Jane's Friendly View

A Tax Bill Students Can’t Afford

Making higher education affordable and accessible to all should always be a national priority. But a dangerous tax bill looming in Washington ignores that imperative by dealing a severe economic blow…

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What #metoo Compels Us to Do

There is no end to disturbing revelations about sexual assault and harassment at the hands of influential men. What has simmered unchecked as a too-often hidden or trivialized societal malady for…

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Moore Book Lessons

Seemingly every week we are confronted with increasingly painful illustrations of the violent hatred, systemic racism and oppression that persist in America. Just check your morning news feeds…

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We Must Respond With Love

This week’s Unity March at Guilford College represents just one small step on what remains a long, difficult journey to create greater equality, justice, peace and togetherness in America. Our…

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EMF at Guilford: Flying High at 56!

Read more from Jane's Friendly View and subscribe to receive email notifications about new posts. When I was a young girl, every day when I came home from school, my mother asked, “Jane,…

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Power in Proximity

Many of you are familiar with the powerful story of Bryan Stevenson and all he has achieved as a groundbreaking champion for justice. Relentlessly challenging bias and inequalities in the criminal…

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Moving from Safe to Brave

When I was a young girl, my mother sent me to the corner drugstore to see if I could make a purchase without anyone knowing I couldn’t hear. You see, my mom believed that being able to pass as…

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Student-Inspired Hope for 2017

As we enter this new year with all our hopes and trepidations, I am heartened and inspired by the current generation of Guilford College students leading us into the future. I marvel not only at…

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Sí Se Puede!

I was thrilled to be part of the 10th Annual Soy Un Lìder (I am a Leader) conference at Guilford College this past weekend. We welcomed more than 300 Latinx and international students to campus,…

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