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During the month of Ramadan, an iftar meal, like the one pictured here, is eaten to break the fast once the sun sets.

Recognizing Ramadan

Conrad Boone, Staff Writer April 9, 2023

Ramadan, which means “burning heat,” is a month-long holiday observed by Muslims since the seventh century. Many celebrate it through selfless deeds, prayer and fasting, typically from sunrise to sundown....

The 2022 FIFA World Cup has been shrouded in political and philosophical debate as people all over the world head into a very Muslim nation.

An unpopular opinion on justice and hypocrisy

Samreen Ahmed, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

The West has a habit of focusing on the negative aspects of nations with different belief systems. Instead of acknowledging shortcomings and strengths alike, controversies and scandals take over Western...

Guilford College students excited for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Bryan Series event

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer October 29, 2018

NBA legend, NY Times best-selling author, and activist are just a few things that describe the second Bryan Series speaker of the academic year. The 7-foot-2-inch NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar...

“Qu’Allah” a great kickoff to French festival

“Qu’Allah” a great kickoff to French festival

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor March 30, 2018

A black and white film that tells a complex story. Though not a common pairing, director Abd Al Malik made it work in his film about his own life, “Qu’Allah bénisse la France!” “Qu’Allah...

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Guilford releases the lineup for the 2018-2019 Bryan Series event

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer March 16, 2018

The 2018-19 Bryan Series will feature a number of well-known politicians, athletes and doctors, beginning with a two-person lecture from Karl Rove and David Axelrod, former high-level advisors from both...

Attendees of the Communities Against Islamophobia event pose for a picture on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.//Photo by Abigail Abantohollans/The Guilfordian

CAI training inspires acceptance on campus

Abigail AbantoHollans and Yunah Kim February 2, 2018

A table filled with stickers, posters and pamphlets supporting sanctuary greeted attendees as they entered the Communities Against Islamophobia training session. Communities Against Islamophobia was...

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Eric Mortensen presented Reza Aslan’s profile and works with over 50 individuals in the Carnegie Room of Hege Library on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.//Photo By Fernando Jiménez/ The Guilfordian

Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor January 26, 2018

A room of students, faculty, community members and members of the Friends of the Library watched Associate Professor of Religious Studies Eric Mortensen as he presented on the works, goals and controversy...

We must dwell more in discomfort

Diya Abdo November 20, 2015

The student protest on Thursday was deeply uncomfortable. And while we are not short on intense experiences at Guilford, these usually have a different tone and a different ending. Even the most difficult...

Chapel Hill shooting sparks outrage

Chapel Hill shooting sparks outrage

Allison Stalberg, Staff Writer February 27, 2015

On Feb. 10, just an hour away from Guilford College, the city of Chapel Hill was rocked by a devastating tragedy. Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21, and her sister, 19-year-old Razan...

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