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

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
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...

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

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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...

CAI training inspires acceptance on campus

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

Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

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
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

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
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...

Amina Wadud exemplifies Islamic feminism, makes significant strides in research

December 5, 2014

On Tuesday, Oct. 28, Dr. Amina Wadud, Islamic feminist and scholar, gave a fascinating lecture in the Carnegie Room in Hege Library on the current debates and struggles in Islamic feminist discourse. The...

Quest for purpose: a personal profile of a Muslim seeker

Quest for purpose: a personal profile of a Muslim seeker
February 16, 2012

It is Friday afternoon at the Islamic Center of Greensboro and the parking lot is bustling as designated men moderate traffic. Footwear is discarded at the entrance. The Khutbah sermon is moments from...

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