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1;^ BY EMILY CURRIE
i? i Staff Writer
A mechanical bull. A dunking booth. Line
dancing. Face painting. Funnel cakes. Inflatables.
Music. Laughter. Spring has finally sprung.
On April 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the CCE
Student Government Association hosted its
annual Spring Fling celebration. It was a day to let
your hair down, exhale and have some fun. This
has been a Guilford tradition since 2002.
Fingers were crossed that the cloudy sky would
hold its rain until the event was finished. CCE
students with children in tow, traditional students,
faculty and staff alike shared in camaraderie.
See spring FLING I Page 7
Second annual LGBTQQA symposium held on campus
BY JAMIE LUCKHAUS
"Guilford is known for being the go-to-class-without-
shoes, granola-eating liberal institution," said senior and
Lead Student Organizer Beatrice Franklin while sipping a
Coke. She is in desperate need of caffeine after preparing
all day for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer,
Questioning and Allies Symposium in the Bayard Rustin
"We have the core values that we like to talk about... but
sometimes because of that, we get this idea that we don't
have to address issues of racism or sexism or homophobia,
and that's a problem," said Franklin.
These issues were among the many topics covered at
the second annual LGBTQQA Symposium held April 27,
sponsored by the Bayard Rustin Center.
The event addressed the roles the LGBTQQA community
has in social justice movements and how these movements
are important for liberation.
"(Queer liberation) helps us understand our masculinity,
our femininity and what those words actually mean, and
See SYMPOSIUM I Page 2
This semester’s Vagina
Autism Awareness Part II
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
NEWS I BIKE SAFETY | Page 2
W&N I INDIA’S RAPE CULTURE | Page 6
FEATURES | GREEN GUIDE | Page 8
OPINION I CONFESSIONS I Page 9