National Book Festival Coming to Town

From Friday, May 18, to Sunday, May 20, Greensboro will host a national book event called Greensboro Bound: A Literary Festival. The three-day festival will be the culminating event of the year-long initiative, Greensboro Bound, which has included discussions and book signings by local and national authors. The organizers of the festival intend to make it an annual event. The festival will include speeches, workshops, panel discussions, … Continue reading National Book Festival Coming to Town

Nightlife in Downtown Greensboro

The bright yellow lights stating “The Zone”  lights up the whole sidewalk. The small brick building seems to always catch my attention riding through Downtown Greensboro. ‘The Zone Sports bar and Grill’ located on 221 South Elm St in Downtown Greensboro just two to three blocks away from Greensboro College The Zone is full-service sports bar; it offers a variety of food such as wings, … Continue reading Nightlife in Downtown Greensboro

Protesters Defend DACA

On September 7, dozens of people gathered at the Fountain View steps of University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) to protest Trump’s decision to overturn DACA, which will strip away the opportunity to remain in the U.S. from approximately 800,000 young people. The people marched through campus carrying signs that supported the protection of thousands of “dreamers” under this program… Continue reading Protesters Defend DACA

National Folk Festival Returns to Greensboro

The National Folk Festival is returning to Greensboro for its third and final year. This year’s gathering marks the 77th year of the festival’s cherished history. In 2016, nearly 140,000 people attended the event, and speculation points to an even larger turnout this year. The event runs from September 8 through the 10 and aims to celebrate American culture and heritage in all of its rich and diverse forms, all free of charge. Continue reading National Folk Festival Returns to Greensboro

Threat of Another March Looms Over Greensboro, While Threat of the KKK Spreads Across the Nation

In 1979, the Communist Workers’ Party held a march in Greensboro to protest the Ku Klux Klan. Shortly after the march began, 40 Klan members showed up in retaliation and after agitation from both sides, shots were fired by both sides. Five died that day. In the weeks following the attack, people all over the country were left asking why it had become so deadly. Continue reading Threat of Another March Looms Over Greensboro, While Threat of the KKK Spreads Across the Nation