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D.C.-bound: HCC student accepted to Gallaudet University

Houston Community College student Mary El-Krab will attend Washington, D.C.-based Gallaudet University, the nation’s
oldest university for hearing impaired students. El-Krab underwent the application process for non-impaired students seeking
entrance into the college, and hopes to work in a hospital for deaf children after graduation

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....

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

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

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

Omar Ibrahim (left) vs. Kubilay in February's FIFA 19 tournament. (Photo: Joey Garcia/The Egalitarian)

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

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 student Miesha Laurent performs a flat iron blowout to her client at HCC Southeast

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

November 14, 2018

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

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”

Dorothy Jenkins, first place winner of the 4th Annual Speech Tournament gets her victory picture taken alongside her granddaughter and several HCC professors and administrators, including Interim Chair of Speech & Communication Danielle Stagg.

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 24, 2018

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...

HCC releases Clery report for 2018

HCC releases Clery report for 2018

Ana Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

Every year, Houston Community College releases a new Clery report that contains crime information for all fifteen campuses. This report informs students, both current and prospective, of any crime happenings over the past year(s). In the 74-page report, it explains what crimes have been committed...

Commit to Complete: HCC holds week-long event

Commit to Complete: HCC holds week-long event

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 3, 2018

Houston Community College is hosting its very first Commit to Complete event, a weeklong event that the college has set aside to promote one mission: student success and completion. All week long, all eleven schools will host a celebration of students’ goals, and success. The event also encourag...

Got Parking?

Got Parking?

Wendy Cortes, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018

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...

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