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Debate commission says it will make changes to format

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden gestures as President Donald Trump walks onto stage for the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. (Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)

David Bauder, AP Media Writer

September 30, 2020

NEW YORK — The presidential debate commission says it will soon adopt changes to its format to avoid a repeat of the disjointed first meeting between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. The commission said Wednesday the debate "made clear that additional structure should be added to the...

Mental Health During COVID-19

Mental Health During COVID-19

Stephanie Medrano

September 30, 2020

Mental Health is a controversial topic and most people shy away from speaking about their mental health due to feeling they will be judged. In 2020 with a worldwide pandemic where being isolated is the best way to prevent from contracting the virus mental health conditions are sure to be elevated. People...

The most jaw-dropping moment from the first presidential debate

FILE - In this combination of file photos, former Vice President Joe Biden, left, speaks in Wilmington, Del., on March 12, 2020, and President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington on April 5, 2020. Some of the country’s major sports betting companies are running contests in which participants predict things that will happen or be said during the presidential debate, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, for the chance to win money. (AP Photo/File)

Joel Valdes, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

During the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, President Trump evaded the request to condemn white supremacists. The debate moderator included a segment during the discussion that addressed politically-charged groups that were linked to each of the respective candidates’...

The silver linings of the pandemic

Taliah Richards

July 7, 2020

Like many other people, I've done my share of complaining these past several months. I’ve whined about being stuck inside for my birthday, a missed vacation, not being able to do the things I would normally do, and much more. Although we’re all going through tough times, try to look for the positives...

Manage your mental health during pandemic and protests

Taliah Richards

June 15, 2020

Although we’re not even halfway through it, this year has been a tough one. First, there’s the global pandemic, with more than 100,000 deaths in the United States due to COVID-19, stay-at-home orders, school cancellations and skyrocketing unemployment. Then, in the midst of all that, George Floyd,...

HCC Hosts Juneteenth Event Series: “Free to Be. Free to Breathe.”

Taliah Richards

June 14, 2020

As we approach Juneteenth, the day that is commemorated as the end of slavery, people around the country are protesting inequality and police brutality against black Americans. The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have sparked much-needed dialogue about what it means to be black i...

“Powerlessness, Protests, & Pandemic”

Julia Montanez

June 12, 2020

As an Afro Latina-American, living and working overseas during a pandemic turned worldwide racial equality protest, much of my reality has been divided. I work for an organization that works for the military and I love my job! I help service members handle the hardships of being deployed by boosting th...

Fire explosion in Los Angeles injures 11 firefighters

Firefighters respond to an explosion in downtown Los Angeles that has injured multiple firefighters and caused a fire that spread to several buildings, Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)

May 17, 2020

LOS ANGELES — An explosion Saturday at a hash oil manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles injured 11 firefighters who had gone inside the building after an initial report of a fire. Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Erik Scott said “one significant explosion" shook the neighborhood around 6:30 p.m.,...

Don’t be discouraged by life’s current decisions.

Liviala Lee, Writer

May 13, 2020

For me Covid-19 happened in the blink of an eye.  In February 2020 I took a vacation to Jamaica to visit my family and daughter living on the island.  By the time I came back to United States everything went downhill.  A was a full-time student of the Houston Community College and working full-time...

FREE COVID-19 Testing at HCC Southeast! Stop by Today!

Via Twitter @WeAreHCCS

Mario Castaneda, Writer

May 9, 2020

HCC Southeast campus has introduced a Free Drive-thru and Walk-up Coronavirus testing site available to all residents, No symptoms have to be detected nor any appointment needed! The Site is located at 6815 Rustic St. will be open From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until capacity is reached so it would be mindful...

Barbershops, salon to reopen Friday, gyms scheduled for May 18

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced his plan to reopen the state's economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Austin. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
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Mario Castaneda, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

Today during Gov. Greg Abott's Covid-19 briefing in Austin, Abbott said hair salons and barbershops which remained closed since the first phase of reopening Texas can now welcome back customers on Friday with limits while gyms can open on May 18,  for all you gym rats and those who have a full head...

Barack Obama will headline televised prime-time commencement for Class of 2020

This Dec. 13, 2019 file photo shows former President Barack Obama speaking at the Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific, organized by the Obama Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the Class of 2020 during an hour-long event that will also feature LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai and Ben Platt, among others. ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC will simultaneously air the special May 16 at 8 p.m. Eastern, along with more than 20 other broadcast and digital streaming partners, according to the announcement Tuesday from organizers. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)

May 5, 2020

NEW YORK — Former President Barack Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the high school Class of 2020 during an hour-long event that will also feature LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai and Ben Platt, among others. ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC will simultaneously air the special...

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