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The Beautiful Struggle: Roxanne Thompson

The Beautiful Struggle: Roxanne Thompson

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Showcase

When Student Government Association President Roxanne Thompson enrolled at Houston Community College in 2015, she wanted to connect with other students but quickly found that was going to be a challenge. “As a non-traditional student on campus I noticed there wasn’t a way for me to network and start...

The Beautiful Struggle: Tatesha Jones

The Beautiful Struggle: Tatesha Jones

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

November 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

“I went to prison and when I got out the judge told me not to come back to him anymore he said ’If you come back in front of me, you’re going away for 20 years or more.’”

Nation-wide model search lands in Houston

Nation-wide model search lands in Houston

Egalitarian Staff Report

September 25, 2017


Filed under Community, Culture, Showcase

Do you think you have what it takes to become a high fashion model? Universal Standard will hold a casting call for models size 10-28 on Saturday October 14 at The Texas Wine School located at 2301 Portsmouth Street Houston, TX 77098 from 11am-2pm. The casting call which is a partnership between Universal...

Harvey could impact victims’ mental health

Harvey could impact victims’ mental health

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

To say that emotions around Houston are high would be an understatement. The devastation that Hurricane Harvey left in its wake was not limited material possessions, many residents in the Houston area are experiencing a mental hurricane of emotions that they themselves may not be able to make sense of. “It...

DABANG Radio to Discuss Scholarships and Much More

DABANG Radio to Discuss Scholarships and Much More

Egalitarian Staff Report, Staff Writer

July 6, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

HCC International Business Commerce major Jan Taylor of Revitalize Communities has landed an international platform as the executive partner and co-host many of the LIVE radio broadcast  shows on the local international channel,  Radio DABANG,  FM 105.3 partnering with Leena Shah (Host of show and...

Congressman Al Green to hold public forum on Medicaid

Congressman Al Green to hold public forum on Medicaid

Egalitarian Staff Report

June 23, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Congressman Al Green and Special Guests: Children's Defense Fund-Texas, Houston Women's March, Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services, Houston Area Urban League, Light and Salt Association, Indivisible Houston, Indivisible Spring/Montgomery, Black Lives Matter: Houston, Houston Rising, Pantsuit Republic...

SpringBoard South hits HCC

SpringBoard South hits HCC

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-In-Chief

June 23, 2017


Filed under A&E, Community, Culture, News, Showcase

Make sure not to miss SpringBoard South Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 at The Heinen theater located on HCC's central campus!!! The music festival which is celebrating it's sixth year gives musicians from around the world an opportunity to be seen and heard during a weekend of amazing performances. Local...

The Beautiful Struggle: Graduation Edition

The Beautiful Struggle: Graduation Edition

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

May 10, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

As this semester comes to a close and graduation is right at the door let us celebrate those who have made it through and struggled beautifully through the chaos of higher education. Before enrolling at HCC, Tony “Guitar” Copeland taught himself to play guitar, was a helicopter repairman in the...

Musician Tony Copeland a ‘hidden gem’ at HCC

Musician Tony Copeland a ‘hidden gem’ at HCC

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

Imagine touring Europe with your childhood musical idol, being called upon by one of the most sought after producers in the world and while preparing to set off on tour for your solo album, your manager tells you, “Go to school to get your degree! The tour and the music will be there when you finish.” Those...

The Beautiful Struggle of Poetic Justice

The Beautiful Struggle of Poetic Justice

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

April 6, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

“Out of all the things I thought I would be, homeless was not one of them.” Poet, activist and Houston Community College student, Justice Butler aka DOAP has experienced many challenges in her life, but becoming homeless was a considerable low. Things weren’t always bad, she worked at a Verizon...

A night I can only remember

A night I can only remember

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2017


Filed under A&E, Commentary

I’ll admit, I’m a traditionalist and new technology gives me extreme anxiety. I didn’t have an internet connected computer until I was 20 years old and didn’t truly embrace text messaging until a short time after that. Despite the fact that I’m a millennial – which apparently gives everyone...

T.I. says ‘Us or Else’

T.I. says ‘Us or Else’

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2017


Filed under A&E

AUSTIN, Texas — Multi-platinum recording artist Tip "T.I." Harris spoke to attendees at SXSW in a discussion with Sway Calloway, host of syndicated radio program The Wake Up Show, about the recent release of his album ‘Us or Else: Letter to the System.’  The album, a far cry from ‘Trap Muzik’...

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