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

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

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

Title IX Revised

By C.R. Lyles Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed new guidelines around sexual harassment that may make victims nightmare all too real. The current Title IX sexual harassment guidelines for students and faculty defines sexual harassment as “unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a … Continue reading Title IX Revised