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for future of NC
BY EMERSON SANTIAGO
"It's a battle for (the public's) hearts
and minds," said Todd Warren '96 on
the recent changes to North Carolina's
public education policy. "We've already
won their hearts. Now, we need to
make sure that what the legislature and
General Assembly have already done
remains exposed so that we can address
Thankfully, Warren has experience
when it comes to defending public
education in North Carolina.
'We're building a
campaign to defend
and transform public
education ... we don't
think (it's) the best that
if could be."
Todd Warren '96
After graduating from Guilford
College, he began working with local
organizations to address issues such
as redistricting and the growing
achievement gap- Through these
organizations, Warren quickly found
himself drawn into the world of
"There was a big redistricting fight
in North Carolina around 1998," said
.Warren. "That's where 1 got involved
5;^ my first teaching job was actually in
Winston in 1999."
Even when faced with the recent
flood of changes regarding teacher
pay, per-pupil funding and private
education, Warren's commitment to
protectihg North Carolina, public
educatidh has not wavered.
He's now a important member of
a social justice caucus of the North
Carolina Association of Educators,
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Illness on campus often tied
to unhygienic living conditions
BY IAN PENNY
Online faking: how to date a
BY JAMES SHARPE
Intervi^ing the final
At last, the names have been released.
Not only that, but two have already
On Monday, March 31, after a long
and arduous process, the College
announced the names of its final three
"They understood what we were
looking for," said Associate Professor
of Music Kami Rowan, member of the
presidential search committee. "They
bring experience and passion."
Already, students have a lot of
questions for the candidates.
"I would like to know what they see
as the biggest challenges facing Guilford
and how they would address those
problems," said junior Ben Strozier.
The first candidate to visit was Jane
Fernandes, provost and vice chancellor
for academic affairs at the University of
North Carolina at Asheville. Fernandes,
huge advocate for racial justice,
worked at Gallaudet University as vice
president with hopes of promoting
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Adjunct faculty: exploited?
The Gufifordian investigates the struggles of adjunct faculty, who are
often perceived as ever-valuable yet unrecognized and underpaid for the
work that they provide the student body.