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Latest Nintendo Direct brings more Mario, Fire Emblem, plus other new games

Latest Nintendo Direct brings more Mario, Fire Emblem, plus other new games

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Gamers, time to throw your wallet at Nintendo once again; as they have announced brand new games as well as upcoming titles coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year. Yoshiaki Koizumi, Deputy General Manager of Nintendo, anchored the 36-minute-long Direct. It was Nintendo’s way of broadcasting...

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

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

Esmeralda Rocha, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Community, Showcase

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...

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under A&E, Showcase

About a year after Hurricane Harvey brushed through the Houston area, Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias announced that he would film a Netflix special titled “One Show Fits All” at the Toyota Center. On January 29, that same special was dropped on Netflix. The 42-year-old comedian did...

13-year-old Wisconsin girl escapes abduction, kidnapper charged

13-year-old Wisconsin girl escapes abduction, kidnapper charged

Vivian Reyes, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Speech winner calls hunger, “Mass destruction”

Speech winner calls hunger, “Mass destruction”

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Competitors were in good spirits on the morning of October 20th at Houston Community College Eastside Campus, as the 4th Annual Speech Tournament went underway. A total of 19 competitors participated in the tournament. Danielle Stagg, HCC Interim Chair of Speech and Communication and Speech Professor ...

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...

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