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Police Blotter: March 22 Edition

Police Blotter: March 22 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report
March 22, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

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
Filed under Community, Showcase

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...

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 22 Edition

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 22 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report
February 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community

Offense: Resisting Arrest, Search, or Transportation Incident occurred on: Feb 15 at 5:11pm Location: Hayes Road Campus, 2811 Hayes Road Description: Adult male non-student was arrested and charged after he caused a disturbance in the computer lab. Offense: Burglary of Vehicle Incident occurre...

Two HCC cafeterias violated code

Two HCC cafeterias violated code

Alyssa Foley, News Editor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

On recent inspections, a Houston Community College Central campus cafeteria received two health code violations while the Coleman campus cafeteria received one health code violation. The Houston Health Department conducted routine, unannounced inspections of the two French Corner cafeteria locations...

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 8 Edition

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 8 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report
February 8, 2017
Filed under Community

Offense: Theft Incident occurred on: Feb 6 between 11:00am-4:00pm Location: Northline Campus, 8001 Fulton Description: Student left his keys inside the vehicle and his car was stolen. Offense: Burglary of Vehicle Incident occurred on: Feb 6 between 7:30am-5:30pm Location: Northline Campus, 8001 Fulton Descripti...

HCC plans to improve student experience

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
May 6, 2016
Filed under News

Each of the six Houston Community College presidents has been entrusted with a project to help improve the student experience. “These are projects that cut across the entire institution,” says Chancellor Cesar Maldonado, “to bring shared best practices to the institution.” The projects...

Additional graduation 2016 instructions

Additional graduation 2016 instructions

Egalitarian Staff Report
May 5, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

Houston Community College’s annual graduation ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 9am-noon at NRG Stadium. President and CEO of the Houston Texans Jamey Rootes will be the keynote speaker at commencement. The ceremony registration deadline is extended until Friday, May 6. Register...

Central SGA places 3rd in convention song contest

Central SGA places 3rd in convention song contest

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
April 22, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

Houston Community College–Central Student Government Association won third place in the state song contest. The Texas Junior College Student Government Association presented the group with a third place certificate at the State Convention, April 7–10 in Austin, Texas. TJCSGA is the only student-...

USC launches survey for food options

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
April 21, 2016
Filed under Community

The United Student Council launched an online survey on students’ satisfaction with the current food options at Houston Community College campuses. “We started the survey so we can get an idea of what students want,” says Josue Rodriguez, the United Student Council President. “It’s kin...

Textbooks outrageous prices: Students request affordable options

Textbooks outrageous prices: Students request affordable options

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
April 3, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

“The price of textbooks is out of control,” stated HCC student Jessica White to instructors at a  Faculty Senate meeting. According to the College Board, the average cost of books and supplies for a student at a public two-year college is $1,364 for the 2015-2016 school year. That’s more than...

Honors College expanding

Honors College expanding

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
March 13, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Houston Community College’s Honors College program is expanding to two new campuses this fall: Stafford and Spring Branch. With 25 slots for the freshman classes at each location, the primary responsibility of the Honors College Directors Deanne Schlanger at Southwest and Dan Flores at Northwest ...

Medical student aids classmate

Medical student aids classmate

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
February 12, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

On Thursday morning, Houston Community College student Shakila Enamuddin rendered aid to one of her fellow students at the HCC Central library. "I was just reviewing for my exam," Enamuddin said, "and I saw the girl—she was walking really weakly..." Enamuddin said she knew that something was...

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