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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...

Interior Design program a hidden gem on campus

Interior Design program a hidden gem on campus

Mariah Hernandez, Staff Writer

June 26, 2019

HCC has many hidden gems on every campus. One of those is the Interior Design program. While stumbling along the halls of the Fine Arts building at the Central campus, one can the main concentration of the Interior Design program up on the third floor. While stumbling along that hall is clear, organized...

Advantages of playing a college sport at HCC

Advantages of playing a college sport at HCC

Jamal Brice, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

So many people give up on their dreams of playing college sports for various reasons. Houston Community College has been working hard to satisfy student worldwide who can’t afford to go play sports at a University. Since 2005 HCC has been providing sports for Men and Women all across their campuses....

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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....

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