The Guilfordian

Building community through storytelling

Building community through storytelling

Fernando Jiménez, Senior Photographer

April 20, 2018

Social documentary photographer Lewis Hine knew that he needed his images to elicit emotion from the audience because he knew that emotion spurs action. In order for emotions to be valid, photographs must represent authentic and genuine subjects. One non-profit organization which uses powerful photography...

Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

“When you’re an immigrant, ‘I want to be a writer’ is not something you tell your parents who basically gave up everything to come here,” said Reza Aslan, author and religious studies scholar, to a laughing audience. “I told my mom what I wanted to do with my life was write, and she said,...

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

October 27, 2017

“Every social movement begins with one person telling their story.” Kat Evasco, award-winning stand-up comedian, performing artist and writer, welcomed over 40 students from nine different states and Washington D.C. to the opening workshop of the first Define American Chapters Summit that took...