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Northeast Choral Society

Northeast Choral Society

Jimmieka Mills, Contributor

December 15, 2014

Have you heard about the new HCC Northeast Choral Society? The choir which is open to the public, and was started by Dr. Hilda Gentry, Educational Liaison for Cultural Programs and Community Outreach. Although started by staff, students have taken leadership roles in the choir and help determine...

Northeast holiday spirit

Northeast holiday spirit

Jimmieka Mills, Contributor

December 6, 2014

"I've never in my life seen a tree lighting ceremony," Julien Koyame, a HCC Northeast international student from West Africa. "I usually just go to school and home, this was nice to experience on campus." Many students were allowed to leave class to participate in the celebration. "What a beautiful ceremony", said Tansy Hamm, an HCC Northeast Counseling major. "I even saw the President around talking to students and staff, that was really cool".

A central fitness face-lift

A central fitness face-lift

Brenda Jacoby, Contributor

December 5, 2014

A recent renovation of the San Jacinto Memorial Building included a state-of-the-art upgrade for HCC’s Central campus Fitness Center. The sleek workout space now sports a weight and cardio area, basketball court with stadium seating and men and women locker rooms. This facility is not included in ...

CAD Society hosts Info session on piping industry

CAD Society hosts Info session on piping industry

Alyssa Foley, Editor

November 25, 2014

The HCC Southwest CAD Society hosted Sarah Evans Carter, Operations Manager of the Society of Piping Engineers and Designers (SPED) Thursday Nov. 20 11:30-12:30p.m. at Stafford campus’ Scarcella building. CAD stands for Computer Aided Drafting, which is the design simulation software used by design...

HCC hosts golf tournament for Minority Male Initiative Foundation

HCC hosts golf tournament for Minority Male Initiative Foundation

Chutiya Metheesupapak

November 11, 2014

“I participated for the last three years,” said Stacy Welcome, “It is for a good cause, whenever we can put money forward to and for the career and get them the opportunities specifically for the minority male is the winner.” Welcome added, ”I think it’s very successful because they are able to get participation from large corporations as well as faculty and staff, so just to be able to promote the program itself makes it more successful.” She added that, “it’s not just a once a year type of thing, it’s probably one of the biggest events to support the program.”

Drops in the bucket: NSLS hosts Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof

Drops in the bucket: NSLS hosts Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof

Alyssa Foley, Editor

November 10, 2014

“All of our lives are chaotic and random. If we can find some way to connect to a cause, we can give it [our lives] some overlying purpose.” Kristof explained. “I think we know that helping people is harder than it looks,” Kristof admitted, “but we can have an effect and that’s profoundly reassuring.” He added that, “I’ve become a believer in drops in the bucket.” WuDunn and Kristof were asked, what can college students do to make a difference? “You don’t have to just give - there’s advocacy,” WuDunn said. She told students to, “Look into something you care about [. . .] Follow an interest you have. Do it with friends.” Kristof recommended using Facebook and Twitter as platforms for advocacy.

Game day coming to Stafford Nov. 12

Game day coming to Stafford Nov. 12

Alyssa Foley

November 6, 2014

The Southwest College’s Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting Game Day in the Stafford Campus Learning Hub lobby on Wednesday Nov. 12th from noon till 2:30PM. Games will include giant Connect Four, Xbox 360, Jenva, and Playstation. SGA Secretary Rodrigue Djikeuchi described the last Game Day at the West Loop campus on Oct. 15 as a chance for students to, “get to know each other.” SGA President Godswill Muofhe believes there is more to school than going to class. Game Day is an chance for students to do more than just attend class.

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