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Community tours Underground Railroad

Guilford College Underground Railroad Tour

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

As the moon lights up the night sky above, John Dimrey, the first fugitive slave of Guilford County to follow the Underground Railroad, moves swiftly through the forest, silent as a mouse, on his quest to freedom. In the darkness, he searches for a smooth tree, feeling the bark against his skin. With...

Letter to the Editor: The tree remains a part of our logo

Ty Buckner, Associate Vice President Communications & Marketing, Guest Writer

February 20, 2015

In 1897, Mark Twain wrote “The report of my death was an exaggeration.” Twain wrote this in response to public confusion between a cousin’s illness and his own demise. I thought about that when I read the opinion piece about the entrance sign and College logo in the The Guilfordian on Feb. 6. The...