San Jacinto Times

Scholarship Competition Seeks Out San Jac ‘Sharks’

Scholarship Competition Seeks Out San Jac ‘Sharks’

Kevin Zambrano, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019


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San Jacinto College is inviting students with the most innovative business ideas to participate in the first-ever Venture Pitch competition taking place April 10 on the South Campus. Tomorrow is the last day to apply. Individual students or teams of up to three people, from any discipline, can participate...

Women’s History Panels Feature Local Leaders

Women’s History Panels Feature Local Leaders

Kate Burkett, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019


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San Jacinto College is celebrating Women’s History Month by hosting panel discussions on the three main academic campuses titled Women in Leadership. The panels, hosted by the offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA), will feature successful women leading in typically male-dominated career...

Revived Tutoring Program Helps Limited English Speakers

Revived Tutoring Program Helps Limited English Speakers

Stephanie Paulin, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019


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Residents of Houston speak over 145 languages making it one of the most diverse cities in the country. It is a melting pot representing almost every corner of the world, and a city predicted to grow to 11.1 million people by 2040, according to the American City Business Journals. As a result of the...

SJC Hosts Texas High School Students For Robotics Contest

SJC Hosts Texas High School Students For Robotics Contest

Brooke Hogan, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019


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Thirty-Six teams made up of high school students from around the state will come to San Jacinto College Central Campus March 28-30 to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition where they must build a robot capable of completing a task. Students have help from knowledgeable mentors and a starter kit...

‘The Hate U Give’ Screenings Wrap Up BHM Event Series

‘The Hate U Give’ Screenings Wrap Up BHM Event Series

Daniel Manglicmot, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2019


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San Jacinto College students have three opportunities to view a free screening of the movie “The Hate U Give,” Feb. 26-27, when the North, South, and Central Campuses wrap up their tributes to Black History Month.   Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the movie plot involves the poli...

Trivia Game Tests Black History Knowledge

Trivia Game Tests Black History Knowledge

Jeni Grizzaffi, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2019


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February is a celebratory month full of glitter hearts and candy, but it is also a month to celebrate African-American culture and history. In commemoration of Black History Month (BHM), San Jacinto College is offering a full calendar of student events on the three main academic campuses. On the Central...

Language Fest Celebrates Cultural, Linguistic Diversity

Language Fest Celebrates Cultural, Linguistic Diversity

Gissel Viramontes, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2019


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San Jacinto College students can learn about other cultures without spending a single dime of their own money by attending the eleventh annual Modern Languages International Festival Feb. 27, hosted by San Jac’s modern languages departments. Central Campus Spanish Professor Yesenia Chavez is organizing...

English Profs Lead Charge to Revive Writing Club

English Profs Lead Charge to Revive Writing Club

Hailey Morgan, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2019


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San Jacinto College students who love to tell stories will find the “write” time to be an author is Feb. 28 when a defunct writing club attempts to reform on the South Campus. English Professors Christina Crawford and Greg Smith are leading the charge to reboot the creative writing club that Crawford...

Newest Installment of STEM Speaker Series Features ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’

Newest Installment of STEM Speaker Series Features ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’

Stephanie Quintero, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018


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Like most young superhero fans, science professors grow up fantasizing about fantastic superpowers of their own, but their imaginations may wander wider than those of their childhood counterparts. San Jacinto College South Campus Biology Professor Sheema Nasir said that as a child, superheroes like...

College-Wide Veterans Tributes Honor Service, Sacrifice

College-Wide Veterans Tributes Honor Service, Sacrifice

Isaiah Robinson, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018


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Army veteran Irvin Fuller was in the military for 20 years before joining the Veterans Success Center on the San Jacinto College North Campus. Like many others, he served his country with honor and bravery, but his deployment to Iraq came at a cost to his family. Being away from his loved ones took its...

UHCL Days Offer Transfer Assistance

UHCL Days Offer Transfer Assistance

Eric Ferrufino, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018


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San Jacinto College students interested in attending the University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) were given an opportunity to find out more about the school during UHCL Days on Nov. 6 when University representatives visited Central Campus to put attendees in direct contact with professionals ready to...

Campus Success Centers Extend Final Exam Tutoring

Campus Success Centers Extend Final Exam Tutoring

Larissa Rios, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018


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As students buckle down to study for final exams, San Jacinto College’s three academic campuses are gearing up to help them prepare for the last stretch of the semester. On the North Campus, nervous students are treated to cups of hot cocoa as part of a series of events called Finals Frenzy, while...

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