The Guilfordian

Leslie Odom Jr. sets up third Bryan Series to be a hit

Leslie Odom Jr. Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

November 10, 2017

Leslie Odom Jr.’s career exploded in 2015 when Hamilton premiered on Broadway. Combining a traditional Broadway atmosphere with hip-hop songs and a historical storyline, the show gained a massive following and won 11 Tony Awards in 2016. Odom Jr. carved out his own piece of this spotlight starring...

Boone brings together the past, present of race issues

Mathew Jones, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

Students put down their coffees and picked up their pens as William Boone began his talk titled “Race for Prophets: A Critical Conversation.” “One of my issues with academics, particularly at my institution, is that we tend to mystify all these conversations,” said Boone, an associate professor...

Beau Young Prince: started from Binford, now he’s here

Beau Young Prince: started from Binford, now he’s here

Gabe Pollak, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

Baauer, known for his meme supreme “Harlem Shake,” sat on senior Beau Young Prince’s couch. After playing with Baauer at a year opening concert earlier that night, Prince, with encouragement from friends hanging out after the gig, decided to show Baauer his “Harlem Shake” remix. “Stop...