The Egalitarian

Let’s Highlight Keila Rodriguez

Tonya V Hall, Student Writer May 5, 2022

Houston Community College has a wide variety of cultures and classes. Students of all ages and students of all walks of life attend with hopes of ending each semester better than they were once they...

Magnificat House offers a place to stay if you need one

Magnificat House offers a place to stay if you need one

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor March 1, 2019

February 21 was Homelessness Awareness Day for Houston Community College Central Campus, as several students, faculty, and staff converged into the Learning Hub. The event even brought in attention to...

Richard Baranick, Director of OpenStax, sits among five of many college textbooks which are available through the program.

Textbooks save students millions

Jimmieka Mills, News Editor April 14, 2016

“With our college textbooks, we have saved 674,000 students $66 million since 2012, and will save 392,000 students $39 million this academic year alone,” noted Dani Nicholson, the  Associate Director...

HCC student Elisa Cardenas’ faith motivates her to pursue her dreams to serve those less fortunate.

A beautiful struggle: Elisa Cardenas

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief April 14, 2016

“I came from a broken home. I really didn’t have guidance. My parents never really got along, and so me and my sister suffered in-between,” recalled Elisa Cardenas, who experienced homelessness at...

A new Phi Theta Kappa member signs the official membership record at the society’s spring induction ceremony on April 1.

Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief April 13, 2016

About 60 of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s new members were inducted into the organization in a ceremony on April 1. Maria Straus, HCC’s Dean of College Readiness and former Phi Theta Kappa adviser...

HCC’s chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars accepted over 500 new members this spring semester.

NSCS welcomes 500 new members

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief April 11, 2016

Houston Community College’s chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is welcoming over 500 new members this semester. NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies....

HCC scholarships open

HCC scholarships open

Ana Ramirez, Staff Writer April 11, 2016

Houston Community College Foundation scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year are now open until June 3. During the application process, the questions are designed like a survey. For...

HCC Movie Makers Academy founder Professor Rick Harrington (right) poses with HCC Academy Award winner Jeff Novac (left) for his film Interstellar, at the awards ceremony on March 12 at the HCC Spring Branch campus.

And the award goes to…

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor April 3, 2016

Houston Community College pulled out the red carpet at the Spring Branch campus on March 12 to congratulate and celebrate the outstanding work filmmaking students did over the last semester.   Each...

How good is your professor really?

How good is your professor really?

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor April 3, 2016

A great professor can make the most boring class in the world exciting, and can even help you find your passion in the subject they teach. Houston Community College has some amazing professors, but...

Members of Houston Community Colleges Southwest Student Government Association pose for a photo with the prom clothes collected from HCC students for Mias Closet. The clothes will help underprivileged youth afford their prom.

Students donate prom clothes

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer March 14, 2016

Do you remember being a senior in high school? The fear you may have had in realizing you couldn’t find the right clothes for prom? That’s a problem Chelsea Coffey was compelled to solve. Along with...

HCC Board of Trustees Chair Adriana Tamez speaks to student leaders at the United Student Council meeting March 11.

Students, faculty ask board chair tough questions

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief March 14, 2016

The chair of Houston Community College’s Board of Trustees reached out to both students and professors. On Friday, March 11, Adriana Tamez spoke at the United Student Council and Faculty Senate meetings. Dr....

College readiness

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer March 13, 2016

“College readiness is not an ISD problem. It’s not an HCC problem. It’s our problem as a community,” stated Catherine O’Brien, HCC’s Assistant Vice Chancellor for College Readiness. She...

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