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House Bill 2223

House Bill 2223

Ana Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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

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Harvey could impact victims’ mental health

Harvey could impact victims’ mental health

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

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 A&E, Community, 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...

Chris Cornell lead singer of ‘Soundgarden’ dead at 52

Chris Cornell lead singer of ‘Soundgarden’ dead at 52

Skarleth Velasquez, Egalitarian Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Culture, News, Showcase

Chris Cornell, Lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave passed away at the age of 52. Cornell, who had been on tour, died Wednesday night in Detroit, Brian Bumbery said in a statement to The Associated Press. Cornell had performed a Detroit concert with Soundgarden that night. Cornell's rep called th...

Omega Sigma top 100

Omega Sigma top 100

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Houston Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter ranks as one of the top chapters internationally. HCC’s Omega Sigma chapter placed in the top 100 chapters out of more than 1,250 chapters around the world. From Phi Theta Kappa’s international convention in Nashville, Tennessee,...

1,000-pound animal, 10-year-old girl

1,000-pound animal, 10-year-old girl

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

March 22, 2017


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  During most of March, the NRG Center seems more like an air-conditioned barn than a convention center. Rows of thousand-pound animals line up in stalls inside. The majority of the heifers are raised by high schoolers, but right next to the Calf Scramble check-in table in row J is a heifer tied...

Honor students take trip to Italy

Honor students take trip to Italy

Ana Ramirez, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 9, the Houston Community College Honor College students started their travels to Venice and Florence in Italy. Every year the sophomores of the honors college go on a trip during spring break to learn more about what they have been learning in class. The trip is funded by HCC and the HCC boa...

HCCPD assists in HPD matter

HCCPD assists in HPD matter

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

March 22, 2017


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Houston Community College Southwest Brays Oaks Campus was caught up in a shelter-in-place last month while police searched for a suspect in a nearby police shooting. The shooting did not occur on the HCC’s 8855 West Bellfort property, but the campus fell at the edge of the shelter-in-place area i...

Trustee called out for anti-LGBT rant, again

Trustee called out for anti-LGBT rant, again

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

March 11, 2017


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A Houston Community College student called out Trustee Dave Wilson for his anti-LGBT remarks at a board meeting. Before the vote on the resolution reaffirming the college’s support of the Texas Dream Act, Wilson objected to a clause in the resolution restating HCC’s existing anti-discrimination polic...

HCC passes Campus Carry policy

HCC passes Campus Carry policy

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

March 11, 2017


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Houston Community College’s governing board approved the campus carry policy fleshing out the details of where weapons are allowed on campus. Passed in 2015, Texas Senate Bill 11 allows handgun license holders to carry a concealed or hidden gun in particular areas on college campuses. The campus...

Brays Oaks Campus lock down over

Brays Oaks Campus lock down over

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under News

The lock down of Houston Community College Brays Oaks Campus and the surrounding area was called off around 4pm. Classes have been canceled and the campus closed for the rest of the day. According to campus police, there were no injuries on campus, the lockdown was for precaution. Classes will...

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