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Staff Editorial: Inclusion and acceptance — Celebrations of diversity at Guilford

October 22, 2020

During the college search and application process, many students consider a school’s diversity as a key factor in their college decision, whether that diversity is in terms of race, ethnicity, gender,...

Chances for service, advancement abound

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor January 18, 2019

Although the Guilford Edge has brought many changes to the campus and community, many of Guilford’s pre-existing programs are continuing to be prevalent. Many of these programs are aimed to help students...

Soy un Lider conference 2018

Campus sees 12th annual Soy un Líder conference

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor November 16, 2018

“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...

Jane Fernandes and Hector Rivera Suarez  with members of the Presidents’ Alliance for Higher Education and Immigration and students in Washington, D.C. //Photo Courtesy of Jane Fernandes

Fernandes joins Presidents’ Alliance

Roman Raies, Staff Writer February 9, 2018

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...

Soy un Líder 2017

Soy un Líder empowers future college students

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer November 17, 2017

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...

Soy un Lider’s 10th anniversary

Soy un Lider’s 10th anniversary

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief December 2, 2016

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...

Leadership conference draws Latino students

Aubrey King, Features Editor November 13, 2015

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...

Soy un Lider: inspiring and empowering future leaders

Soy un Lider: inspiring and empowering future leaders

Valeria Sosa, News Editor December 5, 2014

“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...

Soy un Lider continues to change lives

Soy un Lider continues to change lives

Nicole Barnard, Staff Writer November 15, 2013

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...

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