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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...

Tonya Hall Meets World: A Student Mother-Stylist-Agent Achieving Higher Education

Tonya Hall Meets World: A Student Mother-Stylist-Agent Achieving Higher Education

Keila Rodriguez May 4, 2022

The college classroom is a vast melting pot of students. At HCC Central, I have encountered many fresh high school graduates eager to immerse themselves in the college culture, expressing themselves unapologetically...

And The Winner Is…Alopecia?

Tonya V. Hall, Student Writer April 8, 2022

  We can say there is a time in place for everything. However, disrespect can be blind to this concept. Will Smith just recently committed the ultimate sin of taking up for his wife by striking...

“Will She Persevere?”

Tonya V. Hall, Student Writer March 24, 2022

Here we are on the fourth day of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing. I keep asking myself different questions such as, is it racism or is it just plain old gender bias that...

“The Changes of Communication in a Social Media Era”

Tonya V. Hall, Student Writer February 24, 2022

I never thought I would be at the age to say this but, the boy has times changed! I was speaking with my Gen-Z aged daughter the other day having a conversation regarding a few different topics. While...

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

Be encouraged and stay strong.
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...

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 HCCs Student Government Association.

The Beautiful Struggle: Roxanne Thompson

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....

“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. Tatesha Jones HCC Cosmetology student

The Beautiful Struggle: Tatesha Jones

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.’”
(Pictured: Justice DOAP Butler) HCC student, poet and activist Justice Butler shares her struggle from homelessness to HCC.

The Beautiful Struggle of Poetic 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,...

Jimmieka Mills

A night I can only remember

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...

Photo Credit: Jimmieka Mills
March 18, AUSTIN, Texas SXSW T.I. and Sway Calloway discuss Us or Else at SXSW.

T.I. says ‘Us or Else’

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...

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

The Beautiful Struggle: Mona Mosley

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...

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