The Pride lost 63-7 against the Brevard College Tornadoes on September 16 with the bright spot being Markez Brown finding the end zone on the final drive to avoid the shutout.
For the past several years, all of the institutions in USA South have participated in Cans Across Conference. The event was started up by the USA South Athletic Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) back in 2004.
On September 19, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City, killing more than 230 people. This was not the only earthquake to have hit the city. In 1985, an earthquake hit Mexico City with a magnitude of 8.1 that killed at least 10,000 people.
On Sept. 22, Ms. Cathyrn Bennett, the Director of International Programs at Greensboro College, presented the first Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation Colloquium of the 2017-18 school year to the students, faculty and staff of Greensboro College and others from the Greensboro community. This presentation, titled “Peaks and Valleys: Learning and Unlearning Culture,” marked the first Colloquium in the series’ new venue, the Campbell Lyceum, located on the first floor of Proctor Hall West.
Paulina Frank, a foreign exchange student from Germany, is attending Greensboro College this fall semester. Frank usually lives near Stuttgart, which is a city in the southern part of Germany, and studies at the University of Education in Ludwigsburg, but this fall she is living and learning at Greensboro College.
Kevan Chandler was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and, because of this, is wheelchair bound. He has never walked, run or been taller than anyone, but, he has backpacked across Europe. Chandler was able to explore Europe with the help of seven friends, support from online donators and a retrofitted backpack that he was carried in during his trip in place of his usual wheelchair.
In September 2014, the world was met with “Destiny,” Bungie’s first new franchise since “Halo.” It released to a mixed bag of reviews, some lauding its tight gunplay, stunning visuals and potential for hours and hours of loot-grinding, while others felt it failed to live up to its sky-high potential, only delivering a shell of a story and not including enough content at launch to keep a large audience hooked.
Downtown Greensboro hosted the National Folk Festival for its third con-
secutive year nearly two weeks ago, September 8-10. This is the last year Greensboro will host the national event, as the festival travels every three years to a new city. Next year, the festival will take place in Salisbury, Md.
In the early morning on Sept. 10, the Category 5 Hurricane Irma made landfall in the United States, first hitting the Florida Keys.
On Sept. 9, Winston-Salem’s 13th annual Bookmarks Festival hosted an event with famed sports reporter and author John Feinstein. The Bookmarks book store hosts this free yearly event in Downtown Winston-Salem and invites authors from many genres to give speeches, be on panel discussions and participate in book signings.