The Egalitarian

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...

Chancellor Cesar Maldonado clear of all charges

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 6, 2016

No evidence was found of Houston Community College’s Chancellor Cesar Maldonado committing any criminal activity in the purchase of the former Conn’s Appliance store property in front of the West Loop campus. The Harris County District Attorney Office’s Public Integrity Division concluded their...

HLSR surpass $175 million in scholarships

HLSR surpass $175 million in scholarships

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 6, 2016

When you think of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, BBQ,  bull-riding, concerts, carnival rides, deep fried Oreos and more come to mind. One thing the rodeo offers that we often forget? Scholarships. Since its founding, the rodeo has given over 16 thousand scholarships valued at about $175 mil...

HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition Training Session Highlights

HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition Training Session Highlights

Egalitarian Staff Report

April 3, 2016

The HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition contestants are well on their way to success. The program is open to entrants who want to turn their business idea into a serious business and those embarking on a growth plan. It’s hosted by the HCC Northwest Center for Entrepreneurship at the Spring ...

How good is your professor really?

How good is your professor really?

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

April 3, 2016

A great professor can make the most boring class in the world exciting, and can even help you find your passion in the subject they teach. Houston Community College has some amazing professors, but do you know who they are? You will be signing up for classes next semester soon, have you asked arou...

Scared of movie night, not with Redbox

Scared of movie night, not with Redbox

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

March 13, 2016

Being tight on a budget as a student, going to the movie theater can break the bank. With  $10 for one ticket, $7.50 for an Icee, $8.50 for a bag of popcorn, that’s already close to $30 for one person. Why not make it a Redbox night? Redbox makes the perfect date night on a college student budget. Redbox...

College readiness

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

March 13, 2016

“College readiness is not an ISD problem. It’s not an HCC problem. It’s our problem as a community,” stated Catherine O’Brien, HCC’s Assistant Vice Chancellor for College Readiness. She spoke at a College Readiness Summit at the West Loop campus on March 2. In attendance were faculty and...

Redbox and chill

Redbox and chill

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

March 10, 2016

Being tight on a budget as a student, going to the movie theater can break the bank. With  $10 for one ticket, $7.50 for an Icee, $8.50 for a bag of popcorn, that’s already close to $30 for one person. Why not make it a Redbox night? Redbox makes the perfect date night on a college student budget...

Around campus, March 9

Around campus, March 9

Egalitarian Staff Report

March 9, 2016

Tuition Changes. Starting next fall, out-of-district students' tuition bill will be easier to understand. Instead of being charged for in-district tuition and fees with out-of-district tuition and fee charges being added on as separate lines, students living outside district lines will simply be ...

NFL PR Machine Blowing More Smoke

NFL PR Machine Blowing More Smoke

Tori Hendricks, Contributor

March 1, 2016

The National Football League banned any draft prospect convicted of domestic violence, sexual assault, or weapons charges from participating in the scouting combine, according to Troy Vincent, executive vice president of football operations. Vincent sent a memo in late January to all NFL teams stating, ...

Around Campus Feb. 24

Around Campus Feb. 24

Egalitarian Staff Report

February 24, 2016

HCC celebrates Black History Month with dance and drum festival Annual event brings performers from Africa for workshops In celebration of Black History Month, the Dance Department of Houston Community College (HCC) Northwest is hosting the 9th annual "Akwaaba Dance and Drum Festival" Feb. 25 - 27 at ...

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