How Home School Graduates Adjust To College Life

By Rachel Byrd Despite the common arguments against the decision to educate students at home, home school graduates attending Lone Star College-Kingwood have not found the college transition to be much more difficult than the college transition of public schooled students. This ease in transition could be attributed to the fact that many home schooled students take dual credit classes in high school, allowing them … Continue reading How Home School Graduates Adjust To College Life

Student Government Strives For Democracy In Unopposed Election

By Rachel Byrd Although all four of the candidates running in this semester’s upcoming Student Government Association election are running unopposed, Lone Star College-Kingwood’s SGA is attempting to preserve the ideal of democracy.     The lack of opposition that the candidates are facing has altered the way the events prior the election—particularly the Candidate Debate, which occurred at the General Assembly on March 28, and … Continue reading Student Government Strives For Democracy In Unopposed Election

Staying Safe While Exercising in Kingwood

By Rachel Byrd Following an unidentified man attacking a woman in Kingwood’s East End Park, the Lone Star College Division of Public Safety offers tips for how to stay safe while exercising outdoors. Runners, joggers and others who exercise outdoors also offer their advice on how they protect themselves while exercising in Kingwood. Paul Willingham, the Chief of Police of the Lone Star College police … Continue reading Staying Safe While Exercising in Kingwood

Unidentified Burglar Breaks Into Contractor’s Office

By Rachel Byrd An unknown person burglarized two containers in Parking Lot D on the Lone Star College-Kingwood campus between Mar. 22 at 1:45 p.m. and Mar. 25 at 5:50 a.m. The list of items stolen from the two storage units includes LED light fixtures, electrical tools, and a portable generator. The unidentified burglar broke into one of the containers through a window on the … Continue reading Unidentified Burglar Breaks Into Contractor’s Office

Students Concerned with Potential Rise in Tuition

By Rachel Byrd The Lone Star College Board of Trustees intends to raise Lone Star Colleges tuition fees incrementally over the next five years. The proposed increase is proposed to start this coming year with an additional $5-per-credit-hour. According to statistics provided by the Houston Chronicle, taxpayers contributed 41 percent of the Lone Star College system’s revenue, while students only contributed 27 percent. In the … Continue reading Students Concerned with Potential Rise in Tuition