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HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

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


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

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


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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


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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


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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


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


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

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...

HCC Hosts FIFA Tournament

HCC Hosts FIFA Tournament

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community

Tuesday, February 12th at Central Campus, there was a FIFA 19 tournament hosted by Shaneisha Weir of HCC rec sports. Weir told me that this was the first time that the event had worked with Microsoft and streamed it live on Mixer. The tournament was made up several contestants trying to win the grand...

HCC Cosmetology offerings: “best kept secret”

HCC Cosmetology offerings: “best kept secret”

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Campus & Community

Need a new hairstyle to end 2018 with a bang? Well, it’s your lucky day. Thanks to Houston Community College and their Cosmetology department, you can get a haircut, an up-do, a facial, or even highlights, absolutely free! Cosmetology students in their junior and senior levels are now applying th...

HCC Speech Tournament a huge success

HCC Speech Tournament a huge success

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

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 ...

Speech winner calls hunger “mass destruction”

Speech winner calls hunger “mass destruction”

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus & Community

Houston Community College student Dorothy Jenkins was crowned the winner of the fourth annual HCC Speech Tournament held at the Eastside campus on the morning of October 20. Jenkins won a $500 scholarship towards her education, and she plans to use that money towards her goals. Her major is speech...

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