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Staff Editorial: The true history of Thanksgiving

November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving has been portrayed as a celebration of peace and cooperation between the Native Americans and white settlers, but is that perspective honest? In recent years, many publications have begun...

Quakerism in the Guilford woods: past and present

Quakerism in the Guilford woods: past and present

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer October 12, 2019

When asked about the Guilford woods, students appear to have a variety of opinionated responses. Many complain about the bugs, the walk or the heat. Others love the serenity or appreciate the dense history...

First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving’s sad facts

Lana Heltzel, Executive Copy Editor November 30, 2018

The story told about Thanksgiving in most American schools is quite idyllic. Native Americans and Pilgrims gathered to celebrate overcoming their mutual hardships by partaking in a lively harvest festival...

Professors discuss meaning of Labor Day

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor September 7, 2018

“So, what exactly is the rest of the country celebrating?” asked Professor of Economics Bob Williams. “What is it about Labor Day? I get Thanksgiving, I get why we’re celebrating the Fourth of...

Guilford celebrates Women’s History Month

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer March 23, 2018

“When women tell their stories, other women sometimes can raise their voices as well,” said Associate Professor of English Mylène Dressler. Dressler, along with other Guilford faculty members,...

“Black Panther” is one of Marvel’s finest

Nakiya Parker, Staff Writer February 23, 2018

The anticipation for this movie was like no other. With film predecessors such as “Hancock,” “Catwoman” and “Steel,” “Black Panther” released at a prominent time for people of color in...

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Google Arts & Culture provides new frontier for art

Ridge Ren, Staff Writer February 2, 2018

With exhibitions from “The Famous Faces of African Heritage House” to “Zoom into Rembrandt,” the Google Arts & Culture app covers the gambit on visual arts and cultural artifacts from around...

Reza Aslan answers an audience member’s question at the Bryan Series in Dana Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.//Photo by Abigail Bekele/The Guilfordian

Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer February 2, 2018

“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,...

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Student talks “Zimbo Revolution”

Shami Chideya, Staff Writer December 1, 2017

I knew change was in the air when my family’s WhatsApp chat started to blow up and wouldn’t cease for days. What BBC and other western news outlets call a “coup”, much of the Zimbabwean people...

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