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Daughter motivated Watts to not give up

Daughter motivated Watts to not give up

Jamie Watts

May 22, 2020

Hi, my name is Jamie Watts. I will be a Spring 2020 graduate with my associate of arts in multidisciplinary studies. My journey wasn’t easy at all. I lost my mom in 1998. It’s been a very hard mental issue on me since then, and today I don’t know what happened to my mother. But, I do know...

Back on track

Raquel Perez and her family. Perez received her certificate in audio engineering during HCC's virtual graduation ceremony May 22.

Raquel Perez

May 22, 2020

I got my certificate in audio engineering! I am 30-year-old mother of seven. I dropped out of high school and became a teen mom of twin boys at 16. It took me years to get back on track but I did. I was on one path and then moved so this certification actually took me years. Last year, I...

Don’t be discouraged by life’s current decisions.

Liviala Lee, Writer

May 13, 2020

For me Covid-19 happened in the blink of an eye.  In February 2020 I took a vacation to Jamaica to visit my family and daughter living on the island.  By the time I came back to United States everything went downhill.  A was a full-time student of the Houston Community College and working full-time...

FREE COVID-19 Testing at HCC Southeast! Stop by Today!

Via Twitter @WeAreHCCS

Mario Castaneda, Writer

May 9, 2020

HCC Southeast campus has introduced a Free Drive-thru and Walk-up Coronavirus testing site available to all residents, No symptoms have to be detected nor any appointment needed! The Site is located at 6815 Rustic St. will be open From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until capacity is reached so it would be mindful...

HISD extends its food distrbutions for the week! walk-ups and pickups.

HISD extends its food distrbutions for the week! walk-ups and pickups.

Mario Castaneda, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

Houston Independent School District has announced that they will extend its food distribution services for this week. Fondren Middle School was one of the five distribution sites opened Monday. Staff with nutrition services said they are trying to accommodate people with and without vehicles during ...

Quarantine and Read

April 5, 2020

By The Associated Press undefined 1. "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng (Penguin) 2. "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens (G. P. Putnam's Sons) 3. "The Sinner" by J.R. Ward (Gallery Books) 4. "The Splendid and the Vile" by Erik Larson (Crown) 5. "Little Blue Truck's Springtime" by A...

All Houston Events are Cancelled for the month of march

Jamarcus Alix, Egalitarian

March 11, 2020

List: Events canceled or postponed across the Houston area because of coronavirus Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo canceled What may be the biggest event every year in Houston won't continue this year.  On Wednesday, March 11, city and county officials announced that the Houston Livestock Show and ...

Houston, do we have a water problem?

Casey Richardson, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

    Chromium-6, a harmful chemical known to cause cancer is permeating Houston's water, especially Alief, according to water samples gathered between 2013-2015 by the Environmental Working Group. The EWG concluded that Alief's water supply, and the city at large should concern all who ...

Resources Available to HCC Veterans

Cortney Paxton, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

It is said that there’s only one percent or less of Americans who step up to serve in the country’s military.  And for these people, going back to school can be commonplace after they’ve completed their service. However, for a veteran, enrolling into school and classes and making sure all documentation...

HCC offers entrepreneurial opportunities, competitions to students

HCC offers entrepreneurial opportunities, competitions to students

Cortney Paxton, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Houston Community College is home to many different areas of study for students hoping to obtain a two-year degree.  But most may not know that HCC has a whole program available to students looking to start their own business, product or app (among other things). The HCC Office of Entrepreneurial...

Tencent. We Have a Problem.

Ismael Figueroa, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Capitalism. The American way of life being evangelized throughout the world for the last 70 years. We’ve long heard warnings of the consequences of unchecked motivation for growth and spread of consumerism throughout the world and how greed will lead to unethical choices, sacrificed for greater prof...

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