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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...

Students compete in ‘Festival of Fear’ Speech Tournament

Students compete in ‘Festival of Fear’ Speech Tournament

Egalitarian Files

November 11, 2019

Houston Community College students showcased their public speaking skills while vying for prices during the HCC speech program's fifth annual Speech Tournament at Eastside Campus. Student Kiara Saravia won the tournament — billed as a "Festival of Fear" — and earned a $500 HCC scholarship. Greg...

Native Heritage Month Takes off Through Policy

Native Heritage Month Takes off Through Policy

Geovany Palacios, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

HCC Northline Campus heard of Juan B Mancias, Chairman of the Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe. "I'm living by the colonized clock," he spoke to a panel-like audience. Juan is encouraging policymaking and lawsuits to right the wrongs on their land. The Kickapoo Casino was successfully kept legal after fighting...

Bootcamp Opens Up to HCC Students

Bootcamp Opens Up to HCC Students

Geovany, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

If you're looking for some serious workouts at HCC, look no further. For those looking for a physical or mental transformation, this is the place for you. Expect doing laps and high-intensity warm-ups followed by arms, legs, and core exercises. Top it all off with partner workouts at the end. It all...

Education Matters – The #Realcollege Grassroots Movement

Education Matters – The #Realcollege Grassroots Movement

Geovany Palacios, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The #realcollege movement comes to HCC The auditorium of the West Houston’s Institute welcomed in teachers, faculty, students, and educators on Saturday, Sept. 29. As Houston Community College opened its doors to the Realcollege organizers, registration booths handed out the usual conference items like...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cortney Paxton, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Colors often represent different things to different people.  For one person, blue may be their favorite color, or they may associate green with their car.  But in October, the color pink takes on a whole new meaning.  Pink has been linked to the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness.  Buildings...

HCC and National Suicide Prevention Month

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Last month, HCC - Central Campus held a suicide prevention training hosted by Dr. Roman Alvarez. Dr. Alvarez is the lead counselor here at Houston Community College - Central Campus. For a full list of counselors here at Central and at the other campuses look here. The training workshops by Dr. Alvarez took place on Wednesday, September 2...

Houston METRO Attempting Fight Congestion in the Years to Come

Ismael Figueroa, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Any city with sufficient population to cause traffic congestion has sufficient population to support a first rate public transportation alternative. In our city, where I-610 is commonly referred to as the “Ring of Fire,” due to the inescapable yellow, orange, and reds on our satellite navigation during...

Paul Quinn president speaks at #RealCollege conference at West Houston Institute

Paul Quinn president speaks at #RealCollege conference at West Houston Institute

George Vasquez, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

#RealCollege Covening held their national conference luncheon addressing both hunger and homelessness last weekend at Houston Community College’s West Houston Institute building. Paul Quinn College President Michael J. Sorrell was a guest speaker who was invited to give his testimonial and success...

HCC to host #RealCollege conference

HCC to host #RealCollege conference

Cortney Paxton, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Food insecurity and homelessness are threats to many college students, causing problems for those seeking to gain a college education. However, a two-day event at Houston Community College’s West Houston Institute aims to shed light and offer solutions to those issues.

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...

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