The Guilfordian

Student’s family fears statewide operation

Student’s family fears statewide operation

Fernando Jiménez, Senior Photographer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

On Monday, April 16, local immigrant rights group American Friends Service Committee/Siembra North Carolina held an assembly and press conference to stand in solidarity with sophomore Maria Peralta Porras, whose stepfather was detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement this past week. An estimated...

Cesar Chavez banquet celebrates Farmworkers Awareness Week, labor

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

“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...

Article on LGBTQIA people faces backlash

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

In February, leading Malaysian daily newspaper Sinar Harian published a checklist on the characteristics of LGBTQIA individuals. The list described gay men as loving to wear tight, brand-name clothes and having facial hair. It depicted lesbians as hating men and loving to walk around hugging each...

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

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 Alliance was created to advocate for policies which protect immigrant, undocumented and...

Soy un Líder empowers future college students

Soy un Líder empowers future college students

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

The 11th annual Soy un Líder conference was held on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Guilford College. The event helped the international community, specifically high school students and their parents, learn about the college application process. The Soy un Líder conference was started...

“Pariah” represents LGBTQIA community

“Pariah” represents LGBTQIA community

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

“There’s something special about seeing somebody who’s a lot like you portrayed in a film,” said Rex Welton, founder of the LGBTQIA film society OUT at the Movies, in a phone interview. Having the same mindset as Welton, Guilford’s Multicultural Education Department hosted an Oct. 5 screening...

Guilford community, students do a great job at teaching social justice

Guilford community, students do a great job at teaching social justice

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion, Social Justice

I can definitely say that I am not the same Beatriz I was three years ago. From the moment I stepped on this campus, my opinions, thoughts and ideas have changed. Some of these changes were small, but impactful, and some were life changing. None of it would be possible or would have happened if it...