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‘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...

Speaker Inspires Students Facing Illness, Other Challenges

Speaker Inspires Students Facing Illness, Other Challenges

Larissa Rios, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2018


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The iConnect Center of San Jacinto College South Campus is hosting founder of Friends’ Health and author of “Unexpected Blessings” Roxanne Black as a guest speaker Nov. 13 to inspire students by sharing her struggle with chronic illness. Black was diagnosed with Lupus at age 15 and underwent...

Fossil-Finding Excursion Just a Day at the Beach

Fossil-Finding Excursion Just a Day at the Beach

Logan Sullivan, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2018


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San Jacinto College South Campus Geology students will have the opportunity to hunt for fossils that are thousands of years old while on a semi-annual field trip Nov. 3 to McFaddin Beach. McFaddin beach is located about an hour and a half from the South Campus and has a rich geological history. Fossils...

SJC Celebrates Day on Writing

SJC Celebrates Day on Writing

November 2, 2018


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The National Day on Writing is an annual tribute taking place Oct. 20 across the United States as a unified effort to celebrate the written word. Originated by the National Council of Teachers of English in 2009, San Jacinto College Central Campus organized its first commemoration in 2010 at the urging...

New Winter-Themed Event Ushers in Season, Closes Semester

New Winter-Themed Event Ushers in Season, Closes Semester

November 2, 2018


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The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the San Jacinto College North Campus is hosting Winter Wonderland Dec. 5, a season-themed occasion aimed at helping students and faculty unwind from the long fall semester. North Campus SEA Coordinator Brian Bui said she thinks the affair will...

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