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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...

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...

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...

Tango show celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016

The sounds of tango-loving Martians, empowering Latina stories and comical lyric twists, all in an exciting celebration of Hispanic culture. On the night of Sept. 29, the Carnegie Room in the Hege Library was filled with tango tunes and a wide range of stories expressed through one encompassing genre...

Students bring awareness to farmworkers, food this week

Tessa Wood, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

Every day of your life, you eat something, whether it be in the cafeteria, the grill or Cheez-Its from Harris Teeter. While most know that food is vital to life, many do not know where it comes from and who cultivates it. National Farmworkers Awareness Week seeks to inform people of this. Over the...

Anyone can slay on this show’s runway

Anyone can slay on this show’s runway

Paige Nehls, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

“I can be a model,” said first-year Terry Daniels. “What’s holding me back? I can be fierce like them. I can be Tyra Banks.” Come April 8, Daniels will be doing what Tyra Banks built a career upon: strutting up and down a catwalk. Except in this fashion show, the fashion will not be the...