Title IX Revised

By C.R. Lyles Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed new guidelines around sexual harassment that may make victims nightmare all too real. The current Title IX sexual harassment guidelines for students and faculty defines sexual harassment as “unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a … Continue reading Title IX Revised

14 Million Problems All In Ones

By Cara Young, Alex Maxwell and Rachel Byrd The Lone Star College System’s accounts are currently under investigation for $14 million dollars worth of improperly distributed financial aid funds by the U.S. Department of Education. The DOE’s review of accounts uncovered that LSC has provided students who graduated from ineligible high schools with Pell, Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants and federal loans. “The DOE identified 6,160 … Continue reading 14 Million Problems All In Ones

Audits, Appeals and Actions

By Cara Young Lone Star College is facing a $14 million dollar audit, and nobody is talking about it. It has been recently revealed that the Lone Star College System has distributed about 14 million dollars in aid improperly by providing funds to students who were graduates of high schools not eligible to receive funding.  They are now facing an audit from the Department of … Continue reading Audits, Appeals and Actions

David Caceres Headlines with LSC-Kingwood’s Big Band

By Aiman Patoli, Aliya Ahmed and Cara Young The Kingwood Big Band is back to spice up the season with some jazzy classics. Lone Star College-Kingwood is the host for this event. The Kingwood Big Band is an arrangement of seventeen musicians. This arrangement includes saxophonists, trombonists, trumpeters, a pianist, a bassist, a guitarist, and a drummer. Tonight’s performance features local musicians, students, and saxophonist/vocalist … Continue reading David Caceres Headlines with LSC-Kingwood’s Big Band

The Masked Reality of Vape

By Aiman Patoli Vaping, the new face of nicotine, is hitting society’s youth hard and experts are trying to catch up. “[The vaping epidemic] is such a new phenomenon. We do not have adequate research to know what’s gonna happen in the long run,” Lone Star College-Kingwood Professor of Nursing Nickie Loftin said. “Things are starting to come up.” Vaping is one of the many … Continue reading The Masked Reality of Vape