Ghost Work

By: Hunter Llenos In August of last year, Houston was victim to one of the most damaging hurricanes of our time. Today there are so many stories describing the experiences, struggles and underpinnings of the situation Houston sees itself in today with support stretching too thin. Mari Omori, a college Professor in the art department at Lone Star College-Kingwood, recently gave an interview describing her … Continue reading Ghost Work

Voices From The Storm

By Cara Young, C.R. Lyles, Sara Perry and Hunter Llenos   April Boles: When did you/your family evacuate? Was your house already flooded? “My family did not evacuate, however, my mother was worried that our new sheetrock would be destroyed. Our house did not flood even though we live 10 minutes away from LSC-Kingwood. We spent the recovery time repairing my grandmother’s house.  2. What … Continue reading Voices From The Storm

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?

Houston Mayor; ‘Building New Without Tearing Down the Old’

Astrodome Gets New Life by Marcela Macias, Photographer Sports fans from all over Houston came together to salute the Eighth Wonder of the World, The Astrodome, on April 9, 2018. The Astrodome Conservancy, in union with Harris County, organized “Domecoming” to give a last goodbye to the Astrodome on its 53rd anniversary before its renovation. Along with the support of other organizations such as Eighth … Continue reading Houston Mayor; ‘Building New Without Tearing Down the Old’