Caleb Amstutz, Staff Writer
October 30, 2015
On Oct. 25, the culture and history of the Montagnard people, our allies in the Vietnam War, was formally recognized on Guilford College’s campus.
This celebration was designed to teach the Guilford community about this important refugee group found largely in North Carolina.
The ceremony included a screening of the film “This Is My Home Now,” which followed the lives of four Montagnard young adults living in the United States.
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Nicholas Carratu, Staff Writer
October 23, 2015
Sometimes, the meat-and-potatoes of your existence is not food. It is extra socks, empty water bottles and a beat-up flip phone with just a few minutes of air time left.
For G, whose name has been abbreviated, and the other 900 individuals who currently identify as homeless in Guilford County, this is just reality.
“I’ve been here on West Wendover Avenue for 10 years and sober for 12,” G said, holding a cardboard sign that simply reads “homeless sober vet.”
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José Oliva, Staff Writer
October 2, 2015
According to “Funders and Founders,” we each meet about 800,000 people during an average lifetime of 78.3 years.
From that large number, only a small group will impact our lives. They will change the way we see the world and our role in it.
In my personal experience, that small group has consisted of Guilfordians. They are students, staff, faculty and alumni from Guilford College who have a passion for changing the world.
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