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

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 and remember the deceased, writers and community members gathered to perform and listen to...

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 Department poetry slam Tuesday night in room 203 in Duke Hall. The department held the poetry s...

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...

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 Commons tutor Doug Smith introduced Ruark with his own definition of what a writer...

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, and I find myself feeding off of her happiness. Visiting Assistant Professor of English Mylène...

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 is the plot of Terry Roberts’ first novel, “A Short Time to Stay Here,” which was the focus...

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 and modest woman with an immense passion for her poetry, her teaching and her students. Beard...

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 and faculty with varying interests along the writing spectrum; belonging requires nothing more than...