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Young Invincibles offers Health Advocacy Training

Young Invincibles offers Health Advocacy Training

Egalitarian, Staff Report

July 6, 2016

Young Invincibles would like to invite you to our Health Coverage Gap Advocacy Training on July 14 from 6:30–8:30pm at the Montrose Center, 401 Branard St., Houston TX. It will be the first of five statewide trainings on the health coverage gap for young adults. YI is a national non-profit organization...

Honor society leaves lasting impression on students

Honor society leaves lasting impression on students

Jimmieka Mills, Editor In Chief

June 2, 2016

Houston Community College boasts many honor societies which vary in membership benefits. Though benefits can range from discounts on products to scholarships, the ultimate goal for societies is to leave a lasting impression on those who choose to become active in one of these organizations. The National...

HCC to revamp advising

HCC to revamp advising

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

May 18, 2016

Houston Community College is aiming to revamp its advising and career clusters by fall 2017 in order to help students graduate sooner and not waste time and money by taking unnecessary courses. The new Meta Majors model guides students into a particular degree path by clustering related degrees together. Vice...

Entrepreneurs honored at ceremony

Entrepreneurs honored at ceremony

Egalitarian Staff Report

May 10, 2016

Houston Community College and Newspring celebrated winners of the ninth annual HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition on April 26, awarding $26,000 in prize money and over $10,000 in in-kind prizes to some of Houston’s rising entrepreneurs. TCC Learning won first place and was awarded $12,000 along with ...

Coleman students earn awards

Coleman students earn awards

Kimberly Webber, Contributor

May 10, 2016

Houston Community College’s Coleman Student Life received several honors at the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities national conference in Houston this past March. Coleman was represented by student leaders Nadia Carter, Travana Matthews, Fandrea Nazir, Lottie Kesee and their Adviso...

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!

Egalitarian Staff Report

April 23, 2016

Just in time for Earth Day, a new Independence Day: Resurgence trailer has arrived! To help us all defend our planet, for a limited time, the original INDEPENDENCE DAY (1996) movie will be available for only $0.99, with all of Fox’s net proceeds being donated to Earth Day Network! Get your $0.99...

Dr. Beatty explains goal of increasing student success

Dr. Beatty explains goal of increasing student success

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2016

Houston Community College has the ambitious goal of increasing the rate of students passing their courses with an A, B, or C grade by two percent by May 2017. The goal is to start “meeting students where they are and doing things differently in the classroom to get them there,” explained HCC Vice ...

USC launches survey for food options

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 21, 2016

The United Student Council launched an online survey on students’ satisfaction with the current food options at Houston Community College campuses. “We started the survey so we can get an idea of what students want,” says Josue Rodriguez, the United Student Council President. “It’s kin...

Are picking Bluebonnets legal?

Are picking Bluebonnets legal?

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016

For years now, Texans have told tourists and each other that “It’s illegal to pick bluebonnets!” With the state flower blossoming across Texas, it’s time to re-examine that. That belief itself is completely false; it’s an urban legend. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, there’s no...

Missouri City campus is a good deal

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 7, 2016

“It became clear that the enrollment at that campus was lower than what was expected,” explained Trustee Neeta Sane, “you can’t even see it where it is. It’s in a closed-knit corner of Sienna.” A new Missouri City campus is being built off Texas Parkway, it’s will be the third site in the...

Livestock auctions makes killing at Rodeo

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Around Texas, young people bring their livestock to vie for some of the most coveted titles in the industry: Houston Champion. They participate in the NRG Arena Sales Pavilion around noon on auction days to grab a seat to bid on the year’s top-quality livestock. At the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, hig...

Alpacas parade around the rodeo grounds

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

Alpacas paraded through the NRG park and rodeo carnival on March 17. Several owners trekked their Alpacas through the arena to the NRG Center before leading the alpaca celebrities back to their pens. “To bring my animals here and bring happiness to other people is everything,” says Cynthia Mas...

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