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Campus sees 12th annual Soy un Líder conference

Campus sees 12th annual Soy un Líder conference

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

November 16, 2018


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“I hope Soy un Lider can help high school students have enough resources to apply to a different college, or reach higher education in general,” said sophomore Daisy Arguello. “I hope Soy un Lider can bring a change in people's lives, and their dreams.” The annual Soy Un Lider conference was...

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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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


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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...

Soy un Lider’s 10th anniversary

Soy un Lider’s 10th anniversary

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

December 2, 2016


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High schoolers wandered wide-eyed into Dana Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 19. Over the sound system, everything from Jennifer Lopez’s “On the Floor” to a Spanish Justin Bieber song played. Students sat in front of the stage next to blue and white balloons as they waited for the tenth annual Soy...

Leadership conference draws Latino students

Aubrey King, Features Editor

November 13, 2015


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The move from high school to college is stressful for any student. For Latino students, college can seem even more out of reach. According to reports by Excelencia in Eduction, nine percent fewer Latino students graduate college than regular students. Half the battle is information, and Guilford College...

Soy un Lider: inspiring and empowering future leaders

Soy un Lider: inspiring and empowering future leaders

Valeria Sosa, News Editor

December 5, 2014


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“About 11 years ago, I was sitting in your place,” said Jada Drew ’07, director for Educational Initiatives and Partnerships. “I was trying to find my place, trying to figure out what it was that I wanted to do. “You’re here to be closer to finding your passion. You’re here to learn...

Soy un Lider continues to change lives

Soy un Lider continues to change lives

Nicole Barnard, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013


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Everywhere you looked, there were signs for Soy un Lider, all pointing to the Alumni Gym where the conference began.  So, what is Soy un Lider? “(It) is a conference for Latino high school students ... where they receive information about how to prepare themselves for college,” said Multicultural...

HUG embraces Hispanic heritage and youth leaders

HUG embraces Hispanic heritage and youth leaders

Taylor Hallett, Staff Writer, '12

November 2, 2012


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Hispanos Unidos de Guilford is showing local Latino youth to a path of leadership. On Nov. 10, the annual on-campus conference “Soy un Líder” will invite Latino youth from nearby high schools to participate in group activities. “They come here, and for the first time they get a clear message...