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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...

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.

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