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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 8, 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...

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...

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...

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...

SMACS 0723 is the first image that was released to the public. The image was presented by President Biden at a White House briefing on July 11, a day before the official image release.

Dallas College astronomers marvel new images of deep space

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor In Chief August 23, 2022

“It’s almost as if they don’t seem real.” Eastfield alumnus Aldahir Segovia couldn’t believe his eyes after viewing the first images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. “I was...

Showers give respite from constant heat

Showers give respite from constant heat

LONDY RAMIREZ, Staff Writer August 18, 2022

After 45 days of heat over 100 degrees, Dallas County is feeling some relief with lower temperatures and scattered thunderstorms this week. In July, 27 days out of 31 were above 100 degrees, according...

Abortion rights protesters march through the streets of downtown Dallas to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Older Americans disappointed by Roe v. Wade reversal

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief July 19, 2022

U.S. seniors are concerned about the future of reproductive rights since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. According to a 2022 Pew Research Center study, 50% of U.S. adults over 50 disapprove...

Angela Westley talks about why she chooses online classes at Eastfield and how it makes her flexible for her family.

Graduates celebrate achievement at GradFest

CARMEN GUZMAN, Managing Editor May 3, 2022

Criminal justice major Angela Westley came to GradFest with her two small children and a sense of relief. She approached a table marked for alumni, satisfied to be part of Eastfield’s class of 2022. After...

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