The Egalitarian

Don’t be discouraged by life’s current decisions.

Liviala Lee, Writer

May 13, 2020

For me Covid-19 happened in the blink of an eye.  In February 2020 I took a vacation to Jamaica to visit my family and daughter living on the island.  By the time I came back to United States everything went downhill.  A was a full-time student of the Houston Community College and working full-time...

Breaking: Water Main Break @ East Loop Leaves 4 HCC Campuses Closed

Photo By: Click2Houston

JD Eckerman, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

“Keep checking the website for updates” was the advice I received when I called the HCC District office to ask about the campus closures. The website states that the water main break near Fidelity and N. Carolina caused Central College, Eastside & Northeast campuses and the District Office to...

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...

HCC and National Suicide Prevention Month

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Last month, HCC - Central Campus held a suicide prevention training hosted by Dr. Roman Alvarez. Dr. Alvarez is the lead counselor here at Houston Community College - Central Campus. For a full list of counselors here at Central and at the other campuses look here. The training workshops by Dr. Alvarez took place on Wednesday, September 2...

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

Graduation is on the horizon for Houston Community College. The District announced the keynote speakers for all four of HCC’s ceremonies, including the VAST and TxCHSE Academies. The VAST Academy graduation ceremony will be held at the San Jacinto Memorial Auditorium at HCC Central on Saturday,...

State of the College brings goals for the future

HCC Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado takes the stage during the 2019 State of the College at the Hilton-Americas Houston in Downtown.

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019

In a full house on a Wednesday morning, Houston Community College Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado delivered a talk on HCC’s research on educational needs. Other special guests and speakers include HCC Trustee and Board Chair Dr. Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Dr. Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the...

D.C.-bound: HCC student accepted to Gallaudet University

Houston Community College student Mary El-Krab will attend Washington, D.C.-based Gallaudet University, the nation’s
oldest university for hearing impaired students. El-Krab underwent the application process for non-impaired students seeking
entrance into the college, and hopes to work in a hospital for deaf children after graduation

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Mary El-Krab has been accepted into Gallaudet University, a school for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Although El-Krab is not hearing impaired she will attend under a select group of hearing students who know American Sign Language and would like to study alongside deaf and hard of hearing individuals....

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 26, 2019

It was a full house at the Houston Community College West Loop Campus auditorium, as Dr. Anthony Harris recalled history on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Part of HCC’s Black History Month Celebration Series, Dr. Harris spoke after a full audience of students, staff, and faculty. A soul food-style lunch was provided to all a...

HCC Speech Tournament a huge success

HCC Speech Tournament a huge success

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 29, 2018

Competitors were in good spirits on the morning of October 20th at Houston Community College Eastside Campus, as the 4th Annual Speech Tournament went underway. A total of 19 competitors participated in the tournament. Danielle Stagg, HCC Interim Chair of Speech and Communication and Speech Professor ...

HCC mourns over loss of Mark Chavarria

Mark Chavarria

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

When I met Mark Anthony Chavarria for the first time, he was one of the instructors during my first semester at HCC for Radio and TV Field Production. He introduced himself by saying he worked on a small movie called “Inception.” I immediately liked his sense of humor. Around Mark there was neve...

HCC students participate in NASA program

HCC students participate in NASA program

Ana Ramirez, Digital Editor

November 16, 2017

Houston Community College Student’s Josh Ponce and Sarah Stockman represented HCC in the NASA Community College of Aerospace Scholars program

Phi Theta Kappa chapter elects new officers

The 2017-2018 Phi Theta Kappa – Omega Sigma officers. From left to right is Sarah Stockman, Glory Tomi John, Jennifer Soto, Elisa Cardenas, Emona Hyensi, Hasfa Arshada, Adela Zyda, and Advisor Dr. Gisela Ables. Image courtesy of Omega Sigma / Zohair Mirza.

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

July 2, 2017

Seven Houston Community College students are taking the reins of Omega Sigma, HCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year college students and HCC’s chapter ranked in the top 100 this past academic year. The honor society boasts $90 million in scho...

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