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International correspondent opens up on time with NPR

International correspondent opens up on time with NPR

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

“I’ll go.” It was this two-word message that NPR international correspondent Carrie Kahn sent to her editors in Miami before boarding a red-eye flight to Haiti. Kahn was the first NPR reporter to arrive in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake struck. “It was tough,” said Kahn. “I had...

Photojournalist shares his experience in Washington

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

“My father didn’t really engage the topic of Cuba on a larger scale, but we knew that it was a special place to my dad,” said Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images News staff photographer. “And we knew that it was a country that had broken my grandmother’s heart.” Composed of first and second-generation...

Meeting sets stage for changes

Meeting sets stage for changes

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

With the Guilford Edge set to shake up Guilford, the Board of Trustees met on Feb. 23 and 24 to discuss the progress and implementation of the Edge, as well as the developments of other Guilford projects and committees. “I am pleased to share that the Board of Trustees has officially endorsed the ...

Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

“When you’re an immigrant, ‘I want to be a writer’ is not something you tell your parents who basically gave up everything to come here,” said Reza Aslan, author and religious studies scholar, to a laughing audience. “I told my mom what I wanted to do with my life was write, and she said,...

WQFS debuts their Lost in Space series

Shivam Gandhi and Anna Snider

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print

Guilford College’s radio station, WQFS, has a new video series that lets you get lost in space with original music and stars on the walls. The series, entitled Lost in Space, is a student-run program that produces short videos of recorded performances by local artists in outer space settings. Lost...

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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“It just kept grabbing me,” said author Margot Lee Shetterly of writing “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” “Every clue led to something else and made me more curious. So in a sense, I had to finish it...

In Memoriam: Remembering Devin, Bill, and Jeff

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor

February 10, 2017


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“May we have the grace to see, despite the hurt of rupture, the searing of anger, and the empty disappointment, that whoever we have loved, such love can never quench.” Wess Daniels, director of Friends Center, read a part of John O’Donohue’s prayer “For lost friends” on Feb. 1 in ...

CCE hosts wrongful convictions panel

CCE hosts wrongful convictions panel

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Archives, Features, Top Stories

Howard Dudley spent 23 years in prison for molesting his daughter. Not only was he innocent of that crime, but according to Dudley, he never committed any crimes at all. “I’ve never been on drugs, I never sold drugs,” said Dudley. “I never stole nothing. In the sense of being a good ...

Accessibility on campus needs improvement

Accessibility on campus needs improvement

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Guilford College emphasizes understanding and accommodation for all kinds of students from all kinds of circumstances. This has, over the past few years, come to include students with disabilities more than ever before. Though there is still much work to be done, Guilford is currently doing a lot to...