The Guilfordian

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

Feb. 14, 1997. Guilford College’s Student Community Senate President Hector Rivera Suarez was born to loving parents in Veracruz, Mexico late at night on Valentine’s Day. Suarez lived with his parents and older sister in Veracruz for eight years. Veracruz is on the Gulf of Mexico, and every summer...

Greensboro school welcomes 320 students new to the U.S.

Greensboro school welcomes 320 students new to the U.S.

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

It’s a routine that began at the start of the academic year in August. Abu Zaeem, the principal of Doris Henderson Newcomers School, stands at the entrance of the school everyday to greet around 300 students who arrive by bus. “When they first start in August, you always want to create that culture...

Two students share insight

Two students share insight

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, In Print

17-year-olds Nour Shaker and Kaskile Rashidi first set foot in the United States in November of 2016. “When I come to America, I didn’t know any word in English,” said Rashidi. “So when I came here, I was surprised, and I was scared.” To overcome the language barrier in the U.S., Rashidi,...