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Central Debuts Shrek the Musical

Central Debuts Shrek the Musical

Xitlalic Valles, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

The San Jacinto College Central Campus Department of Theatre and Film debuted Shrek the Musical last night, a show based on the Oscar-winning animated film. Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking ogre who, after being mocked and feared his...

New Workshop Encourages Collaborative Mindset

New Workshop Encourages Collaborative Mindset

Cesar Cardenas, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the San Jacinto College Central Campus will host #NotMyProblem on Oct. 28, a problem-solving workshop aimed at fostering cooperation and encouraging a collaborative mindset. Workshop leader Amanda Garza, also an SEA specialist on the Central...

SJC Invites High School Students for PetroChem Career Seminar

SJC Invites High School Students for PetroChem Career Seminar

Sara Garza, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

Houston's job market continues to thrive, and it is no surprise that the surrounding petrochemical industries offer many lucrative employment opportunities. Local high school students interested in exploring the petrochemical and construction fields can look no further than the CCPI CTE Fall 2019 Seminar...

Campus Festival Ushers in Fall Season

Campus Festival Ushers in Fall Season

Sophia Primera, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

San Jacinto College South Campus is hosting Fall Fest on Oct. 25 for students, faculty, and the surrounding community to enjoy a free fun-filled evening with food, games, live music, haunted houses, and trackless train rides. Student Engagement and Activities Coordinator Daniel Byars said visitors...

Safe Zone Sessions Encourage Alliances with LGBT Community

Safe Zone Sessions Encourage Alliances with LGBT Community

Fernando Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

In celebration of LGBT History Month, San Jacinto College is offering Safe Zone training to educate students and employees about issues specific to the LGBT community. All three academic campuses offer Safe Zone training; the North and South Campuses hosted sessions earlier this month. Amanda Rose,...

South Theater’s Thoreau Production Looks at Morality; Promises ‘Individuality’

South Theater’s Thoreau Production Looks at Morality; Promises ‘Individuality’

Osasere Ewansiha, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

In 1846, Henry David Thoreau spent a night in jail. In 2019, the San Jacinto College South Campus Department of Theatre and Film is revisiting the writer’s infamous incarceration in its fall production, “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail.” Theater Professor Kevin Holden, also the show’s director,...

MADD Event Spotlights Tragedies of Drunk Driving

MADD Event Spotlights Tragedies of Drunk Driving

Zenah Al-Naimi, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

Mothers against Drunk Driving (MADD), a non-profit organization that lends support to victims of drunk driving, is teaming up with the San Jacinto College South Campus on Oct. 15 to spotlight the dangers of impaired driving with an event titled Horrors of a Crash. Kendall Collette, a volunteer coordinator...

¡Bailando! to Showcase Latin American Folk Dances

¡Bailando! to Showcase Latin American Folk Dances

Victoria Williams, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

Burbank Middle School’s folklorico dance team, Las Aguilas de Oro, will treat San Jacinto College South Campus to a folklorico dance performance on Oct. 10 titled ¡Bailando!, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM). According to the webpage for Ballet Folklorico de Dartmouth, a dance group...

Success Center’s ‘Paper’ Workshop Offers Critical Writing Assistance

Success Center’s ‘Paper’ Workshop Offers Critical Writing Assistance

Kiarah Del Angel, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

The Student Success Center on the San Jacinto College Central Campus will host a writing workshop titled How to Paper to help students learn the basics of writing an academic essay. Dawn Shedd, the Center’s director, said all students required to complete written assignments for their coursework...

Video Installations Showing Migrant Experience at Center of ‘Americas’ Exhibition

Video Installations Showing Migrant Experience at Center of ‘Americas’ Exhibition

Alexandria Brown, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

The San Jacinto College Central Campus art gallery is kicking off a new exhibition Oct. 10 featuring the work of multiple artists in a showcase titled We Are Here, Here We Are: A Celebration of the Americas. Professor of Art History, and Central Campus Gallery Director, Carmen Champion said the show...

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...

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