The Guilfordian

Bryan Series speaker Canada brings controversy, discussion

Bryan Series speaker Canada brings controversy, discussion

Allison Debusk, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

The Guilford community is not one to shy away from controversy. Nay, it seems to welcome it. When Geoffrey Canada came to campus as part of the Bryan Series on Feb. 10, students did not hesitate to voice their opinions. Before Canada’s appearance, Associate Vice President for Communications & Marketing...

Bryan Series welcomes Canada

Natalie Sutton, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

America is supposed to be the land of opportunity. Everyone has the same chance to succeed, right? According to Geoffrey Canada, a visit to an impoverished and violent city borough like Harlem can quickly disprove this belief. Growing up nearby in the South Bronx of New York City, Canada experienced...

American TV Journalist Tom Brokaw speaks at Bryan Series

James Rowe, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

Many students in college  may remember a distinct, deep memorable voice announcing the news during their childhood year. That voice was television journalist Tom Brokaw. On Nov. 29, Brokaw visited Guilford College and spoke at the Greensboro War Memorial Auditorium as part of the Bryan Series. Brokaw...

World-renowned broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw speaks at Bryan Series

World-renowned broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw speaks at Bryan Series

James Rowe, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

Many students in college may remember a distinct, deep memorable voice announcing the news during their childhood years. That voice was television journalist Tom Brokaw’s. On Nov. 29, Brokaw visited Guilford College and spoke at the Greensboro War Memorial Auditorium as part of the Bryan Series. Brokaw...

Anchor man: influential television journalist Tom Brokaw set to speak at next Bryan Series event

McCaffrey Blauner, Staff Writer

November 9, 2012

There was a time — a time before the Internet — when the news anchor reigned supreme; when people believed everything they heard on TV. This was an age where people actually watched the news and, at the National Broadcasting Company, one man was watched more than the rest. His name is Tom Brokaw. Although...

Editor-in-chief of Newsweek, The Daily Beast opens Bryan Series

Editor-in-chief of Newsweek, The Daily Beast opens Bryan Series

Allison Debusk, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012

“Do you carry a binder full of men?” asked an audience member. “Absolutely. I’ve always carried a binder full of men.” This was just one of the questions that Tina Brown, the first Bryan series speaker of the year, answered during her speech on Oct. 23. Brown is a world-famous journalist...

Zakaria details story behind America’s economic woes

Zakaria details story behind America’s economic woes

Zachary Thomas, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

What role does the United States play in a globalized economy that affects everything from jobs to Internet access? Just ask journalist Fareed Zakaria and you might get an idea of his April 10 speech at War Memorial Auditorium, the last in the 2011-12 Bryan Series. “People in America are very gloomy,”...

Burns, baby, Burns: Ken Burns returns for 2011-12 Byran Series

Burns, baby, Burns: Ken Burns returns for 2011-12 Byran Series

Linda Catoe, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012

By the time PBS “National Parks” documentary filmmaker Ken Burns walked out on stage on March 27 as the third speaker in the 2011-12 Bryan Series, the audience buzzed with a sense of something a lot more than just the sum of our parks. President and Professor of Political Science Kent Chabotar...

Alumni produce film to celebrate Ken Burns’ return to Guilford

Linda Catoe, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

A lone violin strain meanders through a long, close up pan of a photograph of three enthusiastic faces. As the camera opens to a wide shot, we see three bare-chested college males, with the letters K-E-N painted on their respective chests. A fully clothed, equally enthusiastic female student holding...