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The Egalitarian

The student news site of Houston Community College

The Egalitarian

The student news site of Houston Community College

The Egalitarian

Staff Writer Thomas Hopkins

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This drone image taken Monday shows Buffalo Bayou out of its banks covering Memorial Drive, left, and Allen Parkway, right, near downtown Houston at the Studemont Street/Montrose Boulevard bridge. As of Wednesday, officials said eight have died in the floods while approximately 1,200 have been rescued from flooded residences.

[Photo] Houston Flood 2016

Jimmieka Mills, News Editor
April 21, 2016
HCC Central Honors College students Josue Rodriguez (left) and Alexandre Soares da Silva (right) study in the honors lounge on the first floor of the San Jacinto building. Two new Honor Colleges, complete with student lounges, will open this fall at the Stafford and Spring Branch campuses. Students in the program have smaller, more invigorating classes; assistance with financial aid; leadership training; and travel opportunities.

[Photo] Honors College expanding

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
March 13, 2016
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Are you armed?

Thomas Hopkins, Staff Writer
February 27, 2016
TIRR 1 Hotwheels with Globetrotter members El Gato Melendez and Hawk Thomas.

[Photo] A Houston basketball dynasty

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 15, 2016
, Monday, February 08, 2016 in Houston, Tex. (Thomas Hopkins/Egalitarian)

[Photo] HCC tutors free

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
February 12, 2016
United Student Council President Josue Rodriguez is one of the student representatives on the Chancellors Campus Carry Committee.

[Photo] Open Carry is not Campus Carry

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
February 2, 2016
David Ortiz trots around the bases after blasting a homerun at Fenway Park on July 5, 2015

[Photo] 2015 MLB Year in Review

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
January 6, 2016
U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds flying F-16C Flying Falcons

Slideshow: Wings Over Houston Airshow

Thomas Hopkins, Staff Photographer
October 22, 2015
Staff Writer Marialuisa Rincon

[Photo] Happy Columbus Day?

Marialuisa Rincon, Staff Writer
October 12, 2015
Students studying in the Central HCC library. 
The Central library is one of five locations where Phi Theta Kappa will host Study blasts on Saturday Oct. 17.

[Photo] Free tutoring Oct 17

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
October 8, 2015
Dallas Keuchel pitching versus the Los Angels Angels on September 21

[Photo] Houston loves Dallas

John Canamar, Sports Editor
October 2, 2015
Wells Fargo gave $20 thousand to the HCC Foundation, presenting the check on Sept 17 at the Board of Trustees meeting. Pictured here are Wells Fargo representatives with members of the HCC board of trustees, HCC Chancellor Cesar Maldonado and representatives of the HCC Foundation scholarship fund.

[Photo] Wells Fargo gives 20K to HCC

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
September 29, 2015
At HCC Central, the Student Government Association has partnered with the Student Library Advisory Council (SLAC) to open a textbook library checkout. From left to right is SLAC Vice President Elijah Foster, SLAC Adviser Erica Hubbard, Student Government Association Vice President Jessica Thuy Nguyen and SLAC Secretary Thao Nguyen.

[Photo] Free textbook rental launches

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
September 16, 2015
Ben Hall is a candidate for mayor of Houston. He discussed his plans for educational reform, infrastructure and city beautification in a recent interview.

[Photo] Race for Mayor: Ben Hall

Marialuisa Rincon, Staff Writer
September 15, 2015
Pictured here are members of HCCs United Student Council executive board. From left to right is Vice President Frances Rodriguez, Secretary Angela Dowdy, President Josue Rodriguez, (behind J. Rodriguez) Parliamentarian Mario Arroyo, Historian Nicholas Trevieso-Perez and Treasurer Adrian Nwanze.

[Photo] Council represents students

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
September 10, 2015
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