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Loughlin hit with consequences in college admissions scandal

Lori Loughlin is seen with her daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli, who attends USC (Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Vivian Reyes, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Actress Lori Loughlin and fifteen other parents have been charged in the connection with the college admissions scandal. The parents include actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli. The accused parents are asking prosecutors to hand over evidence, according to Monday’s court case. The ...

Student Gov changes structure

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Alyssa Foley, News Editor

April 19, 2017

Four students voted in favor of changing the core structure of student government at Houston Community College. The motion passed. The amendments to HCC’s United Student Council constitution is changing the student government system from Student Appointed Representatives to a senator system akin...

Students lobby at capitol

Board of Trustees Chair Eva Loredo, and trustees Adriana Tamez, Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Robert Glaser and John Hansen pose with HCC staff and students on the steps of the Texas State Capitol on Community College Day on Feb 7.

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

February 22, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas – Students joined Houston Community College trustees in lobbying for the college at the Texas State Capitol. Fourteen HCC students traveled to Austin for Community College Day on Tuesday, Feb 7 when students from community colleges across the state swarmed the capitol grounds....

USC launches survey for food options

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 21, 2016

The United Student Council launched an online survey on students’ satisfaction with the current food options at Houston Community College campuses. “We started the survey so we can get an idea of what students want,” says Josue Rodriguez, the United Student Council President. “It’s kin...

Students, faculty ask board chair tough questions

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

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. Tamez said that she came to answer questions, but many of the questions raised by students...

New student email, perks

New student email, perks

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2015

The new system will include many sweet upgrades for students. Students will be able to download the current Microsoft Office Suite to five personal devices for free. This includes Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Similar packages can cost anywhere from $60-$150.

Council represents students

Pictured here are members of HCC's United Student Council executive board. From left to right is Vice President Frances Rodriguez, Secretary Angela Dowdy, President Josue Rodriguez, (behind J. Rodriguez) Parliamentarian Mario Arroyo, Historian Nicholas Trevieso-Perez and Treasurer Adrian Nwanze.

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

September 10, 2015

The United Student Council is the collective student body of Houston Community College. delegates from every college represented their peers at the USC general assembly meeting on Sept. 4. Student government is a communication channel where students can bring their concerns to the officers, who then address the college administration. According to the official HCC student handbook, the purpose of student government is to, “address the issues brought forth by the student body,” and, “become directly involved in the decision-making processes of HCC and its colleges.”

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