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  • Police Blotter: March 22 Edition

    Police Blotter: March 22 Edition

    Egalitarian Staff Report

    March 22, 2017

    Incidents compiled from HCC Police Crime Log, which is updated weekdays and can be found online here. CENTRAL CAMPUSES Offense: Assault Reported on: March 9 at 10:56 am Location: Central - Midtown Campus, J. B. Whitely Building Description: A female HCC student reported that another female HCC student made a verbal threat to ...

  • Dr. Siddiqi excited for future of college

    Dr. Siddiqi excited for future of college

    Ana Ramirez, Staff Writer

    March 11, 2017

    On February 1, Dr. Muddassir Siddiqi took office and became the new Houston Community College Central President. “I strongly believe that our urban centers or these large cities, are a very critical factor of our national competitiveness as a nation and as a whole and our ranking in the wor...

  • Trustee called out for anti-LGBT rant, again

    Trustee called out for anti-LGBT rant, again

    Alyssa Foley, News Editor

    March 11, 2017

    A Houston Community College student called out Trustee Dave Wilson for his anti-LGBT remarks at a board meeting. Before the vote on the resolution reaffirming the college’s support of the Texas Dream Act, Wilson objected to a clause in the resolution restating HCC’s existing anti-discrimination polic...

    HCC student Josue Rodriguez called out Trustee Dave Wilson for his anti-LGBT remarks.

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  • Sold! HCC’s latest land deals

    Sold! HCC’s latest land deals

    Alyssa Foley, News Editor

    March 11, 2017

    Houston Community College’s governing board approved the sale of two properties on Feb. 23. First, the Board of Trustees sold about 9 acres of unimproved land near Highway 288 and MacGregor to the City of Houston for $13.8 million. Second, the board sold three parking spaces at the West Loop campus...

    The Board of Trustees approved the sale three parking spaces located near the far western entrance of the 16 acre West Loop campus.

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  • HCC passes Campus Carry policy

    HCC passes Campus Carry policy

    Alyssa Foley, News Editor

    March 11, 2017

    Houston Community College’s governing board approved the campus carry policy fleshing out the details of where weapons are allowed on campus. Passed in 2015, Texas Senate Bill 11 allows handgun license holders to carry a concealed or hidden gun in particular areas on college campuses. The campus...

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Trustee called out for anti-LGBT rant, again

Trustee called out for anti-LGBT rant, again

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

A Houston Community College student called out Trustee Dave Wilson for his anti-LGBT remarks at a board meeting. Before the vote on the resolution reaffirming the college’s support of the Texas Dream Act, Wilson objected...

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Police Blotter: March 22 Edition

Police Blotter: March 22 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report

Incidents compiled from HCC Police Crime Log, which is updated weekdays and can be found online here. CENTRAL CAMPUSES Offense: Assault Reported on: March 9 at 10:56 am Location: Central - Midtown Campus, J. B. Wh...

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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...

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My fourth and final day at SXSW. It’s really been an amazing adventure. I woke up this morning, planning on going to a session on contract labor and 1099’s, but got...

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