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Daughter motivated Watts to not give up

Daughter motivated Watts to not give up

Jamie Watts

May 22, 2020

Hi, my name is Jamie Watts. I will be a Spring 2020 graduate with my associate of arts in multidisciplinary studies. My journey wasn’t easy at all. I lost my mom in 1998. It’s been a very hard mental issue on me since then, and today I don’t know what happened to my mother. But, I do know...

Back on track

Raquel Perez and her family. Perez received her certificate in audio engineering during HCC's virtual graduation ceremony May 22.

Raquel Perez

May 22, 2020

I got my certificate in audio engineering! I am 30-year-old mother of seven. I dropped out of high school and became a teen mom of twin boys at 16. It took me years to get back on track but I did. I was on one path and then moved so this certification actually took me years. Last year, I...

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...

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...

Oprah to headline Facebook and Instagram graduation event

Oprah to headline Facebook and Instagram graduation event

Liviala Lee, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

As we all know, due to the pandemic alot of events including graduations for this year has been cancelled.  Students of many schools, including the Houston Community College is unsure of how graduation will take place.  We are still waiting on advisory reports from officials from the school to confirm...

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 3

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 3

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

With yesterday being the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, let's see if my draft board matched up with the actual selections... FIRST PICK - Cincinnati Bengals Joe Burrow Everyone knew this was gonna happen. SECOND PICK - Washington Redskins Chase Young Since DC did not have the first pick,...

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 2

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 2

April 23, 2020

In part 2, I will show my draft predictions in the first round. Just about everyone knows who the first three draft picks will be, but Picks 4-32 should be fun to speculate. Tomorrow I will post the actual draft selections and see how many I got right. And remember... the Texans do not have any first...

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 1

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 1

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

For today's NFL Draft, I will looking at players to watch, predict who will be drafted and report the actual draft selection. In Part 1, we will look at some players (recognized and under-the-radar) that are available in this year's draft. Let's begin... JUSTIN HERBERT - QB, OREGON https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlpQ8vTic74 Big, talented full-fi...

HISD extends its food distrbutions for the week! walk-ups and pickups.

HISD extends its food distrbutions for the week! walk-ups and pickups.

Mario Castaneda, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

Houston Independent School District has announced that they will extend its food distribution services for this week. Fondren Middle School was one of the five distribution sites opened Monday. Staff with nutrition services said they are trying to accommodate people with and without vehicles during ...

Ex-Server becomes Catering Chef during Quarantine

Quinton Sartor

Liviala Lee

April 16, 2020

As times grew harder for food industry workers, majority is left without a job and some left to get creative with their talents. After losing his job as a server at The Taste of Texas due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Quinton Sartor decided to follow his lifelong dream of starting his own business as a catering...

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