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Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

April 12, 2019

“It’s about time,” said President of Guilford College Jane Fernandes. On April 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bryan Jr. Auditorium, Guilford College held its inaugural Lavender Graduation. The Lavender Graduation celebrates graduating students from both undergraduate and graduate programs who are members...

“Pariah” represents LGBTQIA community

“Pariah” represents LGBTQIA community

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

“There’s something special about seeing somebody who’s a lot like you portrayed in a film,” said Rex Welton, founder of the LGBTQIA film society OUT at the Movies, in a phone interview. Having the same mindset as Welton, Guilford’s Multicultural Education Department hosted an Oct. 5 screening...

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 29, 2017

From digitally mapping the Silk Road to attending conferences about digital scholarship, Guilford College faculty and students have been developing their digital literacy for three years. In the spring of 2014, Guilford received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, an organization...

MTV Video Music Awards impresses viewers

MTV Video Music Awards impresses viewers

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

On Aug. 28, 6.5 million people tuned in to watch performances and celebrity soliloquies during the MTV Video Music Awards. The star-studded event attracted everyone from fashion critics to enthusiastic fans alike. The night was filled with excitement for the anticipated performances. Rihanna performed...