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Dance Show to Benefit Human Trafficking Awareness Group

Dance Show to Benefit Human Trafficking Awareness Group

Gloria DeLeon, Contributing Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

San Jacinto College South Campus’s Performing Arts Company presents “Kaleidoscope” April 28 and 29, a dance concert featuring performances by students, faculty, and guest dancers. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Unbound Houston, an organization based in Pearland that raises awareness...

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”...

Orpheus Concert Captivates With Student Compositions

Orpheus Concert Captivates With Student Compositions

Jasmyn Campbell, Contributing Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

The lobby of the Monte Blue music building buzzed with excitement as individuals with cased instruments, a girl with a flute, and several others dressed in black moved back and forth among one another. They were the evening’s musicians. Five minutes to show time. The mostly uniformed performers...

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...

Kister’s Connection: Better Bites and Decadent Delights Raise the Bar at Local Cinemas

Kister’s Connection: Better Bites and Decadent Delights Raise the Bar at Local Cinemas

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

A night at the movies is not what it used to be. This is especially true for movie-goers spending an evening kicked back in a recliner enjoying "Rogue One" while scarfing down a Kalifornia burger chased with a Jack and Coke to the sounds of blaster rounds firing in the background. Nowadays, Houston...

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...

North’s Lit, Art Mag Transitions to Digital-Only Format

North’s Lit, Art Mag Transitions to Digital-Only Format

Michael Taggart, Contributing Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

For the first time, San Jacinto College North Campus will publish its literary and arts magazine exclusively online in digital form. Prism, once a print-only magazine, will appear as a downloadable e-book accessed through the College’s website. The move to digital resulted from cuts to the printing...

Kister’s Connection: Local Repair Shop Goes Retro With ‘90s Arcade Games

Kister’s Connection: Local Repair Shop Goes Retro With ‘90s Arcade Games

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
April 14, 2017
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

The Golden Age of the video arcade has come and gone but video gaming is still booming, so it may not be time to retire your parents’ Donkey Kong just yet. Although arcades are not as common as they once were, one brave local entrepreneur has brought back those ‘90s vintage arcade games and adapted...

Coyotes Look Toward Road to Regionals

Coyotes Look Toward Road to Regionals

April 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

The San Jacinto College Coyote softball team found its stride after hitting a bumpy patch midseason and is back in contention for a strong appearance at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV tournament taking place May 6-9. As of press time, the Coyotes are sporting a...

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...

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