The Guilfordian

Koppel looks to make mark on Bryan series


Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

February 16, 2018

“I don’t remember a time in my life where I didn’t want to be a reporter,” said broadcast journalist and author Ted Koppel in a phone interview with The Guilfordian. Koppel will be speaking as part of the Guilford College Bryan Series on Feb. 20 at the Greensboro Coliseum. Koppel has been...

Leslie Odom Jr. sets up third Bryan Series to be a hit

Leslie Odom Jr. Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

November 10, 2017

Leslie Odom Jr.’s career exploded in 2015 when Hamilton premiered on Broadway. Combining a traditional Broadway atmosphere with hip-hop songs and a historical storyline, the show gained a massive following and won 11 Tony Awards in 2016. Odom Jr. carved out his own piece of this spotlight starring...

Robin Givhan talks challenges as a POC journalist


Precious Adisa, Staff Writer

April 16, 2017

Robin Givhan is the Fashion critic for The Washington Post. She received her masters in journalism at University of Michigan in 1988. Her first newspaper job was with the Detroit Free Press. In 2006, Givhan was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. After working at The Washington Post for some...

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...

Logie Meachum: anything but a stereotype

Landon Fried, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

As I took a seat in the Newcomers School library, I saw an enthusiastic old man wearing a black suit with a matching black hat sharing stories with a class of elementary school students. He seemed almost ridiculous as he danced around the room to the laughter and smiles of the children. I could not help...

Question & answer with Joe Bryan Jr., chairman of the board

Victor Lopez, Senior Writer

February 28, 2013

The board of trustees meets at Guilford College every three months to make decisions about items such as tenure, finances and policy. Subcommittees of the board met this past Thursday and Friday. The full board met on Sunday. Board chairman and Greensboro philanthropist Joseph M. Bryan Jr. ’61 recently...

Q&A with Pushcart Prize nominee Mylène Dressler

Q&A with Pushcart Prize nominee Mylène Dressler

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

As I make my way into Archdale Hall, I am greeted by a tall, dark-haired, ravishing woman. Her arms coil around me as she embraces me. Her bubbly personality and radiating smile brings warmth to the room, and I find myself feeding off of her happiness. Visiting Assistant Professor of English Mylène...