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Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Guilford celebrates LGBTQIA students at Lavender Graduation

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

April 12, 2019

“It’s about time,” said President of Guilford College Jane Fernandes. On April 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bryan Jr. Auditorium, Guilford College held its inaugural Lavender Graduation. The Lavender Graduation celebrates graduating students from both undergraduate and graduate programs who are members...

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...

“Love, Simon” is enjoyable and important

“Love, Simon” is enjoyable and important

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2018

Art reflects our experiences. Movies tell us stories we can relate to, laugh at, cry to. Hollywood seems to have begun understanding that the audience, the very world, is not made up of only straight, cis, white people anymore. Slowly, we are getting movies that represent different identities and tell...

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

Have you ever watched a boy cry for three straight minutes, staring toward the camera, and been completely enraptured? After watching director Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me by Your Name,” I can answer that question with a firm yes. Having received numerous awards and accolades, including a nomination...

“Pariah” represents LGBTQIA community

“Pariah” represents LGBTQIA community

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

“There’s something special about seeing somebody who’s a lot like you portrayed in a film,” said Rex Welton, founder of the LGBTQIA film society OUT at the Movies, in a phone interview. Having the same mindset as Welton, Guilford’s Multicultural Education Department hosted an Oct. 5 screening...

Greensboro unites to celebrate Pride

Greensboro unites to celebrate Pride

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

September 22, 2017

A sea of rainbow flags symbolizing hope, pride and unity permeated the heart of the city of Greensboro as thousands of individuals gathered downtown to celebrate and embrace diversity. The 12th Pride event organized by the Greensboro Pride Committee and the Alternative Resources of the Triad welcomed...

Jill and Joe Biden kick off Bryan Series

Jill and Joe Biden kick off Bryan Series

Abigail Bekele, Photo Editor

September 8, 2017

Former Vice President Joe Biden and educator Dr. Jill Biden will be the first speakers of Guilford College’s annual Bryan Series. The Bidens will be speaking on Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Bidens served for eight years in the Obama Administration as the 47th Vice President...