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Coronavirus forces change for three-week courses

Mylène Dressler, Associate Professor of English, and fellow Associate Professor Diya Abdo had to change their planned three-week, study-abroad course to a class they titled Writing in Real Time // Photo by Maia Dery.

Reagan Bednar and Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer and News Editor

May 24, 2020

With Guilford finding itself in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, closing its campus and offering online-only classes, many three-week session classes didn’t go according to original plans. Some professors were forced to make drastic alterations in lesson plans or in some cases, cancel them all ...

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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...

Guilford celebrates Women’s History Month

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

“When women tell their stories, other women sometimes can raise their voices as well,” said Associate Professor of English Mylène Dressler. Dressler, along with other Guilford faculty members, spoke at the HERstory Month Celebration on March 15. The celebration was an interdisciplinary celebration...

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February 9, 2018

Quaker lunch teaches about core values Guilford’s core values consist of community, diversity, equality, excellence, integrity, justice and stewardship. On Thursday, Feb. 1, Guilford offered students, faculty, staff and other community members the opportunity to learn about the origins of the Co...

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October 6, 2017

NFL Controversy Campus Discussion On Thursday, Sept. 28, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Brothers Doing Positive hosted a campus dialogue centered around the recent NFL controversy. The event was planned in light of the many NFL players, coaches and executives taking a knee during...

Mylène Dressler debuts new novel at Scuppernong

Mylène Dressler, Associate Professor of English, and fellow Associate Professor Diya Abdo had to change their planned three-week, study-abroad course to a class they titled Writing in Real Time // Photo by Maia Dery.

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

September 15, 2017

On Friday, Sept. 8, Assistant Professor of English Mylène Dressler launched her first supernatural book. “The Last to See Me” was released on Sept. 5 and is already receiving praise from many authors and readers online. The book’s launch party was held at Scuppernong Books in downtown Greensboro....

Professor Mylène Dressler will celebrate release of her new novel with students and community

Mylène Dressler, Associate Professor of English, and fellow Associate Professor Diya Abdo had to change their planned three-week, study-abroad course to a class they titled Writing in Real Time // Photo by Maia Dery.

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 8, 2017

Six years ago, Associate Professor of English Mylène Dressler was traveling along the Pacific Coast Highway in California when she came up with the idea for her new novel, “The Last To See Me,” which was released Tuesday, Sept. 5. That same day, she thought of two other elements of the story:...

Women’s strike success in GSO, nationally

Supporters and allies of the Black Lives Matter movement collect money for queer and trans women of color during the “A Day
Without Women” protest that took place on Wednesday, March 8, in Greensboro, North Carolina. // Photo courtesy of Valeria Sosa

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2017

The streets of New York flood with women and femmes. Businesses shut down for the day. Schools closed in places like Maryland and North Carolina. It is March 8, International Women’s Day, and women are taking part in “A Day Without a Woman” strike. “I think it’s always an important day,...

Mylène Dressler reveals details about her latest novel

Mylène Dressler reveals details about her latest novel

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Mylène Dressler’s novel, “The Last to See Me,” will be published in 2017. I sat down with Dressler to ask her about her book. Question: You cite your family as a major influence on your early interest in writing. Were there other significant...