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If you would like to help those affected by Harvey, here are some ways you can assist the victims: American Red Cross: Call 1-800- RED CROSS or text HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Service: Click here to make a donation. or Call 1-800- …

The following locations are offering immediate emergency shelter to any homeless individuals seeking a safe, dry place to ride out the storm: Star of Hope Men’s Development Cente 1811 Ruiz, Houston, TX 77002 Salvation Army Harbor Light Center Typically men’s shelter, but does have space for women seeking shelter.2407 North …

Hundreds gathered in downtown Houston this past October to celebrate the 50th annual Greek festival. Since 1917, when Greek immigrants created what is today one of the largest Orthodox communities within the United States. The event featured delicious food from the Greek cookbook, cathedral tours and live Greek music. The event brought together people of different backgrounds and ages. OPA!

Arte Publico Press held the Fifth Annual LibroFEST at the Houston Public Library on Oct. 1.  This yearly event recognizes Houston’s Latino culture through literature and highlighting local Latino and Hispanic writers and artists. The event showcased Latino writers, arts and local hispanic writers affiliated with Gulf Coast, Public Poetry …

Military veterans represent every American, whether you like it or not When I first heard about 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s sit-down during the National Anthem, the first thing I thought was, “He has offended America.” Seeing that, also pierced through my USMC heart but I had to hear why he …

Voucher Line Party It was finally Saturday morning, and as planned I was to head to the University of Houston early. Although I overslept I was able to have my morning coffee. As I  sipped my coffee my friend Matt sent me a message on Facebook. It was 8:00 a.m. …

Friday night’s lineup featuring Lukas Graham, Fall Out Boy and Panic! At The Disco had fans rocking out during the free performances at Discovery Green for the Final Four’s March Madness Music Festival.

Community Family Centers will be hosting its eight annual Family Power Walk on May 9, beginning at 8:30 AM at 7524 Avenue E, to raise money for its family-centered programs in Houston. CFC is a bilingual nonprofit organization that supports low-income families in the city of Houston. It centers heavily …

Rice University and its student organization Rice Salseros are putting on the inaugural Salsa Explosion, an event open to everyone interested in salsa dancing. Salsa Explosion features salsa workshops led by special guest instructors, professional dance performances, and ballrooms featuring social dances. There will be space for both salsa aficionados …