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Reading brings community together to raise money for families at the border

Writer Oswaldo Estrada, a UNC-Chapel Hill professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, reads at Scuppernong Books during the Writers for Migrant Justice event on Sept. 4.
September 12, 2019

As tensions continue to intensify along the U.S.-Mexico border, the tragedies that occur there often seem to get drowned out by the incessant arguing of politicians. In an effort to support migrant families...

Ada Limón leads campus community poetry workshop

March 30, 2018

“I am going to read 12 poems,” said poet Ada Limón. “I tell you this so that if you like what you hear, you’ll be excited to hear what’s next. And if you don’t like what you hear, you can...

“Behind the Bylines” features Richard Tsong-Taatarii

Carla Clah is a Navajo community organizer from Chicago. “I am here for my grandfather,” Clah said. She is holding a copy of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1851, a treaty ratified by the Congress of the United States government that was broken. Cannon Ball, North Dakota, 2016.// Photo courtesy of Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Copyright 2016
February 23, 2018

From reporting on the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S. to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, photojournalist Richard Tsong-Taatarii has captured a multitude of moments, each photograph made with the...

Guilford BHM kickoff event honors culture

Black History Month Kickoff event
February 16, 2018

With a kickoff event featuring cultural performances, Guilford College started off Black History Month on a high note. On Feb. 7, students, staff and faculty gathered together in Dana Auditorium to celebrate...

Students share insights at poetry slam

Guilford College Greenleaf 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’s poetry slam a snappy success

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...

Retired poet Gibbons Ruark reads and reflects

April 10, 2015

At 7 p.m. on March 1 in the Art Gallery of Hege Library, the Learning Commons, the Honors Program and The Greenleaf Review hosted “Rescue the Perishing,” a poetry reading by American poet Gibbons Ruark. Learning...

Poet weaves words for Bryan Series

March 7, 2014

“Contrary to news reports, poetry is not dead,” said poet Elizabeth Alexander. “It was reported dead, and it is not at all.” Alexander took the stage Tuesday night at the War Memorial Auditorium,...

Beard Whitlow on her award, her poetry and her process

Beard Whitlow on her award, her poetry and her process
October 26, 2012

Dana Professor of English Carolyn Beard Whitlow enjoys the reputation of being Guilford College’s Spartan taskmaster. However, beyond that reputation, Beard Whitlow is no knuckle-rapper. She is a witty...

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