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Community college students affected by new legislation

Community college students affected by new legislation

By Matt Fulkerson/sports editor In 2007, the Texas Legislature passed requirements for high school students that required four years of math, science, English and history. Despite these changes, South Campus math department chair Catherine Haley said students still struggle to meet the TSI requirements for college-level math courses. “Since we started the new test last […]

Tragedy deserves respect, cowards don’t

Tragedy deserves respect, cowards don’t

Courageous heroes will forever be revered, and their heroic acts are worthy of such remembrance. Not so is the cowardice act of abandonment, recently displayed by the captain of the doomed ferry Sewol off the coast of South Korea. In the U.S., first responders are the men and women equipped to handle emergency situations, such […]

Disabled veteran runs Boston Marathon after overcoming insurmountable odds

Disabled veteran runs Boston Marathon after overcoming insurmountable odds

By Kenney Kost/editor-in-chief Six years ago, South Campus student Carlos Colon was lying in a hospital bed in a coma after his company was ambushed in Afghanistan and his vehicle was hit with a rocket-propelled grenade. Last week, Colon completed the Boston Marathon, his third complete marathon this year. At one point given a 30 […]