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

What it is Like To be in an Art Show

By Meybel Guzman, Graphic Artist I have always been interested in art since I was a child; like many other kids, I would draw for fun. For me, drawing was a way to express my thoughts, and the things that I observed in the world. You can bring a blank sheet of paper to life with a pencil and your imagination.  The more I drew … Continue reading What it is Like To be in an Art Show

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

Stop, Drop, or Roll With the Punches

 By Alexis Maxwell As students face the mid semester scramble of  ‘Will I pass’ and thought of ‘Am I happy with this grade’, some are debating as to whether they should drop one or more their classes. The class drop limit for college students is capped at six, so the dilemma that some have  is to drop a class or to push through to the … Continue reading Stop, Drop, or Roll With the Punches

Lose Your Freshmen 15 in 2019

By Cara Young and Paula Canasto The hearts of Lone Star College-Kingwood students are beating fast for the familiar squeak of sneakers on the gym floor, for the clank of weights and the whirl of treadmill belts coming to life. According to signs posted outside the building the Fitness Training Center, FTC, should be open for recreational use March 18, 2019. The Fitness Center was … Continue reading Lose Your Freshmen 15 in 2019

Lone Star College-Kingwood Psychology Club

By Rachel Byrd On January 31, the Lone Star College-Kingwood Psychology Club had its first meeting in room 203 of the Library building on campus. According to Professor Jared Miller, the club’s advisor, more people came to this meeting than to the first meeting of the Fall 2018 semester. He commented, “It’s good to have so many people at these meetings.” The Psychology Club meets … Continue reading Lone Star College-Kingwood Psychology Club

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