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Student’s point of view: Pineda discusses Mariachi band, program

Student’s point of view: Pineda discusses Mariachi band, program

Angelica Chavez, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Jose Pineda, 21, a former student at Patrick Henry Middle School and Sam Houston Math Science and Technology Center graduated Salutatorian from Sam Houston in the year 2016. He is now attending The University of Houston Main campus where he will be majoring in Construction Management and minoring in...

Program keeps Mariachi program alive

Program keeps Mariachi program alive

Angelica Chavez, Staff Writer

June 26, 2019

Music programs are well heard of in public schools. The most popular would be marching bands or choirs. As for these predominantly Latino and Hispanic schools, things are a bit different. They have a marching band like in any school, but they also have a fairly unique music program. Patrick Henry Middle...

Interior Design program a hidden gem on campus

Interior Design program a hidden gem on campus

Mariah Hernandez, Staff Writer

June 26, 2019

HCC has many hidden gems on every campus. One of those is the Interior Design program. While stumbling along the halls of the Fine Arts building at the Central campus, one can the main concentration of the Interior Design program up on the third floor. While stumbling along that hall is clear, organized...

Advantages of playing a college sport at HCC

Advantages of playing a college sport at HCC

Jamal Brice, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

So many people give up on their dreams of playing college sports for various reasons. Houston Community College has been working hard to satisfy student worldwide who can’t afford to go play sports at a University. Since 2005 HCC has been providing sports for Men and Women all across their campuses....

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

Graduation is on the horizon for Houston Community College. The District announced the keynote speakers for all four of HCC’s ceremonies, including the VAST and TxCHSE Academies. The VAST Academy graduation ceremony will be held at the San Jacinto Memorial Auditorium at HCC Central on Saturday,...

State of the College brings goals for the future

State of the College brings goals for the future

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019

In a full house on a Wednesday morning, Houston Community College Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado delivered a talk on HCC’s research on educational needs. Other special guests and speakers include HCC Trustee and Board Chair Dr. Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Dr. Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the...

NSLS Southeast Chapter looks forward to future success

NSLS Southeast Chapter looks forward to future success

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

When it’s Friday afternoon, it usually means “weekend, yay!”. However, the student members of the NSLS Southeast Chapter at HCC Eastside campus holds their meetings every Friday afternoon, and they aren’t complaining. In fact, they love being part of a powerful society. Adviser Tina Williams...

D.C.-bound: HCC student accepted to Gallaudet University

D.C.-bound: HCC student accepted to Gallaudet University

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Mary El-Krab has been accepted into Gallaudet University, a school for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Although El-Krab is not hearing impaired she will attend under a select group of hearing students who know American Sign Language and would like to study alongside deaf and hard of hearing individuals....

Memorial Park: a beautiful Spring destination to volunteer

Memorial Park: a beautiful Spring destination to volunteer

Virginia Grant, Culture Editor

March 20, 2019

It is Spring! Now is the time to get out, breathe the air, enjoy the flowers, revel in the delights of the season and just plain frolic. On of the best places to do this in Houston is Memorial Park. Located within the 610 Loop and bordered by Buffalo Bayou the park stretches out over almost fifteen hundred...

Homelessness panel makes history at HCC Central

Homelessness panel makes history at HCC Central

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

Homelessness, it can happen to anyone, you see it strolling through downtown, you see it in public transportation, it could even happen to you. Justice Butler and Houston Community College made history by being the only Houston college institution to make an event such as this addressing student homelessness....

Magnificat House offers a place to stay if you need one

Magnificat House offers a place to stay if you need one

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

February 21 was Homelessness Awareness Day for Houston Community College Central Campus, as several students, faculty, and staff converged into the Learning Hub. The event even brought in attention to one particular organization. Magnificat House, located a couple of blocks away from the Central Campus,...

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 26, 2019

It was a full house at the Houston Community College West Loop Campus auditorium, as Dr. Anthony Harris recalled history on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Part of HCC’s Black History Month Celebration Series, Dr. Harris spoke after a full audience of students, staff, and faculty. A soul food-style lunch was provided to all a...

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