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

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

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