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Funtella Moore's Graduation Story

Funtella Moore’s Graduation Story

Joel Valdes, Staff Writer December 1, 2020

When Funtella Moore’s oldest son graduated in 2018, the excitement that she saw in him as he walked across the stage inspired her to go back to school. This was not an easy decision to make, especially...

My Graduation Story

My Graduation Story

Joel Valdes, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

“The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” This quote, adapted from the poem by Robert Burns, has stayed engrained deep inside my head throughout my college experience. My plans have been...

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

Be encouraged and stay strong.
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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

State of the College brings goals for the future

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...

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

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

Mary El-Krab is among the 5% accepted into ASL program
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...

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...

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...

Mark Chavarria

HCC mourns over loss of 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...

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