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Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

January 26, 2018

A room of students, faculty, community members and members of the Friends of the Library watched Associate Professor of Religious Studies Eric Mortensen as he presented on the works, goals and controversy of Reza Aslan in the Carnegie Room on Sunday, Jan. 21. Mortensen’s presentation gave the Guilford...

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...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

September 22, 2017

I walked away from the Sept. 4 panel on North Korea’s nuclear activity with more concerns than answers. Foremost of these was on the alternative perspective on the relationship between the United States and the secluded state that was presented by some of the panel, most memorable being Professor Zhihong...

Difficulties in sustainable tourism

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

According to the U.N., 2017 is the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development,” a year dedicated to changing the ways people go about tourism. The resolution adopted on Dec. 22, 2015, is the latest in a long line of international years that bring light to specific worldwide issues,...

Students take advantage of final J term

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017

From Europe to Asia, Guilford College students spent January term all over the world. “It was fantastic in so many ways,” said senior Hannah Brewer-Jensen, who spent January term in Germany taking a course called “Alp Dreams” with Chair and Professor of Foreign Languages David Limburg. “I...

Beloved Tibetan town, study abroad site devastated by fire

Beloved Tibetan town, study abroad site devastated by fire

Eric Mortensen, Guest Writer, Chair and Associate Professor of Religious Studies

February 14, 2014

In the frigid inkiness of early morning on Jan. 11, 2014, a space heater allegedly ignited a window curtain in a hotel in the Old Town of Xianggelila — the very hotel in which Professor of Justice & Policy Studies Jerry Joplin had stayed in the spring of 2013 while directing Guilford College’s...