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

Officer Abigail Rose Arias ceremony

Esmeralda Rocha, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

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

Jayme Closs, 13, escaped a cabin in Washington where officials say she was held captive by Jake Thomas Patterson (Photo: AP)

Vivian Reyes, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

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

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

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

Harvey could impact victims’ mental health

Many Houston area residents are experiencing symptoms of trauma following hurricane harvey.

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017

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

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

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 of 'Soundgarden' and 'Audioslave' died Wednesday May 17. A cause of death has not yet been reported.

Skarleth Velasquez, Egalitarian Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

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

HCC's Phi Theta Kappa - Omega Sigma chapter officers and advisers poise with their international distinguished chapter and project awards at the Catalyst convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

April 26, 2017

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

Kiersten Priddy with her heifer named Sweet Caroline at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo a day before their showing at the Calf Scramble Beef Heifer Show in the NRG Center.

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

March 22, 2017

  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

HCC Honors College student visited Italy during Spring Break. The students visited cities such as Venice and Florence.

Ana Ramirez, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

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

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...

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