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Got Parking?

Got Parking?

Wendy Cortes, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Showcase

Nothing starts the semester and welcomes us all back to school, more than spending precious learning time driving around campus searching for a parking spot. How tedious to have to spend valuable learning time going in circles, rising up numerous levels in a parking garage, to find out there are no spots...

We are NOT The Enemy

We are NOT The Enemy

Ana Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Showcase

We’ve been hearing this almost every day: “The media is the enemy of the American people”. When President Donald Trump took office, one of the things he started doing was to attack the media for reporting “false news” on his presidential duties, and his moves. He hated how some journalists...

Express headed back to Houston?

Express headed back to Houston?

John Cañamar, Head Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Houston looks to add Round Rock as Triple-A affiliate.

The Albany Movement: The Impact of Two Young Revolutionaries

The Albany Movement: The Impact of Two Young Revolutionaries

Marquis Wiley, Egalitarian Contributor

February 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Culture, Showcase

It is still hard to believe that there was a time when America was legally divided in to “separate but equal” parts. Voting laws, interracial marriages, water fountains, even hospitals were segregated by Whites and “Coloreds.” White delivery rooms were properly maintained, while the Colored delivery...

“Hostiles” is a grand western with questionable morals

“Hostiles” is a grand western with questionable morals

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

When Kevin Costner revived the Western genre 27 years ago with his epic “Dances with Wolves,” he also introduced a new element of realism to the genre. Director Scott Cooper is now the latest person to fuse it into his work, and his noir-Western is definitely more than just a story about “cowboys...

Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ revives the thrill in political thrillers

Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ revives the thrill in political thrillers

Fabian Brims

January 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

While everyone is waiting for Steven Spielberg’s next movie, ‘Ready Player One,’ he used the time spent in post-production  to quickly shoot a movie that is nothing less than a statement for a free press and its importance for democracy in America: ‘The Post.’ After compiling a report for the...

Altuve named MVP

Altuve named MVP

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

"I was surprised that I won it."

HCC mourns over loss of Mark Chavarria

HCC mourns over loss of Mark Chavarria

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase

When I met Mark Anthony Chavarria for the first time, he was one of the instructors during my first semester at HCC for Radio and TV Field Production. He introduced himself by saying he worked on a small movie called “Inception.” I immediately liked his sense of humor. Around Mark there was neve...

‘Darkest Hour’ is a gripping war of words

‘Darkest Hour’ is a gripping war of words

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase, Uncategorized

When a movie is based on real events, one of the biggest challenges is to tell an exciting and suspenseful story even though the audience already knows the ending. This is a particular problem in period pieces, where some historical knowledge can quickly turn into a movie spoiler, but director Joe Wright...

HCC students participate in NASA program

HCC students participate in NASA program

Ana Ramirez, Digital Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Houston Community College Student’s Josh Ponce and Sarah Stockman represented HCC in the NASA Community College of Aerospace Scholars program

“The Florida Project” is a quiet movie with huge impact

“The Florida Project” is a quiet movie with huge impact

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Everyone is familiar with Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, but fewer people know what’s going on right outside that “happiest place on earth.” Director Sean Baker, who also wrote & produced the movie, takes the viewer to a place that couldn’t be a bigger contrast to the world-famous...

The Beautiful Struggle: Roxanne Thompson

The Beautiful Struggle: Roxanne Thompson

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Showcase

When Student Government Association President Roxanne Thompson enrolled at Houston Community College in 2015, she wanted to connect with other students but quickly found that was going to be a challenge. “As a non-traditional student on campus I noticed there wasn’t a way for me to network and start...

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