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Cash-Strapped Students Solve Time, Money Problem With ‘Work-When-You-Want’ Jobs

Cash-Strapped Students Solve Time, Money Problem With ‘Work-When-You-Want’ Jobs

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

Time and money. Not having enough of either is a common grievance for college students but even for those with jobs, going to college usually means little extra time for work leaving many students short on money to cover their expenses. However, new employment opportunities in the form of “work-when-you-want”...

South Brings Back Blast Week Ahead of Final Exams

South Brings Back Blast Week Ahead of Final Exams

Marc Medina, Contributing Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) of San Jacinto College South Campus will host Blast Week May 1-4 to help students relieve end-of-term stress stemming from final exams. Katherine Aguilar, an administrative assistant for SEA, said Blast Week features a series of daily activities where students...

North Campus Presents 19th Psych Expo

North Campus Presents 19th Psych Expo

Cody Cochran, Contributing Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life

Spring 2017 Psychology Expo took place in the Monument Room of San Jacinto College North Campus April 20 showcasing the research projects of more than 300 students enrolled in psychology classes. This was the nineteenth Expo organized by psychology faculty on the North Campus. Psychology professor...

Get Lit! Spotlights Monsters, Madness

Get Lit! Spotlights Monsters, Madness

Joshua Foyil, Contributing Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life

Focused on his target, Brian gallantly faced the walking corpse in front of him. He raised his weapon and took a slight pause before taking the fatal shot. Although it may sound like it, zombies did not invade the Student Center on April 19. Brian was participating in one of the many interactive booths...

Cyber Criminals Cash In: College .edu Addresses in High Demand on Dark Web

Cyber Criminals Cash In: College .edu Addresses in High Demand on Dark Web

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
April 14, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

A new form of cybercrime created by sophisticated foreign governments and organized crime rings are generating top security risks to colleges and universities worldwide. Hackers work around the clock to steal college credentials that access creative work, sensitive research, and personal information,...

Earth Day Fest to Feature Saltwater Life, Monkey Displays

Earth Day Fest to Feature Saltwater Life, Monkey Displays

Chelsea Green, Contributing Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

San Jacinto College South Campus is hosting an Earth Day festival on April 20 as part of the larger global tribute supporting environmental protection taking place April 22. Katlynn Colquitt, a senior administrative assistant for biology and one of the event coordinators, said visitors will be treated...

San Jac Volunteers Prepare for Annual Battle Tribute

San Jac Volunteers Prepare for Annual Battle Tribute

April 14, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

Once again, volunteers from San Jacinto College will help commemorate the victory at the Battle of San Jacinto that took place April 21, 1836, by taking part in the annual festival on April 22. The San Jacinto Day Festival and Battle Reenactment celebrates the pivotal win that gave Texas its independence...

San Jac Named Among Nation’s Top Five Community Colleges

San Jac Named Among Nation’s Top Five Community Colleges

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
March 31, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

San Jacinto College claimed a spot as one of the nation’s top five community colleges beating out 145 contenders from a pool of more than 1,100 two-year institutions for the Rising Star award. Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer accepted the honor along with a cash prize of $100,000 at a luncheon March...

Campuses Welcome Spring with A Fling

Campuses Welcome Spring with A Fling

Jasmyn Campbell, Contributing Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

Spring has sprung and this year’s Spring Fling festivals will help San Jacinto College South and Central Campuses welcome the season with an array of activities planned for the April 4 and 5 annual celebrations. North Campus hosted its 2017 festival on March 29. In addition to providing a fundraising...

First Ever Culture-Con to Spotlight Diversity

First Ever Culture-Con to Spotlight Diversity

Marc Medina, Contributing Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life

San Jacinto College South Campus will debut the first ever Culture-Con, a three-day event taking place April 10-12 aimed at showcasing diversity and bringing together students from different cultures. “We hope that Culture-Con will help students gain awareness of the different cultures we have on...

Progressives Form New Student Club

Progressives Form New Student Club

Joshua Foyil, Contributing Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life

San Jacinto College Central Campus will soon be home to the Progressive Thinkers Society; a prospective new student organization meant for like-minded individuals to come together and discuss current events. Club President Rocquelle Mitchell said the Society was established with the purpose of providing...

African Dance Finale Wraps up Black History Month Events

African Dance Finale Wraps up Black History Month Events

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
March 10, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life

The sounds of traditional and contemporary African dances capped off a series of Black History Month activities at San Jacinto College Central Campus on Feb. 27 with a finale performance featuring returning favorites, Saakumu Dance Troupe. The Troupe originates from Ghana, West Africa and performs around...

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