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Police Blotter: March 22 Edition

Police Blotter: March 22 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report

March 22, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

Incidents compiled from HCC Police Crime Log, which is updated weekdays and can be found online here. CENTRAL CAMPUSES Offense: Assault Reported on: March 9 at 10:56 am Location: Central - Midtown Campus, J. B. Whitely Building Description: A female HCC student reported that another female HCC student made a verbal threat to ...

Sold! HCC’s latest land deals

Sold! HCC’s latest land deals

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

Houston Community College’s governing board approved the sale of two properties on Feb. 23. First, the Board of Trustees sold about 9 acres of unimproved land near Highway 288 and MacGregor to the City of Houston for $13.8 million. Second, the board sold three parking spaces at the West Loop campus...

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 8 Edition

HCC Police Blotter: Feb 8 Edition

Egalitarian Staff Report

February 8, 2017


Filed under Community

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 Community, 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....

Additional graduation 2016 instructions

Additional graduation 2016 instructions

Egalitarian Staff Report

May 5, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

Houston Community College’s annual graduation ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 9am-noon at NRG Stadium. President and CEO of the Houston Texans Jamey Rootes will be the keynote speaker at commencement. The ceremony registration deadline is extended until Friday, May 6. Register...

Chancellor Cesar Maldonado clear of all charges

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 6, 2016


Filed under Community

No evidence was found of Houston Community College’s Chancellor Cesar Maldonado committing any criminal activity in the purchase of the former Conn’s Appliance store property in front of the West Loop campus. The Harris County District Attorney Office’s Public Integrity Division concluded their...

Students donate prom clothes

Students donate prom clothes

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

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 a former co-worker, Patricia Molina, she founded Mia’s Closet, a nonprofit clothing donation organizati...

Chancellor Maldonado says “No”

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

March 9, 2016


Filed under News

The Houston Community College Board of Trustees authorized the chancellor to execute a lease agreement on Feb. 25 for the Conn’s property. The property has been the center of controversy since HCC Trustee Dave Wilson filed a complaint with the Harris County District Attorney’s office against ...

‘The Journey’ art celebrates black culture

‘The Journey’ art celebrates black culture

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016


Filed under A&E, Showcase

‘The Journey’ art gallery is on display till March 3 in Houston Community College West Loop campus gallery. The artwork was created by known artists Al Sauso and Kevo from the Houston art scene. The Exhibit Coordinator Maureen Lewis said that the artwork on display presents “the journey of [the ...

Is Conn’s property a con?

Is Conn’s property a con?

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

February 10, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Houston Community College Trustee Dave Wilson filed a complaint with the District Attorney’s office against HCC Chancellor Cesar Maldonado and Chief Facilities Officer Chuck Smith back in August, for what Wilson considers fraud and misappropriation of bond funds. “The misstatements by the Chancellor...

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes excellence at spring induction

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes excellence at spring induction

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 23, 2015


Filed under Community, Showcase

“It’s not only a great opportunity to meet new people, but it’s also definitely worth it,” said Omega Sigma President Alejandro Sierra on PTK membership, “It’s about learning to be a leader and learning how to succeed in the future.” Sierra said the best part about joining is, “[Making] connections in a business set of mind as well as in a personal set of mind.” Omega Sigma hosts monthly meetings for members throughout the year.

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Food Truck Fest coming to HCC West Loop

Food Truck Fest coming to HCC West Loop

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2015


Filed under Community, Showcase

Over 34 Houston chefs will be rolling on to the Houston Community College West Loop campus on March 21 and 22 for the 5th Annual Haute Wheels Houston Food Truck Festival. Tickets are $16 for adults which includes $5 of beverage tickets and a $1 donation to the Houston Community College Foundation. Children 12 and under are free. The festival combines gourmet food with a beer and wine garden, street entertainment, an artisan vendor village and live music.

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