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IEC to kick off 12-week with lake celebration for Latinx Heritage Month

IEC to kick off 12-week with lake celebration for Latinx Heritage Month

Ellen Han, Guest Writer

September 12, 2019

The Intercultural Engagement Center (IEC) welcomed students back from the summer during its first meeting of the year on Friday, Aug. 30, where IEC staff revealed and discussed new initiatives to celebrate diversity at Guilford. Liz Torres Melendez, the Immigrant Student Coordinator at Guilford,...

Lakey leads workshop on nonviolent protest

Yunah Kim, News Editor

March 22, 2019

On Monday, Mar. 18, activist and sociologist George Lakey led a group of Guilford students, staff and faculty members in a workshop on nonviolent direct action. The workshop was held in the Gilmer Room of Founders Hall from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and was sponsored by Justice and Policy Studies, the...

IEC, DEI office showcase black speakers

Yunah Kim, News Editor

February 15, 2019

On Monday, Feb. 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Gilmer Room of Founders Hall, the Intercultural Engagement Center, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Office of Student Leadership and Engagement and the 2019 Black History Month Committee sponsored “Black Men Speak: A Discussion on Black...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

January 25, 2019

Super Blood Wolf Moon lights up Guilford On Sunday, Jan. 20, Guilford’s physics department presented a multimedia lecture on the topics of lunar eclipses and observing the moon, a tour of the Cline Observatory and a session for open observing. The program began at 7:30 p.m. in the Bryan Jr. Audito...

Identity Card Program used to shine light on diversity

Identity Card Program used to shine light on diversity

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2019

According to the Guilford College website, students come to Guilford from 38 different states and 16 different countries. Furthermore, students of color make up 40 percent of the campus. Diversity is one of Guilford’s seven core values, and to epitomize this, the Intercultural Engagement Center has...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

January 18, 2019

Environmental Justice Speaker Tracey Edwards visits campus On Monday, Jan. 14 in King Hall B26, Environmental Justice Speaker Tracey Edwards visited the environmental anthropology course in discussion of environmental racism and environmental justice in North Carolina. Edwards has been campaigning...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

December 7, 2018

Society of Physics Students and GSBA celebrates the end of the 2018 fall semester Guilford’s chapter of the Society of Physics Students and the Guilford Student Body Association hosted an “end-of-the-semester” and “pre-finals” party on Wednesday, Dec. 5 in the West Gallery of Founders Hall...

Trans lives threatened

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

The Obama Administration helped the transgender community make strides in the way of civil rights, but a leaked memo shows that the Trump administration may be reversing some of the progress that was made. On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from the Department of Health and Human...

DEI Office sets emphasis on inclusion

DEI Office sets emphasis on inclusion

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Guilford’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI Office) has begun a restructuring program which includes additional staffing and reorganization in an effort to bolster the campus’ initiative to create an inclusive environment. An umbrella organization, under which resides the Intercultural...