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White House race revs up

White House race revs up

Will Weissert, The Associated Press

February 26, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas doesn't open the voting in presidential campaigns like Iowa and New Hampshire do, but the 2016 Republican race already feels well underway in America's largest conservative state. Much earlier than usual, potential candidates, operatives and donors are maneuvering for advantage...

HCC holds scholarship gala

HCC holds scholarship gala

John Cañamar, Sport's Editor

February 26, 2015

On Saturday, Houston Community College held its annual Black History Scholarship Gala at The Hotel Zaza. The event was hosted by KHOU Anchor Mia Gradney and KPRC Meteorologist Khambrel Marshall. More than 300 members of the community -including members of the HCC Board of Trustees, faculty and...

Virtual Campus Bulletin Board launches for students

Virtual Campus Bulletin Board launches for students

Chutiya Metheesupapak, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

Campus Bulletin Board is a new website made especially for college students. On the website, the students can create an event, list an organization or sell a textbook or electronic device. Campus Bulletin Board will officially launch on Feb. 27 at www.CampusBulletinBoard.com Karar Khan, CEO of Campus Bulletin Board, is a former U...

Free Neighborhood Tax Help

Free Neighborhood Tax Help

Egalitarian Staff Report

February 12, 2015

Free tax preparation, e-filings for a fast refund, direct deposits and ITIN applications. Families and individuals earning up to $58,000 are eligible. No appointments. Walk-ins only. Call Texas/United Way Helpline: 211 or visit: FreeTaxCenters.org. International students/faculty requiring 1040NR shou...

Central SGA February Events

Central SGA February Events

Egalitarian Staff Report

February 11, 2015

HCC Central's Student Government Association will be hosting several events in the month of February at the Central and South campuses. Below is a list of their upcoming events. Spring 2015 Club Day Feb. 12. 1-3 p.m. Main Entrance of the San Jacinto Bldg. Followed by An Evening of Zydeco and Gumbo 3p.m....

Trio Aids Students

Trio Aids Students

Tamitra Harris, Staff Writer

January 31, 2015

Trio Student Services Support is a program located at Houston Community College-Central Campus. The program provides academic support for first generation, low income students who are enrolled at HCC Central, working toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree, have less than 30 credits,...

Photos: Welcome Back! from Central SGA

Photos: Welcome Back! from Central SGA

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2015

The Student Government Association is the official voice of the students at Central College. Every tuition paying student is already a member of SGA.  For more information on Central SGA, contact Advisor Sonya Sneed sonya.sneed@hccs.edu 713.718.6402

Rockets

January 29, 2015

Officers told teens to get out of car before shooting

Officers told teens to get out of car before shooting

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press

January 29, 2015

DENVER — Police told teens several times to get out of a stolen car before opening fire and killing the 17-year-old girl behind the wheel as she drove at one of the officers, Denver's police chief said. The officer was between the car and a brick wall and felt threatened as he and a colleague fired,...

Johnny Steele Dog Park opens along Buffalo Bayou

Johnny Steele Dog Park opens along Buffalo Bayou

Brenda Jacoby, A&E Editor

January 20, 2015

The weather was perfect for the opening of the Johnny Steele Dog Park on Saturday. Congresswomen Sheila Jackson Lee recited the proclamation. Houston Landscape Architect Johnny Steele helped with the ribbon cutting and the philanthropic Kinder Family stood with their pooch. After the formalities,...

Friendswood man accused of paying high school girls for sex

Friendswood man accused of paying high school girls for sex

The Associated Press

January 13, 2015

GALVESTON, Texas  — Opening statements have begun in Galveston in the sexual assault trial of a 63-year-old man who prosecutors say paid thousands of dollars to high school girls for sex. Michael Wayne McIntosh of Friendswood is facing multiple charges that include inducing a child to have...

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...

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