The Beginning of the Presidential Race

Written by Alex Maxwell Lead Photo Credit: David Everett Strickler The race for the presidential election has begun and here is the list of the candidates who want your vote in order to get there. On the Democratic side there are 20 politicians, some of whom you may recognize. Their names are Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Steve Bullock, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, Bill … Continue reading The Beginning of the Presidential Race

Reflecting on the Legacy of Lester Burks

Written by: Rachel Byrd, Copy Desk Lead and News Desk Lead After the passing of Lester Burks this February, founding members of the college remember the character of Lone Star College-Kingwood’s founding president, as well as discuss what legacy he left behind on the campus. Burks served as president of the Kingwood campus beginning in 1984. Prior to this, Burks was the Dean of Vocational-Technical … Continue reading Reflecting on the Legacy of Lester Burks

Campus Launches Mexican-American Literature Database

By Alexis Maxwell, Editor in Chief  The Mexican-American Literature Database is officially available for student and personal use!  The website was created after Hurricane Harvey hit the Lone Star College-Kingwood, leaving the campus and all technology, textbooks and other precious materials adrift and useless in floodwaters.  English Professor Icess Fernandez, the curator of the archive gave her reason as to way she desired to have … Continue reading Campus Launches Mexican-American Literature Database

Club Rush 9-10-19/9-11-19

Lone Star Kingwood had its annual Club Rush. Clubs and student organizations set up their tables and waited for other students to arrive. This event is set up to help new and old students see opportunities to become more invested in campus life. Along with the the club recruitment, there was free chicken sandwiches from Chick-Fil-A. This will not be the last time for clubs … Continue reading Club Rush 9-10-19/9-11-19

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

Balloon Release Vigil in Honor of Jazmine Barnes

A balloon release vigil was held at Lone Star College-Kingwood in memory and honor of Jazmine Barnes, the 7-year-old victim of a drive-by shooting in Houston, January 22, 2019. During the event staff members spoke on violence statistics and the opportunities we all must take to heal the community at large. LSC-Kingwood students and faculty then released 75 pink, purple and white balloons with messages … Continue reading Balloon Release Vigil in Honor of Jazmine Barnes