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2019-2020 Bryan Series speakers announced

Yunah Kim, News Editor

March 15, 2019

The Bryan Series team is preparing for the 2019-2020 speaker series season and has announced the lineup of five speakers that are scheduled to speak in the upcoming season. The announcement was made by Associate VP for Alumni and Constituent Relations Ty Buckner at the end of the last Bryan Series...

Dr. Paul Farmer speaks as part of Guilford College’s Bryan Series

Dr. Paul Farmer speaks as part of Guilford College’s Bryan Series

Yunah Kim, News Editor

February 22, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Chief Strategist and Co-Founder of Partners in Health (PIH) Dr. Paul Farmer spoke at the first 2019 installment of the Guilford Bryan Series at the Greensboro Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. PIH is an international nonprofit organization that has provided health care services since 1987,...

Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2018

“We seek to find ways for people who disagree or have very different views to stay in the room together and try and find some commonality” said Jane Fernandes, president of Guilford College. “These are two men have been working on that, and hopefully they will show us how to do it.” The aforementioned...

Journalist Ted Koppel leads talk at Bryan Series

Journalist Ted Koppel leads talk at Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

February 23, 2018

Telling jokes, personal stories and hard truths, broadcast journalist and author Ted Koppel spoke to the audience of the Guilford Bryan Series on Feb. 20 at the Greensboro Coliseum. “Ted is one of the most trusted and revered voices on current events and issues of global importance,” said President...

Koppel looks to make mark on Bryan series

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. sets up third Bryan Series to be a hit

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...

Lisa Genova uses novels to educate on neurological disorders

Lisa Genova uses novels to educate on neurological disorders

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

October 27, 2017

Entertaining a captivated audience, Lisa Genova spoke about the many challenges and accomplishments she faced in her career shift from a neuroscientist to an award-winning author. For the second Bryan Series speaker this semester, Genova spoke at the Greensboro Coliseum, covering topics from her grandmother’s...

Bryan Series starts off with Jill and Joe Biden at the Coliseum

Bryan Series starts off with Jill and Joe Biden at the Coliseum

Mae Wood, Abigail Bekele, and Beatriz Caldas

September 22, 2017

“The greatest sin anyone can commit is the abuse of power, and the greatest abuse of power is segregation,” said Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States, at the Greensboro Coliseum last Sunday. On Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m., Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden, a career educator and n...