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Some millennials digging into news, contrary to stereotype

Some millennials digging into news, contrary to stereotype

CONNIE CASS, The Associated Press

September 26, 2015

WASHINGTON — Don't believe everything you see tweeted, shared or posted about the millennial generation being uninformed. A sizable group of these young adults — 4 of every 10 — actively seeks out the news, an analysis of their media habits finds. Even the out-of-it others say they stum...

Student Gov talks resources

Student Gov talks resources

Ashura Bayyan, Writer

September 8, 2015

Wednesday Sept. 2, the HCC Student Government Association held its first public meeting of the semester. Many topics were discussed, including an outline of upcoming semester events and an explanation of what new resources are available to students this semester. A free textbook campaign has begun....

NSLS awarding scholarships

NSLS awarding scholarships

Egalitarian Staff Report

September 3, 2015

Houston Community College students who are active members of the National Society of Leadership and Success can apply for the organization's merit and need-based scholarships. The society is now accepting applications for fall 2015 scholarships. Eligible members from any chapter may apply online through Oct...

Katy Rotary gives scholarships

Katy Rotary gives scholarships

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2015

The Katy Rotary Fund gifted $30 thousand to the HCC Foundation for scholarships for current and former Katy ISD students attending Houston Community College. The fund will dole out $10 thousand a year for the next three years. Katy Rotary Fund President Ken Burton presented the check at the HCC ...

Campus Safety Tips

Campus Safety Tips

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer

May 21, 2015

Crime on campus doesn’t happen that often, but we can always pick up good habits whether on campus or off. Houston has a crime rate a little less than twice the national average (The Houston city crime rate is 541.7; the U.S. average is 301.1). In 2012, Houston had over 11-thousand assaults per...

Slideshow: HCC’s ‘Evolution of Chic’ fashion show

Slideshow: HCC’s ‘Evolution of Chic’ fashion show

Erik Calderon, Guest Writer

May 8, 2015

Houston Community College held its annual 'Evolution of Chic' fashion show on Friday May 1. Each of the twenty-two fashion designers has a unique style, that was set to the tune DJ Anthony while their models strut across the runway. The Central Learning Hub was packed with fashion enthusiasts and...

TRiO graduates celebrate

TRiO graduates celebrate

Shanedra Smith, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015

HCC Central's TRiO Student Support Services Program held their Graduation and Awards Banquet on May 1 from noon 3 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel in Downtown Houston. The 2015 graduates and other students received recognition for their effort and for being added to the Honors or Dean’s List. Dr....

International Festival celebrates diversity

International Festival celebrates diversity

Shanedra Smith, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

TRiO Student Support Services Program hosted an International Festival on April 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. behind the San Jacinto building at HCC Central. The event provided lively and vibrant education and fun. Rubina Khan, director of Tutor Services at TRiO, talked about the history of the International...

Central Hosts Science Career Fair

Central Hosts Science Career Fair

Chutiya Metheesupapak, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

Over 100 science majors and high school students attended HCC Central’s “Biology and Physical Sciences Career Fair” on April 16. In this event, there were many experts from different institutions that gave students a guide to higher education and career success in engineering, nursing, pharmacy and he...

Slideshow: Free Hugs at Stafford campus

Slideshow: Free Hugs at Stafford campus

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 18, 2015

Psi Kappa hosted a Free Hugs event on Wednesday April 15 at 12:30 p.m. in the Stafford campus' Learning Hub. Giving hugs is positive psychology in action. A hug can make people feel better, lower blood pressure, alleviate fears, relieve stress and more. Psi Kappa is a psychology club at HCC Southwest....

Slideshow: World Water Day 2015

Slideshow: World Water Day 2015

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

March 31, 2015

A World Water Day conference was hosted at Houston Community College’s Stafford campus Learning Hub room 139, Friday, March 27, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Here are some images from the event....

World Water Day coming to Stafford campus

World Water Day coming to Stafford campus

Alyssa Foley, Editor In Chief

March 25, 2015

A local World Water Day event will be held at Houston Community College’s Stafford campus Learning Hub room 139,10041 Cash Road, Stafford, TX. Friday, March 27, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. World Water Day was started by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993. The...

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