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

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

The Lone Star College-Kingwood Library Has Officially Opened

The Lone Star College-Kingwood library has officially opened after being closed for roughly 22 months when Hurricane Harvey flooded the building.    Now, with a fresh new face, the library is open for business with more features than before. Kaleigh VonDerVor, the director of academic success, who oversees the library, says the library is the “new face of what libraries should be.”    “We wanted … Continue reading The Lone Star College-Kingwood Library Has Officially Opened

Common Cents

By Adnan Abbasi Amazing as it is, many high school seniors see college as an unattainable feat. This is quite far from the truth. Both in-state and out-of-state students have a lot of trouble going to school, which is a reason that many student-aged people focus on work instead of investing in higher education. There are, however, many ways to help pay for whatever degree … Continue reading Common Cents