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HUG wins awards at Latinx student conference

HUG wins awards at Latinx student conference

Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

As Guilford’s 2018-19 school year was coming to end, Hispanos Unidos de Guilford  (HUG) members were celebrating two awards the club received at the 2019 Southeastern LatinX Student Leadership Conference (SL-SLC), held April 12-14 at Western Carolina University (WCU) in Cullowhee, North Carolina. HUG...

Banquet held to honor 32nd Women’s History Month

Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

“Today we are here to celebrate women,” said junior Kendra Guzman, president of Hispanos Unidos de Guilford (HUG). “We are here to celebrate all women. We are here to celebrate trans women, those who identify as non-binary and all who identify as women.” In celebration of Women’s History...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

January 18, 2019

Environmental Justice Speaker Tracey Edwards visits campus On Monday, Jan. 14 in King Hall B26, Environmental Justice Speaker Tracey Edwards visited the environmental anthropology course in discussion of environmental racism and environmental justice in North Carolina. Edwards has been campaigning...

Halloween Fest encourages student unity

Halloween Fest encourages student unity

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

November 9, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, International Club and Hispanos Unidos de Guilford hosted Guilford’s Halloween Fest from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event was set up outside of Founders Hall and presented students with various Halloween-themed activities. In the spirit of Halloween, Halloween Fest gave attendees...

HUG celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

HUG celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Ethan Santana and Navya Belavadi

October 26, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to for Lantinx to honor their history, accomplishments and goals, but it is also an opportunity for non-Latinx community members to show their support for the Latinx community. As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanos Unidos de Guilford held a banquet in Hege...

HUG Welcome Back Celebration epitomizes diversity

HUG Welcome Back Celebration epitomizes diversity

Kiran Soma and Janavi Mehta

September 7, 2018

Happy. The one word chosen by Jemima Adisa ‘18 to describe Hispanos Unidos de Guilford. HUG’s Welcome Back Celebration was held on Wednesday, August 29 in the MCR room in King Hall. The event was filled with welcoming faces, authentic Hispanic food and light guitar music played by sophomore Moe...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

September 7, 2018

Guilford opens new academic year with Convocation and Passing of the Light Ceremony On Wednesday, Aug. 22, student and faculty leaders formally welcomed Guilford’s new students into the college community with a convocation and a candlelight ceremony. The assembly and ceremony were held as a part o...

Cesar Chavez banquet celebrates Farmworkers Awareness Week, labor

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018

“It’s ironic that those who till the soil, cultivate and harvest the fruits, vegetables and other foods that fill your tables with abundance, have nothing left for themselves,” read the quote from Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association...

HUG honors Latinx Heritage Month, talks DACA

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. Tonight we have a space to breathe and be in community with each other.” In celebration of...