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Apple’s iOS 13 promises to be “the best update” ever

Apple’s iOS 13 promises to be “the best update” ever

Jamal Brice, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019


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  Apple has created the best update in their opinion and has great anticipation following this update. We all know Apple as the top performing phones every year. With many improvements from the previous phone. Apple seems to only get better each year with more technology. The newest update...

Apple has created the Apple Card

Apple has created the Apple Card

Mariah Hernandez, Staff Writer

June 9, 2019


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Apple will soon be releasing their own credit card called the Apple Card. Apple claims the card is built on “Simplicity, Transparency, and Privacy” while being “Designed to help customers lead a healthier financial life”. The Apple Card will be built into the Apple Wallet on iPhone devices, which will offer ...

Texas House passes pot bill; GOP Senate leader looks to block

Texas House passes pot bill; GOP Senate leader looks to block

Virginia Grant, Culture Editor

May 1, 2019


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After 45 years decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana took a huge step forward when the Texas House of Representatives voted its approval of House Bill 63 by Speaker Pro Tem Joe Moody (D-78).  The measure as passed stops short of legalization and instead reduces the penalty for possession of...

New economic proposal for U.S.-Mexico border wall announced

New economic proposal for U.S.-Mexico border wall announced

Virginia Grant, Culture Editor

March 20, 2019


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In a political climate rife with indignation and outrage a positive solution for the American-Mexican border has emerged that is gaining popular support. On February 14, 2019 the Scientific American published an article proposing solar, wind, natural gas and water infrastructure along the border to create...

Five people dead in Chicago-area manufacturing company

Five people dead in Chicago-area manufacturing company

Esmeralda Rocha, News Editor

February 20, 2019


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Five people were killed, and six others injured after 45-year-old Gary Martin opened fire in the Henry Pratt Co. Martin was asked to a meeting with Human Resources in which he was going to be terminated after working for the valve manufacturing company in Aurora, Illinois for 15 years. Martin was issued a...

Fighting the Bad Guys: Cancer patient sworn in as cop for a day

Fighting the Bad Guys: Cancer patient sworn in as cop for a day

Esmeralda Rocha, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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Houston-area 6-year old Abigail Rose Arias had her dream come true when she became the newest member of the Freeport Police Department. Abigail was sworn in by the Chief Ray Garivey after he learned about her interest in law enforcement. According to KPRC, Abigail has been battling cancer for two years. She h...

13-year-old Wisconsin girl escapes abduction, kidnapper charged

13-year-old Wisconsin girl escapes abduction, kidnapper charged

Vivian Reyes, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


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Jayme Closs was abducted from her family's home October 15, 2018 in Barron, Wisconsin. An attacker forced his way into the Closs family home where he shot and killed her father and mother. Jayme Closs was thirteen years old when found in her family's home during the time her parents were shot...

Texas Sized Early Voting Turnout

Texas Sized Early Voting Turnout

Sarah Al-Shaikh, News Editor

October 29, 2018


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As the clock struck 4:30 pm, the last couple of early-voters for the day trickled into Harris County Public Health Main Campus. While there was not a line leading out the building, as we saw on the first day of early voting, the energy and eagerness to vote were nonetheless still in the air. Several...

House Bill 2223

House Bill 2223

Ana Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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For too long, developmental education has been a well-intentioned, but failed investment

Harvey could impact victims’ mental health

Harvey could impact victims’ mental health

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


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To say that emotions around Houston are high would be an understatement. The devastation that Hurricane Harvey left in its wake was not limited material possessions, many residents in the Houston area are experiencing a mental hurricane of emotions that they themselves may not be able to make sense of. “It...

Congressman Al Green to hold public forum on Medicaid

Congressman Al Green to hold public forum on Medicaid

Egalitarian Staff Report

June 23, 2017


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Congressman Al Green and Special Guests: Children's Defense Fund-Texas, Houston Women's March, Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services, Houston Area Urban League, Light and Salt Association, Indivisible Houston, Indivisible Spring/Montgomery, Black Lives Matter: Houston, Houston Rising, Pantsuit Republic...

SpringBoard South hits HCC

SpringBoard South hits HCC

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-In-Chief

June 23, 2017


Filed under Culture, News, Showcase

Make sure not to miss SpringBoard South Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 at The Heinen theater located on HCC's central campus!!! The music festival which is celebrating it's sixth year gives musicians from around the world an opportunity to be seen and heard during a weekend of amazing performances. Local...

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