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a®»ifuME 99, Issue 3
Guilford lives up
to the hype: we
COLLEGE RECOGNIZED IN
BOOK EVERY YEAR SINCE
FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1996
BY BRYAN DOOLEY ■
We all know Guilford changes lives.
Now we have proof.
Guilford has made the fourth edition
of "Colleges That Change Lives: 40
Schools That Will Change the Way You
Think About Colleges." The college has
appeared in the book every year since the
initial publishing in 1996.
According to senior Kim Weimeier, this
is a list that matters. This school does not
just push students academically but is a
"life lessons" sort of place.
"We are forced to grow as people, not
just as students," Kleimeier said. "The
biggest change I've noticed in myself is
that I am so much more sure of myself and
who I am and what I'm doing."
Kleimeier feels she has become a mpch
more well-rounded and confident person
since her first year.
"How I thought about things (then)
and how I see them now, are so different,"
she said. "I always thought I was open-
minded, but I've become even more
open-minded and accepting just being at
Guilford and having the experiences that
Senior Lily Wotkyns found that
surrounding herself with people from
diverse backgrounds has had a strong
impact on her.
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J-term fair displays wealth of local
options and study abroad programs
INAUGURAL J-TERM WILL
ALLOW INTERESTING NEW
BY ALLISON DEBUSK
Walking the streets of Montpellier,
. France., Performing at the International
Fringe Festival, the largest cultural event
in the world. Living on a yacht in the
Sound like a dream vacation? These
are some of the opportunities available
to students during this year's inaugural
January term. The J-term fair, held Sept.
5, exhibited all the exciting options for
both internships and studying abroad.
This will be an opportunity for students
to engage in learning experiences that are
unavailable during traditional semesters.
This year's opportunities include study-
away projects, on-campus seminars.
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W & N I THE AFRICA EXPRESS | Page 6
FEATURES \ YACHTING CLUB | Page 8
OPINION I YELLOW DOG | Page 9
SPORTS I NEW ATHLETICS STAFF | Page I