The Guilfordian

Television needs to normalize disability

Annie Fulwood, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

Take a moment to recall your favorite TV characters. Maybe, if you’re the age of my father, it’s Fred Flintstone. Or if you’re a suburban mother, it’s Olivia Pope, PR extraordinaire. If you’re 20 and majoring in pre-med, it might be Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd. And now try to recall how...

VMAs start conversations about diversity

Beatriz Caldas, Diversity & Social Justice Coordinator

September 18, 2015

That celebrities love to argue on social media is nothing new, but when they raise interesting questions and concerns about our society, we should listen. On July 21, MTV released the nominees for their Video Music Awards. Not everyone thought they did a good job with diversity. “If I was a different...