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  • The Beautiful Struggle: Maria Equis

    The Beautiful Struggle: Maria Equis

    John Cañamar, Editor

    February 25, 2017

    Maria shares her experience about being a sex trafficking victim: "It never occurred to me to ever try to run away." READ MORE »»

    Image courtesy of User Wokandapix / Pixabay.com

  • ‘Let the Right One In’ terrifies and charms on-stage

    ‘Let the Right One In’ terrifies and charms on-stage

    Alyssa Foley, Editor

    February 24, 2017

    You cannot help but fall in love with this quirky vampire. Lucy Mangan plays the ghostly Eli in ‘Let the Right One In’ showing in Houston at the Alley Theatre until March 19. READ MORE »»

    Lucy Mangan (Eli) in Let The Right One In. Image courtesy of Lawrence Peart / Alley Theatre

  • Maintaining and preserving sacred grounds

    Maintaining and preserving sacred grounds

    Skarleth Velasquez, Writer / Photographer

    February 24, 2017

    On the second Saturday of every month, you will find Professor Angela Holder and her students volunteering at the historic College Memorial Park Cemetery.“When they see some of the tombstones and they see the years, that the former slaves, and former professionals that made Houston what it is and they can see some history there,” says Holder, “It’s really like a classroom experience as well.” READ MORE »»

  • Marijuana decriminalized

    Marijuana decriminalized

    Alyssa Foley, News Editor

    February 22, 2017

    A new program effectively decriminalizes minor marijuana possession in Harris County. Under the program, qualifying individuals who are caught with less than four ounces of marijuana can take a four-hour drug and decision making class and avoid arrest, jail and a criminal record. This does not... READ MORE »»

    Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, introduced her Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program at the Harris County Justice Criminal Justice Center on Feb. 16. The program will go into effect on March 1.

    Image Courtesy of @HarrisCountyDAO / Twitter

  • Students lobby at capitol

    Students lobby at capitol

    Alyssa Foley, News Editor

    February 22, 2017

    AUSTIN, Texas – Students joined Houston Community College trustees in lobbying for the college at the Texas State Capitol. Fourteen HCC students traveled to Austin for Community College Day on Tuesday, Feb 7 when students from community colleges across the state swarmed the capitol grounds.... READ MORE »»

    Board of Trustees Chair Eva Loredo, and trustees Adriana Tamez, Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Robert Glaser and John Hansen pose with HCC staff and students on the steps of the Texas State Capitol on Community College Day on Feb 7.

    Image Courtesy of HCC

Marijuana decriminalized

Marijuana decriminalized

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

A new program effectively decriminalizes minor marijuana possession in Harris County. Under the program, qualifying individuals who are caught with less than four ounces of marijuana can take a four-hour drug and decision...  Read More »

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The Beautiful Struggle: Maria Equis

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The surprise team of the 2016-2017 season has been the Houston Rockets. At this period, last season Houston held a 26-25 record, compared to this year’s 36-17 record. The Rockets were .500 last year...  Read More »

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‘Let the Right One In’ terrifies and charms on-stage

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