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Nancy Abdo, left, helps someone register for the COVID-19 vaccine incentive in C-135 on Sept. 9. Photo by Vera DeJohnette/The Et Cetera

Vaccine incentive numbers show good participation rate

BY HARRIET RAMOS, Editor in Chief September 16, 2021

Over 6,000 students and 3,000 employees have submitted for the vaccine incentive that become available Aug. 30. “Our aim is ultimately to save lives through this financial incentive,” Alex Lyda,...

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Dallas College to offer cash for vaccination

BY HARRIET RAMOS, Editor in Chief August 26, 2021

The Dallas College Board of Trustees approved a financial incentive for students and employees who can submit proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. Employees will receive up to $500 and students $200,...

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College students benefit from latest stimulus package

April 27, 2021

By LEAH SALINAS @TheEtCetera College students who were not eligible to receive the first two rounds of stimulus checks received the third. Now they have to decide what to do with the money. “This...

COVID-19 vaccine registration guide

COVID-19 vaccine registration guide

April 14, 2021

Dallas College students 16 and older are now eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccination through the Dallas County Health and Human Services. The vaccine is voluntary and not mandated by Dallas College....

COVID-19 year in review

COVID-19 year in review

March 31, 2021

Click to enlarge image Last March, COVID-19 began its march across Texas. Here is a look back at the year’s worth of events that impacted Dallas College and beyond. —Compiled by Amanda Araujo Text...

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set to begin Monday at Eastfield

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set to begin Monday at Eastfield

July 31, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Eastfield will become a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site on Monday for residents of Dallas County. Tests are free for residents. The testing site will operate out of Parking Lot...

Reversed ICE order ‘relief’ for international students

Reversed ICE order ‘relief’ for international students

July 15, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc For the past week, ecology major and international student Wai Tun said he felt like he was without a country. It started after the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency...

Volleyball, soccer moved to spring after decision from NJCAA

Volleyball, soccer moved to spring after decision from NJCAA

July 13, 2020

By Sazoun Grayer @SGrayETC Volleyball and soccer will not be played this fall at Eastfield after an announcement by the National Junior College Athletic Association today to move all close-contact sports...

Abbott takes executive action to curb coronavirus

Abbott takes executive action to curb coronavirus

June 26, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC Gov. Greg Abbott closed Texas bars at noon Friday except for delivery and takeout. Dine-in restaurant capacity will be scaled back to 50 percent starting June 29. Commercial...

'They’re afraid to go to the doctor sometimes': Immigrants’ uncertainty increases during pandemic

'They’re afraid to go to the doctor sometimes': Immigrants’ uncertainty increases during pandemic

June 13, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC Carlos Rovelo had just finished his shift on a recent Monday afternoon at World Central Kitchen in Santa Fe, New Mexico, helping distribute food to families affected...

'I just wanted to lick a door handle': Students cope with mental health affects of COVID-19

'I just wanted to lick a door handle': Students cope with mental health affects of COVID-19

June 13, 2020

By JORDAN LACKEY @JordanEtc Jody Davis came a long way to get where he is. The social work major suffered a brain injury in 2016 that affected his short-term memory. He fought alcohol addiction and has...

Stardom won’t stop coronavirus infection: A list of some celebrities who caught COVID-19

Stardom won’t stop coronavirus infection: A list of some celebrities who caught COVID-19

June 13, 2020

By JORDAN LACKEY @JordanEtc Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson When Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson announced they had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 11, it represented, for many people, the moment when the pandemic...

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