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Newly elected President Joe Biden signs an executive order on Jan. 25, 2021.

Biden dives into work during his first week

Juliana Hubbard, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

After his inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20, President Joe Biden wasted no time getting to work, signing 17 executive orders on his first day, many of which will directly impact our community. According...

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

Francisco Montenegro, Opinion Editor 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...

Attentive audience members listen to Castañeda as she presents her findings about mixed families.

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

Laura Quiceno, Staff Writer 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

Annie Vo, Staff Writer 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,...

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Guilford College News in Brief

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor 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...

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

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Roman Raies, Staff Writer 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...

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

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor 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

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor 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...

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

HUG honors Latinx Heritage Month, talks DACA

Fernando Jiménez, Managing Editor 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....

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