The Egalitarian

Houston Livestock and Rodeo will be shut down

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has been canceled halfway through its run as a precaustion against COVID-19, Houston and Harris County officials said.

The Associated Press

March 11, 2020

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which draws hundreds of thousands of visitors, will be canceled about halfway through its run as a precaution against the new coronavirus, city and county officials said Wednesday. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Linda Hidalgo said they...

Houston marches against Trump

Protesters at Friday's Inauguration Protest in Houston.

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2017

Thousands of protesters marched in downtown Houston this weekend in opposition to President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The marchers were motivated by the same opposition sediment that spurred similar protests around the nation on inauguration day Friday and on Saturday. On Friday hundreds marched...

Houston Walks 2 Vote

UHD held it's fourth annual Walk 2 Vote event.

Michael Garcia, Egalitarian Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

University of Houston-Downtown hosted it’s fourth year event of Walk-2-Vote Wednesday afternoon. John Locke, Chair of local and founder and chair of the National Walk-2-Vote estimated over 1000 plus participants, which included Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee among...

Houston Flood 2016

This drone image taken Monday shows Buffalo Bayou out of its banks covering Memorial Drive, left, and Allen Parkway, right, near downtown Houston at the Studemont Street/Montrose Boulevard bridge. As of Wednesday, officials said eight have died in the floods while approximately 1,200 have been rescued from flooded residences.

Jimmieka Mills, News Editor

April 21, 2016

Historic flooding consumed Houston and surrounding areas early Monday morning. So far, there have been 8 deaths attributed to the floods. The images on TV have dredged up memories of the Memorial Day floods that happened less than a year ago. However, for most victims in the Greenspoint and other...

The student news site of Houston Community College
Mayor Sylvester Turner