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

Misadventures in Corpus Christi

By Cara Young The Howler’s tales of woe began like any other, with the sound, “Ehh.” Our heroines Alex Maxwell and Cara Young, who as it happens were traveling with Lone Star College-Kingwood student newspaper to scenic Corpus Christi for the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association competition during Spring Break of 2019. While unpacking in their Omni hotel room, they discovered that something was amiss: Alex … Continue reading Misadventures in Corpus Christi

A Modest Project

By Alex Maxwell This is a satirical piece in the vein of “A Modest Proposal”. If you didn’t understand that reference, Google it. Group projects can either be the best part of a semester, or the bane of everyone’s existence, including mine. There is a way to combat social loafing though, and it is called “Rely only on yourself.” Let’s face it, you can exchange numbers, see … Continue reading A Modest Project

How Home School Graduates Adjust To College Life

By Rachel Byrd Despite the common arguments against the decision to educate students at home, home school graduates attending Lone Star College-Kingwood have not found the college transition to be much more difficult than the college transition of public schooled students. This ease in transition could be attributed to the fact that many home schooled students take dual credit classes in high school, allowing them … Continue reading How Home School Graduates Adjust To College Life