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Students lobby at capitol

Students lobby at capitol

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

AUSTIN, Texas – Students joined Houston Community College trustees in lobbying for the college at the Texas State Capitol. Fourteen HCC students traveled to Austin for Community College Day on Tuesday, Feb 7 when students from community colleges across the state swarmed the capitol grounds....

The Beautiful Struggle: James Aaron

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2017


Filed under Community

By all accounts, James Aaron had a happy childhood. Growing up in the segregated south for most blacks was a constant thought with the visible reminders of ‘Whites Only’ signs on all things that seemed humane. Though for Aaron growing up in Pleasantville, an all-black middle-class neighborhood...

Two HCC cafeterias violated code

Two HCC cafeterias violated code

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

On recent inspections, a Houston Community College Central campus cafeteria received two health code violations while the Coleman campus cafeteria received one health code violation. The Houston Health Department conducted routine, unannounced inspections of the two French Corner cafeteria locations...

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 8 Edition

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 8 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report

February 8, 2017


Filed under Community

Offense: Theft Incident occurred on: Feb 6 between 11:00am-4:00pm Location: Northline Campus, 8001 Fulton Description: Student left his keys inside the vehicle and his car was stolen. Offense: Burglary of Vehicle Incident occurred on: Feb 6 between 7:30am-5:30pm Location: Northline Campus, 8001 Fulton Descripti...

Jack Kent Cooke award semifinalists

Jack Kent Cooke award semifinalists

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

January 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Showcase

Four Houston Community College students are semifinalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship allows high-achieving, low-income students attending community colleges to continue their education and achieve their dreams of earning a bachelor degree at selective four-year colleges and universities. HCC students Abigail Gonzalez, Thao Nguyen, Josue Rodriguez and Ahmad Sayyedahmad are being considered for the $40,000 per year scholarship, which is good for up to three years.

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HCC Police Blotter: Jan 25 Edition

HCC Police Blotter: Jan 25 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report

January 25, 2017


Filed under Community

Offense: Disorderly Conduct Incident occurred on: Jan 20 at 1:21pm Location: Administration Complex, 3200 Main Description: Student was verbally abusive to staff in the international student service office. Offense: Assault Incident occurred on: Jan 19 at 8am Location: Northline Campus, 8001 Fulto...

MEOW with Young Invincibles

MEOW with Young Invincibles

Egalitarian, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

Young Invincibles would like to invite you to attend the Millenial Economic Opportunity and Workforce Summit on August 6th! The MEOW Summit is a short seminar for young workers and young entrepreneurs to learn practical money making skills and to discuss our current opportunities and our vision for...

Are You Prepared to Defend Yourself?

Are You Prepared to Defend Yourself?

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

July 10, 2016


Filed under Community

Statistics show that one in four women will be sexually assaulted within their lifetime. Studies also show that 50 percent of attackers will give up their attack when a woman fights back. Rob Erickson and Mike Murray of Escape Self Defense have both worked for over 30 years in law enforcement and...

Math and Science Tutors Wanted

Math and Science Tutors Wanted

Egalitarian, Staff Report

July 6, 2016


Filed under Community, Uncategorized

Are you passionate about math and science? Do you want to change a child's life forever by inspiring a life-long love of learning? iEducateUSA, is seeking enthusiastic, hard-working undergraduate and graduate students for well-paid, part-time tutoring positions in local Houston schools. iEducateUSA...

Young Invincibles offers Health Advocacy Training

Young Invincibles offers Health Advocacy Training

Egalitarian, Staff Report

July 6, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase, Uncategorized

Young Invincibles would like to invite you to our Health Coverage Gap Advocacy Training on July 14 from 6:30–8:30pm at the Montrose Center, 401 Branard St., Houston TX. It will be the first of five statewide trainings on the health coverage gap for young adults. YI is a national non-profit organization...

Honor society leaves lasting impression on students

Honor society leaves lasting impression on students

Jimmieka Mills, Editor In Chief

June 2, 2016


Filed under Community, Uncategorized

Houston Community College boasts many honor societies which vary in membership benefits. Though benefits can range from discounts on products to scholarships, the ultimate goal for societies is to leave a lasting impression on those who choose to become active in one of these organizations. The National...

Students dine with Annise Parker

Students dine with Annise Parker

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

May 24, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

Five Houston Community College students enjoyed a dinner with former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, and the evening raised money for HCC scholarships. At the HCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on April 16, Trustee Dave Wilson was the high bidder for a dinner for six with Parker and her wife Kathy Hubbar...

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