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State of the College brings goals for the future

State of the College brings goals for the future

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

In a full house on a Wednesday morning, Houston Community College Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado delivered a talk on HCC’s research on educational needs. Other special guests and speakers include HCC Trustee and Board Chair Dr. Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Dr. Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the...

“Game of Thrones”, “Flash” stars coming to Comicpalooza

“Game of Thrones”, “Flash” stars coming to Comicpalooza

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Winter is coming in Houston. Wait, what? Brace yourselves, Houston. Comicpalooza announced Game of Thrones actresses Emilia Clarke, Nathalie Emmanuel, and The Flash’s Grant Gustin as headliners to the 2019 comic convention, which will run from Friday, May 10 to Sunday, May 12 at George R. Brow...

NSLS Southeast Chapter looks forward to future success

NSLS Southeast Chapter looks forward to future success

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

When it’s Friday afternoon, it usually means “weekend, yay!”. However, the student members of the NSLS Southeast Chapter at HCC Eastside campus holds their meetings every Friday afternoon, and they aren’t complaining. In fact, they love being part of a powerful society. Adviser Tina Williams...

Nipsey Hussle’s death leaves community grieving

Nipsey Hussle’s death leaves community grieving

Vivian Reyes and Frederick Barnes

April 10, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Ermias Asghedom, a Los Angeles-based rapper better known as Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot on Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Los Angeles, California outside his own store he owned in South Los Angeles. Sources say that Nipsey’s team was not notified about his appearance to the store. Following his appearance,...

D.C.-bound: HCC student accepted to Gallaudet University

D.C.-bound: HCC student accepted to Gallaudet University

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

Mary El-Krab has been accepted into Gallaudet University, a school for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Although El-Krab is not hearing impaired she will attend under a select group of hearing students who know American Sign Language and would like to study alongside deaf and hard of hearing individuals....

Cultural Obsolescence and Evolution

Cultural Obsolescence and Evolution

Virginia Grant, Culture Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Showcase

The headline read “Whites Will Become a Minority by 2045.” My first thought was; no big deal, we all knew that was coming. I remember being a child back in the 60s and my parents discussing how America was becoming a new blended race with ancestors from around the globe. We thought it was a good...

Down To The Wire! Kentucky Wildcats Defeat University of Houston

Down To The Wire! Kentucky Wildcats Defeat University of Houston

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Houston lost to the Kentucky Wildcats in a game that came down to the last minute. Things started off slow for both teams at first. But around the eight-minute mark, Kentucky went on an 11 to 2 run, adding 16 points in the paint. Going into the second half University of Houston found...

Old video of Cardi B resurfaces; responds to past claims

Old video of Cardi B resurfaces; responds to past claims

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

"All I can do is be a better me for myself my family and my future."

University of Houston advances to Sweet 16 for the first time since 1984

University of Houston advances to Sweet 16 for the first time since 1984

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Houston Men's Basketball team are living their best life. The team has a lot to celebrate this semester. For the first time since 1984, they will advance to the "Sweet 16" to play the Kentucky Wildcats. Last week they defeated Ohio State University with a final score of 74 to 59. Legendary...

Lance Bass dives deep in 90’s boy band scam

Lance Bass dives deep in 90’s boy band scam

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase

If you have heard about Lou Pearlman, you may become aware of his history. Otherwise, you are in for a heck of a ride. If you were a 90’s girl like myself, I’m sure you remember those days when two of the biggest boy bands took over the world, and your bedroom walls. Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC were rival groups back in the day, however, no fan knew about what was happen...

Startups shine bright in SXSW Trade Show

Startups shine bright in SXSW Trade Show

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase

One of the highlights that SXSW had to offer was the Startup Pavillion, featured at the Trade Show. Each Startup had a story to tell, from how they came up with their invention or product, to promoting their company altogether. Some are currently in beta mode, or work in progress, while others are...

Houston Dynamo bows out of CONCACAF

Houston Dynamo bows out of CONCACAF

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Dynamo exit the CONCACAF Champions League with a 3-0 aggregate score against Tigres of Monterrey in the quarter-finals. Houston Dynamo showed they could tactically tango with the Mexican giants but failed to take advantage of their goal scoring opportunities. The first leg was held in...

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