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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


Filed under News, Top Stories, Web Exclusive

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...

Guilford engages in Latinx celebration

Guilford engages in Latinx celebration

Janavi Mehta, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

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...

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...

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

“Every social movement begins with one person telling their story.” Kat Evasco, award-winning stand-up comedian, performing artist and writer, welcomed over 40 students from nine different states and Washington D.C. to the opening workshop of the first Define American Chapters Summit that took...

NC joins multistate lawsuit defending DACA

NC joins multistate lawsuit defending DACA

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

Hundreds of protests across the nation. 20 state lawsuits. One rescinded program. President Donald Trump ordered an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, on Tuesday, Sept. 5 through a public statement from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “The DACA progra...

Famous songs should not define countries, cultures

Famous songs should not define countries, cultures

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Whenever I mention that I listen to Indian music more than American music, most people automatically respond with something along the lines of, “I’ve danced to Bollywood music before. It’s so hype!” Of course, I do listen to the upbeat songs characteristic of Bollywood films often played at...

Community unites in Defense of DACA

Community unites in Defense of DACA

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

About 300 members and allies of the Latinx community marched through the streets of downtown Greensboro on Monday, Sept. 4 to stand in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — also known as DACA. The peaceful demonstration consisted of parents, children, college students and ...