The Guilfordian

Goof: Faculty exclusive poetry slam leads to rally

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Pen Sniffer

March 30, 2018

Disclaimer: This story is a part of out April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian Staff and is not based in fact. Chaos erupted at the English and Creative Writing Department poetry slam Tuesday night in room 203 in Duke Hall. The department held the poetry s...

Students share insights at poetry slam

Students share insights at poetry slam

December 1, 2017

A crowd of students gathered in chairs, on pillows and along the wall. A podium stood at the front of the room made of three stacked crates. 10 students prepared to recite and perform their poetry at the Greenleaf Coffee Co-op’s annual poetry slam on Friday, Nov. 17. All of the poets performed two...

Poetry Slam gives voices to students

Poetry Slam gives voices to students

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

“I’m simply the tree that went unheard,” said first place winner Phillip Williams as he read his own work titled “Revelations” during the Poetry Slam. The event was held Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7p.m. in the Community Center Lounge. Previous Poetry Slams have been hosted by the Guilford College...

Poetry event brings our creativity on campus

Poetry event brings our creativity on campus

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Audience members were encouraged to snap instead of clap at the second poetry slam hosted by Guilford College’s Greenleaf Coffee co-op on Friday, Nov. 18 in Milner Hall. “For poetry slams, just do snaps,” said junior and Events Clerk for the Greenleaf Emma Ross. “You can do snaps even while...

Greenleaf’s poetry slam a snappy success

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

The scent of roasted coffee beans hung in the air, like the words of each poem that each poet brought to share. Snapping intertwines, showering praise beyond belief, all of this, of course, in Guilford’s own Greenleaf. Please, please, hold your snapplause. Friday April 15, the Greenleaf...