

Poet weaves words for Bryan Series

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

March 7, 2014

“Contrary to news reports, poetry is not dead,” said poet Elizabeth Alexander. “It was reported dead, and it is not at all.” Alexander took the stage Tuesday night at the War Memorial Auditorium, opening the second event in this year’s Bryan Series. In 2009, Alexander made history as...

Famous violinist to speak, perform in Bryan Series

Kinsey Davis, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

Four Emmys. Fifteen Grammys. A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in the performing arts. A Medal of Liberty from President Reagan. A National Medal of Arts from President Clinton. Their owner is Itzhak Perlman, renowned Israeli violinist, who is coming to Greensboro to speak...

Thomas Friedman closes Bryan Series with controversial speech

Thomas Friedman closes Bryan Series with controversial speech

Bryan Dooley, Senior Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

“The age of the average is over,”said Thomas Friedman at the Bryan Series. “We all need to find our ‘extra’ to compete in this globalized market.” On Tuesday, April 16, Thomas Friedman, New York Times foreign affairs Op-Ed columnist, came to Guilford to conclude the 2012–13 Bryan series...

The radical centrist: previewing upcoming Thomas Friedman’s Bryan Series appearance

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

March 29, 2013

Sixteen years ago this September, Thomas Friedman appeared at Guilford College for an on-campus lecture as the first speaker in what later became The Bryan Series. On April 16, 2013, Friedman will return to the series, this time with hundreds of New York Times editorials, five more books and a third...

Caroline Kennedy’s Bryan Series cancellation replaced by Bill Bradley, Gwen Ifill, Jeb Bush

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

Caroline Kennedy will not speak at the next Bryan Series program scheduled for March 28 as originally planned. This marks the first time a speaker has canceled their Bryan Series appearance in over 50 events. “We were really disappointed to learn in December that she had an obligation with her publisher...