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Homelessness panel makes history at HCC Central

Homelessness panel makes history at HCC Central

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

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


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

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


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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...

Fighting the Bad Guys: Cancer patient sworn in as cop for a day

Fighting the Bad Guys: Cancer patient sworn in as cop for a day

Esmeralda Rocha, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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Houston-area 6-year old Abigail Rose Arias had her dream come true when she became the newest member of the Freeport Police Department. Abigail was sworn in by the Chief Ray Garivey after he learned about her interest in law enforcement. According to KPRC, Abigail has been battling cancer for two years. She h...

HCC Speech Tournament a huge success

HCC Speech Tournament a huge success

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 29, 2018


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Competitors were in good spirits on the morning of October 20th at Houston Community College Eastside Campus, as the 4th Annual Speech Tournament went underway. A total of 19 competitors participated in the tournament. Danielle Stagg, HCC Interim Chair of Speech and Communication and Speech Professor ...

Got Parking?

Got Parking?

Wendy Cortes, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Campus & Community

Nothing starts the semester and welcomes us all back to school, more than spending precious learning time driving around campus searching for a parking spot. How tedious to have to spend valuable learning time going in circles, rising up numerous levels in a parking garage, to find out there are no spots...

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...

Retrospect Coffee Bar blends history with crepes, Coffee

P.W Knight, Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus & Community, Uncategorized

The Retrospect Coffee Bar is located at the corner of Alabama and 3709 La Branch St Houston, Texas, 77004, on the southeast side of Campus just near the student parking lot and parking garage.

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

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


Filed under Campus & Community

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.

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


Filed under Campus & Community

“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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