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Spring break staycations around Houston

Spring break staycations around Houston

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

March 13, 2016


Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

If spring break will be a staycation or if you’re on a tight budget, there are free things you can do around Houston for a unique experience on your time off. Go sightseeing. The JPMorgan Chase Tower offers the highest public view of Houston from the Sky Lobby on the sixtieth floor. A one-stop elevator takes visitors to the observat...

Cyber Perks

Cyber Perks

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

February 27, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase, Video

As you have probably noticed, your HCC student email account changed over winter break. School accounts migrated from Microsoft Exchange to Microsoft 365. The new email system comes with perks. All HCC students can now download the 2013 Microsoft Office Suite on up to five personal devices for free...

Get 2 GB free on Google Drive, today only

Get 2 GB free on Google Drive, today only

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

February 9, 2016


Filed under News

Use Google Drive? Get 2 GB of storage for free today in honor of Safer Internet Day 2016. By conducting a simple check up of your Google account security settings, the company will add 2 GB of cloud storage in Drive for free. Even if you participated last year, you can still get another 2 GB today. ...

Free ‘Zoolander’ screening for students

Free ‘Zoolander’ screening for students

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Like movies? Like free movies? Interested in watching 'Zoolander 2' for free? There will be a special screening for HCC students on Feb. 9 at Edwards Houston Marq'E Stadium 23 & IMAX, 7620 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024. Get your free pass here. Remember that seating is first...

Market Square Park to show ‘Casablanca’ Thursday

Market Square Park to show ‘Casablanca’ Thursday

Chutiya Metheesupapak, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under A&E

Market Square Park will present the A-list, classic romantic film from the 1940s, “Casablanca” at 8 p.m. on Thursday April 23 at 301 Milam St, Houston. Admission is free. Casablanca is a city in Morocco in Africa; the movie is set around World War II. The main character, Rick Blaine (Humphrey...

Get free stuff on Tax Day

Get free stuff on Tax Day

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 14, 2015


Filed under News

After the stress on you and your wallet from paying taxes, a few companies believe that you deserve a break on tax day. Here are some free and discounted items and services you can receive on Wednesday April 15 and beyond in celebration of tax season coming to an end. Free Get a Free Cookie Every person who stops by a Great American Coo...

Free Neighborhood Tax Help

Free Neighborhood Tax Help

Egalitarian Staff Report

February 12, 2015


Filed under Community

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...

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