The Egalitarian

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

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 went downhill.  A was a full-time student of the Houston Community College and working full-time...

The Beautiful Struggle: Roxanne Thompson

Photo Credit: Jimmieka Mills “My mother was on crack, I could have made the choice to become a drug abuser as well, but I realized early on that life was about choices and I decided to make the best ones I could in order to become successful.” Roxanne Thompson President of HCC's Student Government Association.

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017

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

“I don’t sit and dwell on the fact that I have Lupus, sometimes my classmates can tell that I am not feeling well but I still push through. I’ll come to school.

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

November 6, 2017

“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.’”

The Beautiful Struggle of Poetic Justice

(Pictured: Justice

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

April 6, 2017

“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

Jimmieka Mills

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2017

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’

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March 18, AUSTIN, Texas SXSW T.I. and Sway Calloway discuss 'Us or Else' at SXSW.

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2017

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’...

The Beautiful Struggle: Mona Mosley

Mona Mosley at her Houston Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society induction ceremony.

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief

March 10, 2017

Reading through the titles and positions Mona Mosley holds will make even the greatest over achievers feel like slackers. “I am the Student Government President for Central and South campus’, Treasurer for the United Student Council, and Special Events chair for the National Society for Leadership...

A beautiful struggle: Kelin Callaway

Kelin Callaway, and HCC student with wife and son whom he considers his motivation to continue to pursue his dreams.

Jimmieka Mills, News Editor

April 6, 2016

Eighteenth birthdays are the best. They usually signify the transition to independence, adulthood, at the very least extended curfews. At 18, we usually come to new realizations about who we are and the people we want to become. Kelin Callaway had a unique experience for his eighteenth birthday. “My...

A Beautiful Struggle

Cynthia Hall, member of the National Society of Leadership and Success.

Jimmieka Mills, News Editor

March 12, 2016

Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the nation. It’s no surprise that Houston Community College is full of an array of individuals with completely different sets of experiences. All students experience some degree of struggle on our way to achieving our goals. Many non-traditional stude...

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