The Egalitarian

HCC Hosts Juneteenth Event Series: “Free to Be. Free to Breathe.”

Taliah Richards

June 14, 2020

As we approach Juneteenth, the day that is commemorated as the end of slavery, people around the country are protesting inequality and police brutality against black Americans. The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have sparked much-needed dialogue about what it means to be black i...

Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

Actress Gabrielle Union poses at the 13th Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Nekesa Mumbi Moody, AP Entertainment Writer

February 7, 2020

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year's star-studded Essence luncheon was that in an unforgiving industry that often overlooks, black women need no validation from Hollywood — or elsewhere — to appreciate...

Bootcamp Opens Up to HCC Students

Bootcamp Opens Up to HCC Students

Geovany, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

If you're looking for some serious workouts at HCC, look no further. For those looking for a physical or mental transformation, this is the place for you. Expect doing laps and high-intensity warm-ups followed by arms, legs, and core exercises. Top it all off with partner workouts at the end. It all...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cortney Paxton, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Colors often represent different things to different people.  For one person, blue may be their favorite color, or they may associate green with their car.  But in October, the color pink takes on a whole new meaning.  Pink has been linked to the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness.  Buildings...

Free tutoring Oct 17

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.

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2015

Study blasts will be hosted at five Houston Community College libraries on Saturday Oct. 17, 9 am – 4 pm. The free tutoring, food, refreshments and study time will take place at Central, Alief-Hayes, Eastside, Northline and West Loop campus libraries. “This event is to help students who are struggling in their classes,” said Angie Chacko...

Job fair opens opportunities

With the variety of jobs available to students the size and relevance of the some of the companies provide a fair career goal for interested people.

Ajani Stewart, Photographer/Writer

October 2, 2015

Houston Community College Stafford campus held a Job Fair Oct 1., hosting over 20 companies. The companies ranged from specialization in government, service, food service, property management and media, along with plenty more. Students flowed through the halls in search of an appealing job or even...

HCC sets 2015 graduation guidelines

Students await their name being called during the 2011 graduation ceremony. This year's graduation is schedule for Saturday, May 16 at NRG Stadium.

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2015

Houston Community College's 2015 commencement ceremony will be held at the NRG Stadium on Saturday May 16. Students who have applied and been approved for graduation are required to register for the ceremony online here. The graduation ceremony for those earning an academic degree is at 8:30 a.m...

Central Hosts Science Career Fair

Jennifer Burton answering students' questions at HCC Central’s “Biology and Physical Sciences Career Fair” on April 16.

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...

HCC engineering head touts program

Houston Community College Engineering Director Susan Thompson speaks during Thursday's science career fair at Central Campus.

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2015

At the Alief campus, students can earn an Associate of Science and Engineering Science degree, though HCC’s partnership with the University of Texas at Tyler. “Though this degree, you are able to earn bachelor’s degrees in engineering - engineering in mechanical, electrical, and civil,” explained Thompson, “These are seamlessly aligned though the A.S.E. degree that has been established it will feed directly into the UT-Tyler program.”

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....

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....

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