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Field Trip to Redesigned Exhibition Hall Promises to Take ‘Breath Away’

Field Trip to Redesigned Exhibition Hall Promises to Take ‘Breath Away’

October 18, 2018


Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

The San Jacinto College community has the opportunity to visit the newly-renovated Wiess Energy Hall at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) on Oct. 21 at a deeply discounted price through Earth Science Week Field Trip sponsored by the Houston Geological Society (HGS) and HMNS. The field trip...

South Gallery Exhibits Work of Legendary Warner Bros. Animator

South Gallery Exhibits Work of Legendary Warner Bros. Animator

October 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd are together again, but this time as part of an exhibition titled Carrot Cake: The Life and Career of Chuck Jones running until Nov. 7 in the art gallery on the San Jacinto College South Campus. Jones, the legendary artist, animator, and director is best known for his work...

New North Game Room Debuts Super Smash Bros. Tournament

New North Game Room Debuts Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Marco Alvarado, Student Editorial Adviser

October 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on San Jacinto College North Campus is hosting its first-ever Super Smash Bros. video game tournament on Oct. 9 in a newly renovated student game room.     SEA Activities Specialist Jennifer Cerda said Super Smash Bros. emerged...

Club Helps First Gen Students Overcome College Obstacles

Club Helps First Gen Students Overcome College Obstacles

Sarah Mangum, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

Although college enrollment is on the rise, the number of students obtaining degrees from four-year universities is staggeringly low. It comes as no surprise that college is expensive and time-consuming, but for first-generation students, those whose parents or guardians do not have a four-year degree,...

Two Cosmetology Facilities Get Total Makeovers

Two Cosmetology Facilities Get Total Makeovers

Logan Sullivan, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

Although intended to teach students how to give future clients a fresh face, the cosmetology facilities on two San Jacinto College campuses are receiving a full makeover of their own. The construction projects on the North and South Campuses are part of a $425 million bond package, approved by voters...

Geo Prof Teams With Museum for Earth Science Celebration

Geo Prof Teams With Museum for Earth Science Celebration

Marissa Martinez, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

The San Jacinto College community will have the chance to experience Earth Science Celebration hosted by The Houston Geological Society (HGS) on Oct. 13 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) as part of a series of events aimed at K-12 outreach during Earth Science Week. Central Campus Geology...

Theatre Dept. Presenting ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’ Production

Theatre Dept. Presenting ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’ Production

Naomi Gudino, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

Nanny Mary Poppins is descending from the sky using her magical umbrella, but not on Broadway. While Disney prepares to debut the new Mary Poppins film later this year, the San Jacinto College Central Campus Department of Theatre and Film will present “Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical” beginning...

WBB Closes Program With Appearance at National Tournament

WBB Closes Program With Appearance at National Tournament

April 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

Facing their final season before closing down the women’s basketball program, the San Jacinto College Lady Gators decided they were not fading away, they were going to “own it.” Own it they did when they blasted past Hutchinson College 62-51 last month to clinch the first-ever National Junior...

La Speranza Presents ‘Bach and Friends’ Concert

La Speranza Presents ‘Bach and Friends’ Concert

April 12, 2018


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The sounds of Baroque music will fill Corbin Hall on April 19 when the music department of San Jacinto College Central Campus presents Bach and Friends, a concert featuring La Speranza performing pieces from the famed eighteenth-century composer and his contemporaries. La Speranza is a chamber music...

Get Lit! Festival Features Exploration Theme

Get Lit! Festival Features Exploration Theme

Peyton Freeman, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

The English faculty of San Jacinto College Central Campus is about to get lit… and it’s not the first time. Once again, the English department is hosting the annual Get Lit! festival, April 18, this time showcasing activities centered around the theme The Final Frontier? Exploration: Past, Present,...

Theatre & Film Showcases Student-Directed Projects

Theatre & Film Showcases Student-Directed Projects

Catherine Davis, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

From acting on stage to working behind the scenes, theater and film students of San Jacinto College Central Campus learn to do it all. But after taking instructions from others to help bring the department’s shows together, at the end of the season, four budding student directors have the opportunity...

Campus Rec Brings In Therapy Dogs

Campus Rec Brings In Therapy Dogs

Natalie Snell, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

The Recreational (Rec) Sports Department on San Jacinto College Central Campus will once again host Paws 4 Grace as part of Pet a Puppy, an event taking place May 1 where participants can pet, hold, and take pictures with visiting service animals. Pet a Puppy provides certified therapy dogs, through...

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