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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 College President Michael Sorrell speaks to the audience at West Houston Institute during the #RealCollege Convening last weekend. Sorrell discussed initiatives combating food insecurity at his college.

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

Jose Pineda, 21, has one thing to say about the program: “Mariachi is not just music, it is a tool that helps students succeed in life.”

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

Mariachi instructor Jose Longoria sits on stage as he listens to his students perform on stage at the Sam Houston Math, Science, & Technology Center

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

Houston Community College students can work toward a bachelor's degree in interior design at Stephen F. Austin State University while attending HCC.

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

HCC Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado takes the stage during the 2019 State of the College at the Hilton-Americas Houston in Downtown.

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 Executive Board (from left, standing: Advisers Tina Williams and Dr. Johnella Bradford, Chapter President Fathy Elsayem, Co-Vice President Kristen Chersky; from left, sitting: SNT Coordinator Martha Molina, and Vice President Filipa Ivo.

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...

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