San Jacinto Times

Earth Day Celebrations Feature ‘Protect Our Species’ Theme

Earth Day Celebrations Feature ‘Protect Our Species’ Theme

Brooke Hogan, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

The offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the three San Jacinto College campuses are hosting Earth Day celebrations aimed at helping students better understand how their actions affect the environment, and how to adopt practices that protect the earth and different animal species. Former...

Kaleidoscope Concert Tackles Diverse Themes: From ‘Quirky’ to Gun Violence

Kaleidoscope Concert Tackles Diverse Themes: From ‘Quirky’ to Gun Violence

Olivia Bell, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

As the spring semester winds down, the San Jacinto College Performing Arts Company is gearing up to present Kaleidoscope April 26-27, a performance showcasing the talents of students enrolled in the South Campus dance program. Dance program coordinator Jamie Williams said the show features a diverse...

Workshop Teaches Strategies to Deal with Difficult People

Workshop Teaches Strategies to Deal with Difficult People

Kate Burkett, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

San Jacinto College North Campus is hosting a professional development workshop April 24 titled Dealing with Difficult People. The workshop, hosted by the office of Career Services, teaches participants conflict resolution skills that can benefit both their careers and personal relationships. Central...

Coyotes Head Coach Expects Tournament Play; Cites Good Chemistry

Coyotes Head Coach Expects Tournament Play; Cites Good Chemistry

Kevin Zambrano, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

Softball season is in full swing and Head Coach Kelly Saenz finds herself in the middle of her 16th season at the helm of the San Jacinto College Coyotes coming off a four-game losing streak against Blinn College and sporting an overall record of 24-23, 7-7 in conference. However, Saenz said the players...

Dance Program Presents Student Showcase

Dance Program Presents Student Showcase

Aren Sackett, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

April is the time of year when the terrifying thought of final exams starts to creep into students’ minds, but while some scholars study for tests or prepare term papers, the dance students of San Jacinto College South Campus prepare for a final presentation where they demonstrate their talents in...

Gallery Installation Commemorates Women’s History Month

Gallery Installation Commemorates Women’s History Month

Jeni Grizzaffi, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019

They are wise, brave, and strong – yet they are fragile, gentle, and unsure. They are among us as leaders, wives, mothers, sisters, friends, and March is the time to celebrate them all. In honor of Women’s History Month, the San Jacinto College Central Campus art gallery opened an exhibition March...

New College Event Spotlights Mental Illness, Suicide Prevention

New College Event Spotlights Mental Illness, Suicide Prevention

Hailey Morgan, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019

Students on the three academic campuses of San Jacinto College will get a fresh look at mental health April 8 when the first-ever Fresh Check Day kicks off a three-day tour beginning April 8 on the South Campus. Founded in 2011 by the Jordan Porco Foundation, Fresh Check Day features interactive activities...

Spring Fundraising Fests Coming in April

Spring Fundraising Fests Coming in April

Gissel Viramontes, Student Editorial Adviser

March 29, 2019

The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the Central Campus is hosting Spring Fling 2019 on April 3 while SEA North and South Campuses scheduled their spring festivities for April 2 and 4, respectively. Central Campus SEA Coordinator Amanda Rose said the yearly event is an opportunity...

Career Fair Connects Students With Hospitality Industry

Career Fair Connects Students With Hospitality Industry

Daniel Manglicmont, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019

The office of Career Services on the San Jacinto College North Campus will host a hiring fair April 3 aimed at connecting students interested in the hospitality industry with professionals working in the field. Jiselle Wilson, a North Campus Career Specialist who organized the Hospitality Professions...

Gators Eyeing Another JUCO World Series Appearance

Gators Eyeing Another JUCO World Series Appearance

Adrian Romero, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019

Since its founding in 1958, the Junior College (JUCO) World Series baseball tournament has seen many national champions but with 26 tournament appearances under its belt, the San Jacinto College baseball program holds more championship titles than any of the other 189 teams in Division 1 JUCO baseball;...

Scholarship Competition Seeks Out San Jac ‘Sharks’

Scholarship Competition Seeks Out San Jac ‘Sharks’

Kevin Zambrano, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

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...

Lifestyle Fair Takes Aim at Improving Student Health

Lifestyle Fair Takes Aim at Improving Student Health

Amy Perez, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

The Wisconsin Health Atlas, a group affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, conducted a study in 2015-2016 researching what they considered to be epidemic levels of obesity in Wisconsin. They found that the lowest obesity rate was 10 percent among children aged 2-5, while children aged ...

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