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Hayley Torres defends the ball against a Western Texas player for Eastfield.

Q&A: Soccer captain leads team with an emphasis on respect

SOPHIA HERNANDEZ, Contributor September 29, 2022

Freshman midfielder Hayley Torres takes her role as captain seriously with the amount of discipline she has learned from soccer throughout the years. Torres sat down with Et Cetera reporter Sophia Hernandez...

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September 21, 2022

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Enrollment goal curbed amid nationwide decline

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor In Chief September 20, 2022

Despite more students returning to Eastfield, enrollment declined 6.7% from fall of last year. According to a 2022 study by National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, colleges saw a combined drop...

Review: Actress memoir balances childhood trauma with dark humor

Review: Actress’ memoir balances childhood trauma with dark humor

PAOLA MARTINEZ, Contributor September 20, 2022

A famous life is what many aspire to have. Yet we aren’t always aware of its consequences. Even the happiest of celebrities can hide a lifetime of regret and shame. Hollywood life is full of stress....

Iya Katib (18, Nursing) and Jamie Torres (21, Associates of Arts) dye shirts during Tie-Diversity.

Tie-dye brings students closer to their cultures and each other

MOIRA MCINTEE, Managing Editor September 20, 2022

Eastfield’s Multicultural Affairs department hosted a “Tie Diversity” event for students to express themselves on campus with an artistic outlet. Students were able to create a tie-dye T-shirt to...

OPINION: Your vote is powerful in local elections

OPINION: Your vote is powerful in local elections

BLAKE QUINTANA, Contributor September 20, 2022

Youth are the future of this country, but being the future does not mean we have no say in the present. According to the Texas Secretary of State’s website, about 14 percent fewer Texas registered...

Dallas College upgrading campus safety measures

Dallas College upgrading campus safety measures

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor In Chief September 19, 2022

Enhancing security is on Dallas College’s agenda following increased concerns regarding campus safety. New measures include additional cameras, additional communication tools in RAVE and Guardian...

Tyler Stone throws a pitch for McNeese State at Joe Miller Ballpark.

Stone signs free-agent deal with Arizona Diamondbacks

MANNY WILLIS, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

Former Eastfield pitcher Tyler Stone is now pitching for the Arizona Diamondbacks’ rookie league team after signing a free-agent deal this summer. Stone had 179 strikeouts with the Eastfield Harvesters...

Amanda Anantathat serves food to Robin Manuel during Eastfield President Eddie Tealers Nacho Ordinary Fundraiser.

Nacho business: Faculty, staff chip in on student fund

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor In Chief September 15, 2022

The Employee Giving Campaign has raised $144,000 to date, and 87% has gone into the college’s designated Emergency Aid Fund for students. Campus President Eddie Tealer’s Nacho Ordinary Fundraiser...

A bulldozer removes dirt from the Eastfield Baseball field during construction on July 22.

Harvesters to start season on revamped field

MANNY WILLIS, Staff writer September 14, 2022

The Eastfield Harvesters are set to unveil their renovated artificial turf field and other upgraded features this season after a summer of construction. The $2 million project is scheduled to be completed...

EDITORIAL: Loan forgiveness is a Band-Aid on bigger issue

EDITORIAL: Loan forgiveness is a Band-Aid on bigger issue

September 13, 2022

President Joe Biden’s plan for student loan forgiveness is a net positive for college students, but more needs to be done to prevent the issue of crippling student debt from continuing. The best way...

OPINION: Vote to repeal conceal carry on campus

OPINION: Vote to repeal conceal carry on campus

APRIL CALVO, Graphic Editor September 8, 2022

As of Sept. 8, there have been 470 mass shootings in the US and that number continues rising. Texas ranks in second place with 135 school shootings, reports the world population review website about school...

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