The Guilfordian

HUG hosts Día de los Muertos festival

Navya Belavadi, News Editor

November 18, 2019

When all the excitement from Halloween died down, the Hispanos Unidos de Guilford (HUG) revived the fun by celebrating Day of the Dead, translated to Dia de Los Muertos, on Nov. 2. “Many people have the misconception that Dia de Los Muertos is another name for how Mexicans celebrate Halloween,” ...

Staff Editorial: Equality in the Oscars

Staff Editorial: Equality in the Oscars

March 16, 2018

For years, the public has criticized the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the lack of diversity in the Academy Award nominees and winners. In 2016, as a response to this critique of the awards, the Academy made a goal to double the number of women and diverse members by the year 2020....

Día de los Muertos, a way to honor the dead

Día de los Muertos, a way to honor the dead

Clare O'Conner, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016

In the United States, when a loved one dies, grievance is typically accompanied by silence and dark colors. However, in Mexico, it is quite the opposite. Every year at the beginning of November, families in Mexico celebrate the lives of those who have passed with Día de los Muertos. For the past...

HUG embraces Hispanic heritage and youth leaders

HUG embraces Hispanic heritage and youth leaders

Taylor Hallett, Staff Writer, '12

November 2, 2012

Hispanos Unidos de Guilford is showing local Latino youth to a path of leadership. On Nov. 10, the annual on-campus conference “Soy un Líder” will invite Latino youth from nearby high schools to participate in group activities. “They come here, and for the first time they get a clear message...