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Hopes and concerns with Supreme Court’s review of atrocious “Remain in Mexico” policy

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October 30, 2020

Over the four years of his tumultuous reign over the United States, Donald Trump and his administration have made a plethora of controversial decisions regarding Hispanic immigrants. Among a laundry...

Author Heide Castañeda presents narrative on mixed families living along the border

Attentive audience members listen to Castañeda as she presents her findings about mixed families.
April 7, 2020

Guilford College is a campus with a wide range of students that come from different backgrounds and the diversity is very notorious. Many of the students are enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Guilford announces support of DACA

November 5, 2019

On Oct. 8, Guilford College and 165 other colleges gathered in an amicus brief in support of DACA, which provides protection for undocumented students. The president of Guilford College, Jane Fernandes,...

Guilford College News in Brief

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March 16, 2018

Black Student Union hosts N-word discussion As one of Guilford’s final events in celebration of Black History Month, on Feb. 26 the Black Student Union hosted a presentation and discussion about both...

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Jane Fernandes and Hector Rivera Suarez  with members of the Presidents’ Alliance for Higher Education and Immigration and students in Washington, D.C. //Photo Courtesy of Jane Fernandes
February 9, 2018

On Dec. 12, 2017, Guilford College President Jane Fernandes joined over two dozen other college presidents from around the country to create the Presidents’ Alliance for Higher Education and Immigration. The...

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Student Senate President Hector Rivera Suarez poses for a photo in front of Founders Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2017.//Photo by Julia Martins de Sa/The Guilfordian
January 26, 2018

Feb. 14, 1997. Guilford College’s Student Community Senate President Hector Rivera Suarez was born to loving parents in Veracruz, Mexico late at night on Valentine’s Day. Suarez lived with his parents...

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change
October 27, 2017

“Every social movement begins with one person telling their story.” Kat Evasco, award-winning stand-up comedian, performing artist and writer, welcomed over 40 students from nine different states...

HUG honors Latinx Heritage Month, talks DACA

The annual Latinx Banquet took place on thurs. Sept. 26, 2017 in the Carnegie room at Hege library. During the opening speech Irving Zavaleta Jimenez ‘08 quoted Cesar Chavez, “This fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people” which left an impact on the attendees of the banquet. The event was filled with music, food, information about the Latinx culture and ongoing conversations around DACA. // Photo by Fernando Jiménez/The Guilfordian
October 6, 2017

“Right now, many communities of color are suffering, and the Latinx community is no exception,” said Irving Zavaleta Jimenez ’08 during his welcoming speech. “This banquet could not come any sooner....

ECAR welcomes new refugees and trainees

September 29, 2017

18 trainees. Five refugees. One campus. It’s been a busy week for Every Campus a Refuge to say the least. On Saturday, Sept. 23, 18 students, staff members, faculty and alumni participated in a...

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