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Schools and Covid

Schools and Covid

Rhiannon Brast, editor

September 30, 2020

With COVID being prominent in the world today, schools are faced with a tough decision, whether or not students will be able to attend after the holidays. Most people are concerned for college students rather than the younger students because of the living situations. According to the CDC,  a lot...

Going to college as an “older” student

Taliah Richards

July 2, 2020

 How old is too old to go to college? As a person who spends a lot of time on different message boards and social media, I see variations of this question all the time. Is 40 too old to go back to school? Is 29 too old? What about 22? People who don’t fall into the “traditional” age range that...

Additional graduation 2016 instructions

Additional graduation 2016 instructions

Egalitarian Staff Report

May 5, 2016

Houston Community College’s annual graduation ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 9am-noon at NRG Stadium. President and CEO of the Houston Texans Jamey Rootes will be the keynote speaker at commencement. The ceremony registration deadline is extended until Friday, May 6. Register...

Around campus, March 9

Teniqua Williams studies in the HCC Central library.

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 ...

TSI change helping, hurting students success rates

This graph shows the student pass rate by subject area at HCC. Smaller programs tend to have higher pass rates. Vice Chancellor of Student Services Kimberley Beatty noted at at a tustee meeting Feb. 16 that 80 percent of students passing a course with an A, B, or C grade is considered a successful pass rate.

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

March 1, 2016

In fall 2015, Houston Community College students enrolled in a total of 56700 semester credit hours, which is about a 1500 drop in credit hours from the previous fall. Overall, HCC did not really lose enrollment because the college picked up more enrollment in the adult high school program. “We a...

‘Campus carry’ not the problem

'Campus carry' not the problem

Thomas Hopkins, Staff Writer

May 21, 2015

On every campus across the state of Texas there are professors, administrators and students who have been watching the status of House Bill 937, or the “campus carry” bill. For some, it means the ability to legally and efficiently defend their person at a place they spend a great deal of their time.

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