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Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

February 15, 2019

Lunch with the Provost discusses changes and strategies On Monday, Feb. 11, Guilford students joined Provost Frank Boyd in the Atrium of Founders Hall for lunch and conversation in the cafeteria. The lunch discussion was held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and covered a range of topics concerning the c...

Community shares service experiences

Community shares service experiences

Ethan Santana, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

For the past 20 years at Guilford the Bonner Scholars, have dedicated thousands of hours toward serving their local communities and addressing issues such as refugee support, environmental sustainability and food security. On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Bonner Center hosted a Community Service Conference...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

April 6, 2018

Mylène Dressler wins book award Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Mylène Dressler is the 2018 winner of the is Book Pipeline award for her latest novel, “The Last To See Me.” The Book Pipeline award is a $10,000 prize intended to get winning books on the fast track to film a...

All Black Everything symposium inspires attendees

All Black Everything symposium inspires attendees

Fernando Jiménez, Senior Photographer

March 16, 2018

Members of the Guilford community and over 60 James B. Dudley High School students attended the All Black Everything Symposium and Africana Change Jr. Summit on Wednesday Feb. 28 at Hege Library. The event was organized by the Multicultural Education Department in collaboration with the Black Histo...

Guilford BHM kickoff event honors culture

Guilford BHM kickoff event honors culture

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

With a kickoff event featuring cultural performances, Guilford College started off Black History Month on a high note. On Feb. 7, students, staff and faculty gathered together in Dana Auditorium to celebrate the richness, resilience and diversity of black culture. “I mean, it’s Black History Month,...

Students fight food insecurity in Quaker Cupboard program

Students fight food insecurity in Quaker Cupboard program

Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

In a study done by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness in 2016, 48 percent of college students reported having food insecurity in the past month. As demonstrated in this study, many students are victims of food insecurity across the United States, and Guilford College students...

Professors discuss celebration of history at panel

Professors discuss celebration of history at panel

Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Guilford College hosted a panel entitled “Race, Commemoration, and Politics of the Past,” which focused on the differences between honoring the past and being aware of what happened. Panelists told anecdotes of being raised to revere Confederate soldiers, settlers and other...

The class of 2021 worked hard before the start of the school year at Guilford

The class of 2021 worked hard before the start of the school year at Guilford

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

September 8, 2017

370 students. 18 volunteer sites. Five hours. During Guilford College’s fourth annual Day of Service, the school logged over 1,110 service hours. All first-year Guilford students participated in the event, volunteering with their First Year Experience and First Year Seminar classes. Service projects...

James Shields steps up as interim MED head

James Shields steps up as interim MED head

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

April 7, 2017

The Multicultural Education Department is getting an upgrade, even as it loses a director — the latest in a string of departures. In an email to the community on March 27, President Jane Fernandes announced that the MED director is now a part of the senior team. But that position has been vacated...