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Robbie Coltrane, best known for playing Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter franchise, in 2007.

‘Harry Potter’ star Robbie Coltrane passes away at 72

Kaylee Carr, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

On Oct. 9, Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who was well known for his role as Hagrid in “Harry Potter” franchise and starred in the British crime series “Cracker,” passed away at the age of 72...

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J.K. Rowling publishes new crime novel demonizing trans people

James Mitchell, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

Famed “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling wrote a new book, released Sept. 15th, and its antagonist is a serial killer whose most defining trait is… crossdressing. Entitled “Troubled Blood,”...

‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel falls short

‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel falls short

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer December 7, 2018

The true crime of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” was how it turned such a rhapsodic and emotional film franchise into something so soulless and convoluted. “Fantastic Beasts: The...

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News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor October 26, 2018

Ethiopia will soon have its first female president. Government sources confirmed to the Addis Standard news outlet on Sept 24. that Sahle-Work Zewde, an Ethiopian diplomat with years of experience as a...

Hadis Daqiq ’19 and Chloe Williams ’17 pose in front of a backdrop during the Lumos Charity Yule Ball. Organized by the Quidditch team, the event raised money for the Lumos Foundation

Quidditch team hosts charity Yule Ball

Precious Adisa, Contributing Writer February 18, 2017

“I’m just here to have fun,” said sophomore Max Shumate. Shumate dressed as a raven for the Lumos Charity Yule Ball 2017. Other characters from Hogwarts made an appearance as well. The decoration...

Conductor and music director, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, leads the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra during their performance of classical Mozart pieces this past Saturday Nov. 5.

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra marries Mozart and muggles in on campus performance

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator November 11, 2016

On a weekday night, Dana is usually only occupied by a few late-rehearsing students. Around Halloween, they are sometimes joined by a few enterprising ghost hunters. But on Nov. 3 and 5, the hall was...

The Yule Ball: a riddikulus success

Mara Stern, Staff Writer March 4, 2016

“This event was a perfect example of what happens when clubs and organizations collaborate and reach out to include broad sections of campus,” said Director of Student Leadership and Engagement Steve...

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Grab a PVC Firebolt and learn to fly like Harry

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer October 30, 2015

“Imagine if rugby and soccer had a kid together,” said junior Zachary Wolfe. “And in order to play, you had to ride a PVC pipe.” In the “Harry Potter” franchise, Quidditch is a fictional...

Staff Editorial: We must stay on our guard against bans, censorship

Editorial Board October 2, 2015

At The Guilfordian, we take the issue of censorship to heart. As a student newspaper, we are lucky enough to be free from censorship by administrators, advertisers or other holders of power, but we are...

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