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Winter storm extends campus closures

MOIRA MCINTEE, Editor in Chief January 31, 2023

Dallas College campuses will remain closed through Wednesday due to an extension to the winter storm warning for Dallas County. The National Weather Service says “temperatures will stay at or below...

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Winter weather closes Dallas College campuses


Dallas College campuses will close at 5 p.m. today and will remain closed Tuesday because of inclement weather. A winter storm warning is in effect in Dallas County...

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Photo Gallery: Eastfield hosts Welcome Bash

RORY MOORE/THE ET CETERA, Photo Editor January 27, 2023

Students played games such as Connect 4 and Mortal Kombat X at the Welcome Bash hosted by the Office of Student Life and Engagement on Jan. 26 in the Hive. The event also featured snacks and live music...

Melissa Rodriguez, Alondra Martinez and Itzel Sanchez make red envelopes for friends and family on Jan. 23 in The Hive.

Photo Gallery: Students celebrate Lunar New Year

RORY MOORE, Photo Editor January 24, 2023

Multicultural Affairs hosted an activity for students to craft red envelopes to bring home for friends and family for Lunar New Year on Jan. 23 in the Hive. The tradition is believed to bring luck and...

DQuarius Burton protects the ball from Cedar Valley players.

Photo Gallery: Eastfield kicks off conference play with win over Cedar Valley

RORY MOORE, Photo Editor January 21, 2023

The Harvester Bees started conference play with a 110-85 win against Cedar Valley on Jan. 21 at their home court.  Eastfield is ranked sixth in this week's NJCAA Divisions III national poll.  They face...

Members of the LULAC student club serve food to students and faculty while holding a fundraiser on Jan. 19 in the Hive.

Photo Gallery: LULAC raises funds for scholarship program

RORY MOORE, Photo Editor January 19, 2023

The League of United Latin American Citizens hosted a fundraiser for its scholarship program on Jan. 19 in the Hive.  Members of LULAC, led by adviser Alfonso Garcia, served food to students and faculty...

Ken and Latoya Lane of the Mesquite NAACP lead the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade across Mesquite on Jan. 14.  The Mesquite NAACP helped organize the parade.

Photo Gallery: Students march in MLK Parade

RORY MOORE, Photo Editor January 16, 2023

LULAC, a student organization at Eastfield, marched in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade on Saturday in downtown Mesquite.  The Mesquite NAACP organized and led the march in observance of Martin...

REVIEW: Pokemon Scarlet/Violet is a bug-ridden gem

REVIEW: Pokemon Scarlet/Violet is a bug-ridden gem

DEEBS LYON, Contributor December 23, 2022

Pokémon Violet/Scarlet Released: Nov. 18, 2022 Developer: Game Freak Platform: Nintendo Switch Let me cut to the chase, this is the best Pokémon game you can play right now. However, it has flaws....

Eastfield faculty members line up for the ugly sweater competition during the Holiday Luncheon.

Photo Gallery: Eastfield hosts holiday luncheon

RORY MOORE, Photo Editor December 9, 2022

Eastfield hosted a holiday luncheon for employees inside the S building on Dec. 8. The festivities included a version of the game Password that featured holiday and Dallas College-based words, an ugly...

LGBTQ students seek community after tragedy

LGBTQ students seek community after tragedy

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor In Chief December 8, 2022

When news broke of a far-right gunman opening fire on an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado, killing five and injuring 17, members of Eastfield’s Prism chapter looked to each other for support. Despite a...

Los estudiantes se reunieron adentro del G-222 en Eastfield para la junta de LULAC.

LULAC empodera la comunidad hispana

LONDY RAMIREZ, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Después de una larga ausencia, la Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos (LULAC) vuelve a tomar fuerza con nuevos miembros y consejero en Dallas College Eastfield Campus. Alfonso García, entrenador...

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Top 10 Student Discounts

LONDY RAMIREZ, Staff writer December 6, 2022

With inflation on the rise, students are feeling the pinch. “When [my family goes] to buy food, like a small amount of groceries, we spend more than $100 and sometimes we don’t even buy everything...

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