Stories and Features

Harris County's newest judge continues to inspire at San Jac

02.28.2019 | By Torrie Hardcastle

Ever since her days dressing up in a bathrobe as a child, Erica Hughes knew she wanted to be a judge. After years of hard work, she achieved her goal in the historic 2018 election that saw 17 African American women elected to judgeships in Harris County, all of whom were recently sworn into office in early 2019.

San Jac paralegal student attends State of the Union on behalf of Dreamers

02.28.2019 | By Torrie Hardcastle

The 2019 State of the Union was more than just a televised address for San Jacinto College paralegal student Devani Gonzalez. Gonzalez was invited by Texas Representative Sylvia R. Garcia to attend the event in the nation's capital as the Congresswoman's guest and to represent the many Dreamers who call Texas home.