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Mylène Dressler, Associate Professor of English, and fellow Associate Professor Diya Abdo had to change their planned three-week, study-abroad course to a class they titled Writing in Real Time // Photo by Maia Dery.

Coronavirus forces change for three-week courses

Reagan Bednar and Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer and News Editor May 24, 2020

With Guilford finding itself in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, closing its campus and offering online-only classes, many three-week session classes didn’t go according to original plans. Some...

Writer Oswaldo Estrada, a UNC-Chapel Hill professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, reads at Scuppernong Books during the Writers for Migrant Justice event on Sept. 4.

Reading brings community together to raise money for families at the border

Alesha Garcia and Ellen Han September 12, 2019

As tensions continue to intensify along the U.S.-Mexico border, the tragedies that occur there often seem to get drowned out by the incessant arguing of politicians. In an effort to support migrant families...

Goof: Faculty exclusive poetry slam leads to rally

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Pen Sniffer March 30, 2018

Disclaimer: This story is a part of out April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian Staff and is not based in fact. Chaos erupted at the English and Creative Writing...

Lisa Genova, author of “Still Alice,” signs copies of her book at the Q&A session held in the Carnegie Room in Hege Library on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017.// Photo by Julia Martins de Sa/The Guilfordian

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...

Retired poet Gibbons Ruark reads and reflects

Lesly Vasquez, Staff Writer April 10, 2015

At 7 p.m. on March 1 in the Art Gallery of Hege Library, the Learning Commons, the Honors Program and The Greenleaf Review hosted “Rescue the Perishing,” a poetry reading by American poet Gibbons Ruark. Learning...

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,...

Author Terry Roberts speaks on crafting first novel

Author Terry Roberts speaks on crafting first novel

Allison DeBusk, Staff Writer November 30, 2012

It’s 1917. At a luxurious resort in the North Carolina mountains, local townspeople watch over imprisoned Germans while the hotel manager falls in love with a married woman from New York City. This...

Beard Whitlow on her award, her poetry and her process

Beard Whitlow on her award, her poetry and her process

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer October 26, 2012

Dana Professor of English Carolyn Beard Whitlow enjoys the reputation of being Guilford College’s Spartan taskmaster. However, beyond that reputation, Beard Whitlow is no knuckle-rapper. She is a witty...

Writing group provides outlet for creativity, encouragement

Writing group provides outlet for creativity, encouragement

Chassidy Crump, Guest Writer September 28, 2012

Lovers of the written word converge in Duke 103 each week to create, critique and discuss their process and help one another on their writing journey. The Guilford Writing Group is a community of students...

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