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Ilse Gonzalez

Ilse Gonzalez

Freshman at the University of Houston studying broadcast journalism, president of El Gato Media Network and currently running Houmans project.

We often make decisions that we would like to tell our parents about, but are too afraid to do so because of the possibility of a negative reaction. There are times when we agree to things that our parents want, even if it doesn’t make us happy. In this video, …

Take a look at The House that Ching Built, a partnership between Habitat for Humanity and a former Houston Dynamo player that builds houses for families in need.

    “A smile goes a long way. You may come across somebody that looks grumpy but you give them a little kindness, find out what their day is like and realize – wow! I’m glad I smiled or said something nice. That’s probably my biggest rule that I follow.” …

    “We liked each other right away. In fact he asked me to marry him after 3 months but we were so embarrassed we’ve only known each other 3 months so because we’re sensible people, we told everyone we had been knowing each other longer.”   Inspired by Humans …

    “Music makes the world a better place. Sometimes I might be hostile. Sometimes I might not be a in a good mood, but then I hear a song I haven’t heard and you know it brings back good memories and I forget about my problems.”   Inspired by …

  “My advice to young adults: Work and keep pushing forward.”   Inspired by Humans of New York – Houmans showcases the diversity and commonality of Houstonians.  

  “My fear is that no matter what I try to do and even though I may have the best motivations for doing so, that what I do will not make enough of an impact that anyone will remember that anything I did happened at all. That seems both somewhat …

As obesity continues to grow in America, Lorenzo Diaz, who despite being born with one hand, challenged the status quo in his junior year of high school by embarking on a healthier and more active lifestyle. Attending a college preparatory high school with an eight-hour school day, Diaz was juggling …

“We Can’t Breathe, You Can’t Breathe” and “Shut it down for Michael Brown” are just some of the chants heard around the country as protestors plead for justice following the deaths of unarmed teen Michael Brown and 43-year-old Eric Garner. In Houston, organizers on social media designated the busy intersection …

HOUSTON, TX) – HCSO robbery investigators need the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect believed to be responsible for robbing at gunpoint several smoke shops in Harris County. Surveillance video of a robbery that took place this week is attached. It happened on Monday, August 18 at the …