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IEC to kick off 12-week with lake celebration for Latinx Heritage Month

photo for IEC story

Ellen Han, Guest Writer

September 12, 2019

The Intercultural Engagement Center (IEC) welcomed students back from the summer during its first meeting of the year on Friday, Aug. 30, where IEC staff revealed and discussed new initiatives to celebrate diversity at Guilford. Liz Torres Melendez, the Immigrant Student Coordinator at Guilford,...

Guilford engages in Latinx celebration

Latinx Heritage Month HUG

Janavi Mehta, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, Dr. Krishauna Hines-Gaither held an informative presentation night on race relations and current conflicts between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The presentations were held in the Gilmer Room on Sept. 19. Covering the topics of Black identity, history between...

HUG honors Latinx Heritage Month, talks DACA

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

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...