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HCC mourns over loss of Mark Chavarria

HCC mourns over loss of Mark Chavarria

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


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When I met Mark Anthony Chavarria for the first time, he was one of the instructors during my first semester at HCC for Radio and TV Field Production. He introduced himself by saying he worked on a small movie called “Inception.” I immediately liked his sense of humor. Around Mark there was neve...

HCC students participate in NASA program

HCC students participate in NASA program

Ana Ramirez, Digital Editor

November 16, 2017


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Houston Community College Student’s Josh Ponce and Sarah Stockman represented HCC in the NASA Community College of Aerospace Scholars program

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The Digital Media League hosts Week of Art at West Loop Campus

The Digital Media League hosts Week of Art at West Loop Campus

Skarleth Velasquez, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


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The event takes place the first week of the Fall and Spring semester and is hosted by the Digital Communication gallery at HCC’s West Loop campus.

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The Beautiful Struggle: Roxanne Thompson

The Beautiful Struggle: Roxanne Thompson

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017


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When Student Government Association President Roxanne Thompson enrolled at Houston Community College in 2015, she wanted to connect with other students but quickly found that was going to be a challenge. “As a non-traditional student on campus I noticed there wasn’t a way for me to network and start...

The Beautiful Struggle: Tatesha Jones

The Beautiful Struggle: Tatesha Jones

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

November 6, 2017


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“I went to prison and when I got out the judge told me not to come back to him anymore he said ’If you come back in front of me, you’re going away for 20 years or more.’”

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The Beautiful Struggle: Mona Mosley

The Beautiful Struggle: Mona Mosley

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

March 10, 2017


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Reading through the titles and positions Mona Mosley holds will make even the greatest over achievers feel like slackers. “I am the Student Government President for Central and South campus’, Treasurer for the United Student Council, and Special Events chair for the National Society for Leadership...

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 22 Edition

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 22 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report

February 22, 2017


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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...

Jack Kent Cooke award semifinalists

Jack Kent Cooke award semifinalists

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

January 26, 2017


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Four Houston Community College students are semifinalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship allows high-achieving, low-income students attending community colleges to continue their education and achieve their dreams of earning a bachelor degree at selective four-year colleges and universities. HCC students Abigail Gonzalez, Thao Nguyen, Josue Rodriguez and Ahmad Sayyedahmad are being considered for the $40,000 per year scholarship, which is good for up to three years.

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A beautiful struggle: Elisa Cardenas

A beautiful struggle: Elisa Cardenas

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 14, 2016


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“I came from a broken home. I really didn’t have guidance. My parents never really got along, and so me and my sister suffered in-between,” recalled Elisa Cardenas, who experienced homelessness at 17. Growing up, “I felt like I didn’t have a place in the world—an identity to actually ca...

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