Dr. Wright Lassiter Jr. gained a love for learning early in life. His father taught him at a young age that knowledge would be an important key to his future.
April 12 was a typical day for Jose Rodriguez. He went to school, then to work at the Omni Hotel and finally to the gym.
It was summer 2008 and Taylor Eastep and his family were on vacation in San Antonio when he suddenly fell ill.
Overall, only half of students in developmental education complete their recommended course sequence, according to the Community College Research Center.
At the end of each semester, the routine is always the same. Finals arrive, and panicked students spend each moment cramming for exams. Sleep is an afterthought.
On one end of the spectrum, there is mania: sleep deprivation, racing thoughts and the feeling of being out of control.
On the other, depression: anxiety, hopelessness and isolation.
Many students think of community college as an extension of high school. They rush through their core classes so they can transfer to a four-year institution as quickly as possible.
The Media Production Department serves the college by filming campus events — small and large — and editing them together to accommodate the desired message.
A 2008 survey of incoming students at institutions of higher education determined that less than half were prepared for college-level courses.
Many African-American youth today consider the death of Tupac black history. While his death is a tragic event in recent history that 18- to 30-year-olds can identify with, it is not black history.
The gas station is a true convenience store for the White Rock neighborhood. Located at 702 N. Buckner, it offers a sense of community, healthy food choices and biodiesel, an eco-friendly alternative to regular diesel gasoline.
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