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Yunah Kim, News Editor

November 2, 2018

Dr. Buffie Longmire-Avital presents findings on intersectional identities among Black gay men On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Associate Professor of Psychology and African American Studies at Elon University Dr. Buffie Longmire-Avital presented the results of her qualitative research on how the experiences ...

Research shows how roller coasters may help pass kidney stones

Ashton Mckenzie, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Famous Disney World roller coaster, Big Thunder Mountain, made headlines on Sept. 14 after a study was done linking the ride to the passing of kidney stones. The study won the Ig Nobel Prize awarded to ten notable scientific achievements every autumn. Research began several years ago when a patient...

Hege Library serves as host for GUS

Guilford College Undergraduate Symposium 2018

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Eight hours. Over 60 presentations and performances. One building. The 2018 Guilford Undergraduate Symposium, an annual event that allows Guilford students to share their academic works with the community, was held on Wednesday, April 18. The symposium was co-sponsored by Guilford Friends of the Library. For...

Alumna brings legends of Guilford’s tree

Minnette Coleman Book Signing

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

November 10, 2017

“Head up, chest out, that’s how they all look. Just like they won the world instead of it owning them,” read Minnette Coleman during a signing of her new book, “The Tree: A Journey to Freedom,” on Nov. 3. Coleman graduated from Guilford College in 1973. She was one of the first African-Americans...

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Margot Lee Shetterly (left), talks to Lea E. Williams (right) about her book, “Hidden Figures.” The event is part of the One City, One Book program put on by the Greensboro Public Library every two years. //Photo By Andrew Walker 2017/ The Guilfordian

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

“It just kept grabbing me,” said author Margot Lee Shetterly of writing “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” “Every clue led to something else and made me more curious. So in a sense, I had to finish it...

The importance of telling untold narratives

The importance of telling untold narratives

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

How do you sum up a life in 27 minutes? It’s impossible. Lives are built up of too many stories to condense them all into a singular narrative. Then how do you choose which story to tell? You pick a person. You research them. You realize that no one is the measure of what the general public considers...

Students to present at annual symposium

Rachel Henley, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

From aggressive lemurs to Queen Marie of Romania, the Guilford Undergraduate Symposium features a broad range of topics. The eighth annual Guilford Undergraduate Symposium will take place on April 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the symposium, many Guilford College students from multiple disciplines...

Guilford sticks with sustainability, (again) placed in Princeton’s “Green Guide”

Olivia Neal, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

How often do you think about the future of the planet? Guilford, apparently, gives it a good thought. Environmentalism and sustainability are fundamental values here. The campus, staff and students are all encouraged to be as green as possible, which is why it’s no surprise that Guilford was...

A journey into the Undergraduate Symposium

A journey into the Undergraduate Symposium

Justyn Melrose, Staff Writer

March 16, 2012

Just when you thought it was safe to go to the Guilford Undergraduate Symposium, GUS 2012 arrived with more zombies, fairy tales and child-eating allegories than ever before. Described as “a perfect incubator for ideas and designs” by organizer and co-founder Melanie Lee-Brown, associate professor...