Harvey Heroine: When the water rose, so did she

By Sara Perry Hurricane Harvey left us all with scars, some financial, some physical, and all emotional. However, even in the wake of disaster comes an air of silver lining. Multiple stories of heroism, community strength, and improbable friendships that likely would have never been written if not for such terrible circumstances. Nicole Hoover’s story is one of many, but she stands out for her … Continue reading Harvey Heroine: When the water rose, so did she

FEMA: Apathetic or Unprepared?

By C.R. Lyles After the calamity of Hurricane Harvey, many Texans were left homeless by nature itself. They were forced from their dirty, wet homes onto the dirty, wet streets. In a FEMA.gov article published in September of 2017, the Federal Emergency Management Agency reported, “With nearly 4.5 feet of rain and 130 mph winds, Hurricane Harvey propelled a disaster response that was the largest … Continue reading FEMA: Apathetic or Unprepared?

Kingwood vs Humble Recovery Data

By Kat Harper Hurricane Harvey has been a looming cloud for Texans this past year affecting lives, infrastructures and even income. The recovery not only includes lost homes and displaced families but also unemployment due to closed businesses and government services. Although Harris County and Montgomery County neighbor one another, their rates of recovery are differing vastly. Due to a large amount of damage concentrated … Continue reading Kingwood vs Humble Recovery Data