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Meet The Rest of the Guys

Meet The Rest of the Guys

Christopher Joseph, Staff Writer

February 16, 2015


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“The Rest of the Guys” have played at local Houston hot spots such as Fitzgerald’s and Notsuoh. These guys have been playing music since 2012 and they soon plan to release a full album and also go on tour. “Music is something I cherish a lot in my life, music is something I want to do as a career,” Menjivar explained. “We are a mix of different genres from alternative rock to a little bit more hard rock to punk rock and some indie,” said Menjivar about the band’s sound. The band’s influence is diverse when it comes to its members. Some are influenced by Iggy Pop, Weezer, Led Zeppelin, Arctic Monkeys, and Aaron Carter.

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Tattoos gain more popularity

Tattoos gain more popularity

John Cañamar, Staff Writer

February 14, 2015


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For hundreds of years, there have been tattoos. Until as little as 10 to 15 years ago, tattoos have been looked at as the markings of a less desirable crowd by mainstream society and were associated with gangs, sailors, bikers and their criminal elements. Today tattoos are no longer taboo, but are...

Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving ‘The Daily Show’

Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving ‘The Daily Show’

Lynn Elber, The Associated Press

February 13, 2015


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LOS ANGELES- Jon Stewart, who turned his combination of biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," said he's leaving as host this year. His departure was announced by Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless after Stewart, host of...

Black History Month celebrated with Selma

Black History Month celebrated with Selma

Chutiya Metheesupapak, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015


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HCC Stafford Campus celebrated Black History month with free tickets for students to see “Selma” at AMC Theater in Sugar Land on February 9. Movies like “Selma” are an adaptation of history, which acknowledges and entertains people at the same time. Daniel Gibson, an HCC student replied,...

A Successful Pairing: Opera to Go! and “The Pastry Prince”

A Successful Pairing: Opera to Go! and “The Pastry Prince”

Brenda Jacoby, A&E Editor

February 12, 2015


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“The Pastry Prince”, a new opera from Opera to Go! delighted an audience of young, and young at heart, Jan. 29 at Heinen Theater on HCC, Central Campus . The Italian Folktale is part of a collaboration between HCC and Opera to Go!’s Master Class Spring 2015 performance schedule. “The Pastry...

Super Bill for Katy Perry?

Super Bill for Katy Perry?

Brenda Jacoby, A&E Editor

January 31, 2015


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"I’m not the kind of girl who would pay to play the Super Bowl," said Perry during an Oct.4, 2014 appearance on ESPN’s “College Gameday.” Today, just one day before the big game, Perry continues to deny any payment and the NFL refuses to disclose the terms of the contract. But why would the league ask for such an unusual request?

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Rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight arrested for fatal LA hit-and-run

Rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight arrested for fatal LA hit-and-run

Raquel Maria Dillon, Associated Press

January 30, 2015


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WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested on suspicion of murder early Friday, hours after the rap music figure turned himself in to authorities in a hit-and-run wreck that killed a man and injured another near Los Angeles. After being questioned by homicide detec...

Central Fine Arts Calendar

Central Fine Arts Calendar

Egalitarian Staff Report

January 29, 2015


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Houston Community College Central will be hosting several upcoming art events. Please note that there are three venues, the Heinen Theater, Theatre One and The Gallery. These venues are in three different buildings at the Central campus, but have the same street address: 3517 Austin at Holman. A...

Houston Grand Opera brings back Madame Butterfly

Houston Grand Opera brings back Madame Butterfly

Chutiya Metheesupapak

January 29, 2015


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Houston Grand Opera is bringing back "Madame Butterfly", one of the greatest operas of all time. Composed by Giacomo Puccini in the 20th century, it originally had two acts, but Puccini thought the second act was too long; therefore, he divided it into three acts. The musical was greatly composed and u...

Shotgun exhibit opening at Rice Gallery

Shotgun exhibit opening at Rice Gallery

Brenda Jacoby, A&E Editor

January 29, 2015


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Houston’s Project Row House in the Greater Third Ward inspired a collaboration between Rice University and Tokyo-based architecture studio Atellier Bow-Wow. The studio was commissioned by the Rice School of Architecture and Rice University Art Gallery to create a semblance of a row house inside...

Red Carpet Premiere of The Wedding Ringer

Red Carpet Premiere of The Wedding Ringer

Jimmieka Mills

January 18, 2015


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On Dec. 11, members of the HCC Egalitarian attended the Red Carpet Premiere of The Wedding Ringer starring Kevin Hart (Ride Along) and Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon and Frozen). Directed by Jeremy Garelick (The Break-Up), the movie covers a friendless soon-to-be groom Doug Harris who must find ...

Cosby takes stage despite protest over sex-assault claims

Cosby takes stage despite protest over sex-assault claims

Thomas Peipert, The Associated Press

January 17, 2015


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DENVER  — About 100 people chanting "Rape is not a joke!" and "No means no!" protested outside a theater in Denver before comedian Bill Cosby took the stage on Saturday. Shortly before his performance at the Buell Theatre, one woman held a news conference at a hotel in the city to accuse him ...

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