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Resettling in Greensboro: Glimpses into the lives of refugees

Mohamed Togol, Staff Writer January 3, 2020

Author’s note: This project, a photo essay completed for the Fall 2019 Guilfordian Practicum course, is aimed at raising awareness about the living conditions of refugees who resettle in the Greensboro...

Professor Diya Abdo receives Ehrlich Award

Ayesha Tahirkheli, Staff Writer November 11, 2019

Diya Abdo, associate professor of English at Guilford, was awarded the 2019 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. The Ehrlich award was presented by Campus Compact, an organization of over 1,000...

Guilford College Opportunities Fair 2018

Opportunities Fair connects students

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer April 13, 2018

Employers, graduate schools, organizations, internship hosts and alumni filled the Carnegie Room in Hege Library for the Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, April 4. The fair is held every year to give students...

Rohingya face difficulty in Myanmar

Juliana Avery and Tibaria Alnouri April 6, 2018

The Rohingya are an ethnic minority, the majority of which are Muslim. They primarily reside in the Rakhine state of western Myanmar. The state of Myanmar reflects the larger ethnic Burmese attitude that...

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Guilford College News in Brief

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor March 23, 2018

Quaker House presents “This Evil Thing” On Friday, March 16, in Sternberger Auditorium the Quaker House presented the one-man show, “This Evil Thing,” written and performed by playwright and...

Newcomers School welcomes new students

Greensboro school welcomes 320 students new to the U.S.

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor November 10, 2017

It’s a routine that began at the start of the academic year in August. Abu Zaeem, the principal of Doris Henderson Newcomers School, stands at the entrance of the school everyday to greet around 300...

News in Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor December 4, 2015

China Beijing is experiencing an “orange level” alert, meaning the amount of smog is so high that all major factories must be required to either shut down or reduce pollution. Over the past few...

Campus support for refugees strong, but could still improve

José Oliva, Staff Writer October 23, 2015
In contrast to the synergy found off campus, Guilford lacks effectiveness on campus when serving refugees.

Every campus a refuge: embodying our values

Diya Abdo, Guest Writer October 2, 2015

The refugee crisis is a perpetual crisis. As long as there has been conflict, there have been refugees. I myself am the child of refugees, their first, born in a country right across the river from the...

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