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Dr. Massey highlights lobbying politicians

Part-time Lecturer for Religious Studies Dr. Frank Massey Lobbying U.S. Congress on Peace and Justice

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, Part-Time Lecturer for Religious Studies Dr. Frank Massey spoke at the Hege Library Experimental Classroom to inform students about lobbying the U.S. Congress for peace and justice in “Lobbying the U.S. Congress for Peace, Justice and Earth: The Friends Committee on National Legislation.”...

Art exhibit showcases work of the AFSC

The American Friends Service Committee has an exhibit in Hege Library, titled Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action, is open through November 5, 2017. Photo courtesy the American Friends Service Committee

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

September 15, 2017

Since 1917, the American Friends Service Committee has been working to encourage peace through activism, awareness and community support. Guilford College is currently displaying the interactive exhibit “Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action” in the Hege Library Art Gallery. The show celebrates the...

Peace week brings community together

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015

Have you ever wondered why humans go to war, why we only care about our own survival and disregard the state of others or why humans just cannot be peaceful? These are some questions that the Peace & Conflict Studies Department and the Conflict Resolution Resource Center hoped to have you think...

Students use spring break to volunteer, learn about race issues

Students use spring break to volunteer, learn about race issues

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

There is no happiness like spring break. A week of no classes and homework comes as a relief to almost anyone. Spring break is an opportunity to have fun, but at Guilford College it is also a chance to learn and explore. Over this year’s spring break, Guilford students pursued a variety of opportunities....

Syrian chemical weapons issue may resolve peacefully

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013

On Sept. 15, the U.S. and Russia agreed on a framework for the removal of chemical weapons in Syria. Global attention surrounded Syria on Aug. 21, when a chemical weapon attack outside Damascus resulted in more than 1,400 casualties. The U.S. accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime...

Obama visits Israel and speaks of peace in the Middle East

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

During the 2012 election, Hussein Ibish of the American Task Force on Palestine described the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as “an issue (that has) fallen off the map of U.S. foreign policy attention.” Recently however, President Barack Obama made his first trip as president to Israel where he...