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HCC Police Blotter: Feb 8 Edition

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 8 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report

February 8, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Offense: Theft Incident occurred on: Feb 6 between 11:00am-4:00pm Location: Northline Campus, 8001 Fulton Description: Student left his keys inside the vehicle and his car was stolen. Offense: Burglary of Vehicle Incident occurred on: Feb 6 between 7:30am-5:30pm Location: Northline Campus, 8001 Fulton Descripti...

Burillo takes SW reins

Burillo takes SW reins

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016


Filed under News

Madeline Burillo became the official college president for Houston Community College Southwest on April 22, having the word “interim” removed from her title after seven months.   Burillo is ready to make sure students across all campuses enjoy and make the most of their educational experiences....

Honors College expanding

Honors College expanding

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

March 13, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Houston Community College’s Honors College program is expanding to two new campuses this fall: Stafford and Spring Branch. With 25 slots for the freshman classes at each location, the primary responsibility of the Honors College Directors Deanne Schlanger at Southwest and Dan Flores at Northwest ...

Campus property economics

Campus property economics

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

March 13, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

"The fact that our campus there was flat in enrollment was an indicator of problems with access," said Houston Community College Chancellor Cesar Maldonado. Fort Bend County is the fourth fastest growing county in the U.S., yet the Missouri City campus in Sienna Plantation hasn’t grown with it. The...

Students give free hugs

Students give free hugs

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

February 19, 2016


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Students showered Houston Community College's Stafford campus with hugs on Wednesday to spread some positive psychology. The event was hosted by Psi Kappa, a psychology club at HCC. Studies have shown that hugs reduce stress, increase the hormone oxytocin which increases various positive feelings and can im...

Job fair opens opportunities

Job fair opens opportunities

Ajani Stewart, Photographer/Writer

October 2, 2015


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Houston Community College Stafford campus held a Job Fair Oct 1., hosting over 20 companies. The companies ranged from specialization in government, service, food service, property management and media, along with plenty more. Students flowed through the halls in search of an appealing job or even...

Fab Lab to re-open in Oct

Fab Lab to re-open in Oct

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

September 21, 2015


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The Houston Community College Stafford campus is home to a total of seven 3D printers, plus cutters, lasers and other tools. Call it a fab lab, maker space, printing lab or 'Advanced Technology Resource Center' like the laser-etched wood sign by the door, the crowded room at the South end of the Scarcella...

Speaker raises awareness on alcohol abuse

Speaker raises awareness on alcohol abuse

Cierra Foley, Guest Writer

May 8, 2015


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HCC Southwest Department of Counseling hosted an educational event on the effects of drugs and alcohol Thursday in honor of Alcohol Awareness Month. Emily Breeding of The Council on Alcohol and Drugs-Houston's Prevention Resource Center was the featured speaker. Breeding's talk targeted those 25...

Slideshow: World Water Day 2015

Slideshow: World Water Day 2015

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

March 31, 2015


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A World Water Day conference was hosted at Houston Community College’s Stafford campus Learning Hub room 139, Friday, March 27, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Here are some images from the event....

World Water Day coming to Stafford campus

World Water Day coming to Stafford campus

Alyssa Foley, Editor In Chief

March 25, 2015


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A local World Water Day event will be held at Houston Community College’s Stafford campus Learning Hub room 139,10041 Cash Road, Stafford, TX. Friday, March 27, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. World Water Day was started by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993. The...

Psi Kappa hosts LGBT activist

Psi Kappa hosts LGBT activist

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

February 26, 2015


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“We want to be equalized. We want to be treated like everybody else...We want to be able to live our lives without discrimination,” Jack Valinski calmly explained to a student who asked, “What exactly do gays want?” Southwest Psi Kappa Psychology Club hosted Jack Valinski, the director of operations for the Houston Equal Rights Alliance, at their Eighth Annual Valentine’s Week Speaker event, Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Stafford campus. “I hope that you at least respect us and we respect you,” Valinski added.

Review: The Pot Boiler, The Actor’s Nightmare

Review: The Pot Boiler, The Actor’s Nightmare

Alyssa Foley, Editor

December 9, 2014


Filed under Culture

Houston Community College Southwest Drama Department featured The Pot Boiler by Alice Gerstenberg and The Actor's Nightmare by Christopher Durang in their Theatre Most Absurd: A Performance of Two Comic One-Acts production which ran Nov. 19 - 23, directed by HCC drama instructor Katherine Snider. The Pot ...

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