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Gen Z overlooks red flags

MOIRA MCINTEE, Editor In Chief March 7, 2023

Abuse isn’t just physical. It can hide behind faux acts of love, slowly manipulating its victims.  Associate of science major Justice Grant said trying to force her friend to see that the person...

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New club unites African students

CARMEN GUZMAN, Managing Editor February 27, 2023

Aaron Yah loves reading books about his home country, Liberia. But it’s not enough – Yah wants to learn about what’s beyond his homeland’s borders. “There’s always a lesson. The more you...

two people at an event

Success coach overcomes scarred childhood

LONDY RAMIREZ , Contributor @TheEtCetera February 14, 2023

Alfonso Garcia was 6 years old when he and his mother crossed the U.S.-Mexico border fleeing his abusive alcoholic father. He says the sound of bullets fired by U.S. Border Patrol agents and his mother’s...

students playing connect 4.

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...

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...

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...

Peter Lamborghini works on the engine of a van inside the garage of the T building on Nov. 29.

Shifting into gear: Lamborghini takes charge, drives automotive career forward

BLAKE DICKERSON, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Peter Lamborghini, Honda PACT coordinator and automotive mechanic at Eastfield, is certified to work on just about any car. Sharing his name with a popular luxury sports car makes his career choice seem...

Daniel performs a trick in which Baker makes students hold out matchbox cars of different colors. Barker would then ask Daniel to approach certain colors.

Photo Gallery: Therapy dog charms students

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief December 5, 2022

Students gathered around a ball of white and gold fur in the Hive. Several hands reached into the frenzy, eager to grace the silky coat of Eastfield’s furry guest. Daniel, an 11-year-old rough collie,...

Ceramics instructor Eric Thayer
organized a Bowl-a-thon on Dec.
3 at Eastfield.

Instructor and students sculpt for charity

MOIRA MCINTEE, Managing Editor December 5, 2022

More than 34 million people in the United States are food insecure, according to Feeding America. Eastfield ceramics instructor Eric Thayer understands that feeling because he’s been part of the statistic. Burdened...

Nancy Abdo helps associate of arts major Laura Trujillo sign in Oct. 12 to the clinic at Eastfield.

Nurse seeks adventure in all avenues of life

LONDY RAMIREZ, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

For the last seven years, Eastfield campus nurse Nancy Abdo, her two children Sydney and Jonathan, and several members of her family have traveled to her hometown of Chicago for what has become a Labor...

How COVID-19 reshaped the dating landscape

How COVID-19 reshaped the dating landscape

MOIRA MCINTEE, Managing Editor October 18, 2022

Romance isn’t dead, but it looks a lot different. Two years of social distancing changed more than just how we buy groceries – it changed how we date. Dates went virtual, and texting for long periods...

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