People this week - Nov. 17, 2014

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Business administration sophomore Jose Acevedo flips over architecture freshman Josue Baez-Gallardo as engineering freshman Edwin Velazquez looks on Tuesday in the mall. Acevedo, Baez-Gallardo and Velazquez are members of the parkour club that performs various stunts around campus. Photo by Rey Ruiz

Academy trains heroes

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First Responders Academy instructor and Bexar-Bulverde Fire Department volunteer Cheryl McCall demonstrates how to safely pull a broken windshield off a car Oct. 31 at Texas Auto Salvage as fire science students Darius Hart and Ricky Huizar watch. Photo by Neven Jones

Racquetball - Nov. 10, 2014

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Kinesiology freshman John McVea takes an underhand swing at the ball during a cut-throat racquetball match in Racquetball 1 Monday in Candler. Matthew Meza, McVea and Ramcey McClendon finished with scores of 12, 15 and 8. To schedule for recreational use, contact facility manager Linda Casas in Room 131D of Candler. A racquetball tournament sponsored by the K-Club will be at 9 a.m. Nov. 15 in Candler. Contact kinesiology instructor Raul Rodriguez. Photo by E. David Guel

People this week - Nov. 10, 2014

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Government Professor Asslan Khaligh talks about the Islamic States of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Nov. 4 at Hot Potato in the Methodist Student Center. Khaligh discussed the events leading up to the ISIS surge in the Middle East, such as the historical significance of World War I, World War II and the rise of the Ba’ath Party. Photo by Ian Coleman

Three-point shooting competition

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Nursing freshman Cordarow Mack shoots the ball in the last 1-minute round of a 3-point shooting competition sponsored by student life Thursday in Gym 2 of Candler. Eight players competed for first, second and third place in the three-round, elimination-style competition. Mack won first place with 27 points after three rounds and a pair of Spurs tickets to a game of his choice. Mack said he was happy to win and is looking forward to taking his girlfriend to a game. Photo by E. David Guel

People this week - Nov. 3, 2014

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Tony Siniscalco, systems project manger and designer for Lighting Design Group in New York City, tests the fire alarm Monday while trying to adjust a lighting effect through his laptop in the space station of the Scobee Education Center. Photo by Taylor Tribbey

Scobee grand opening - Oct. 31, 2014

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Officials cut a ribbon at the grand opening of Scobee Education Center Friday. From left are U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith; Dr. Robert Vela, president of this college; Dr. June Scobee Rodgers, Challenger Center founding chair; and Charles E. Cheever Jr., who with his son co-chaired the Challenger Learning Center capital campaign. Photo by E. David Guel