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September 21, 2022

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....

Student success coach Erbin Ayala sits and talks with Christopher Tellez in the Hive on Aug. 1. Ayala uses his experience as an Eastfield alumnus to coach students.

Back to his roots: Alumnus guides students using Eastfield experience

LONDY RAMIREZ, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

Inside his small office in C-120H, success coach Erbin Ayala helps about eight to 12 students daily to succeed in their academic journeys. Seventeen years ago Ayala sat in Eastfield classrooms as a...

Carl Knight teaches three students in his anatomy class during a lab on April 25 in C301.

Knight takes personal approach to teaching

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief September 6, 2022

Rubber models of organs and human bodies fill the science lab’s counters. Each model contains a treasure trove of anatomical information. Anatomy professor Carl Knight points to a diagram containing...

Students and faculty members of Dallas College march through Fair Park at the Pride Parade in Dallas, Texas on June 5.

Dallas College celebrates Pride

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor In Chief June 16, 2022

LGBT Employee Resource Group co-chair Chris Schlarb marched with 50 Dallas College affiliates in a pride parade on June 5 in Fair Park. According to Schlarb, the figure is a new record for Dallas College’s...

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High Five: Animated classics that won’t disappoint

KATHERINE BAKER, Contributor May 11, 2022

Everyone loves to watch animated movies, but the recent offerings of Disney and other companies have been disappointing, to say the least. The new releases leave us stuck in an endless cycle of remakes...


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the right way

APRIL CALVO, Graphic artist May 3, 2022

Cinco de Mayo dates to 1862 at Puebla de Los Angeles when the French emperor, Napoleon III, wanted to build a base in Mexico in order to get the upper hand on America during the Civil War. On May 5, 1862,...

Bonnie Masten shows a student how to work on an air conditioning unit. Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera

Q&A: HVAC instructor stays cool under pressure

Grayson Lesley-Milburn, Contributor May 3, 2022

Eastfield heating, ventilation and air conditioning program professor Bonnie Masten sat down with Et Cetera reporter Grayson Lesley-Milburn to discuss what it takes to be a woman in a male-dominated field...

Illustration by April Calvo and Matheau Faught

Help yourself help the environment

APRIL CALVO, Graphic artist April 5, 2022

Georgeann Moss leads an environmental task force with a goal to build eco-friendly infrastructure at Dallas College. Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera

Q&A: Sustainability director keeps Dallas College green

CARMEN GUZMAN, Managing Editor April 5, 2022

As the senior director of sustainability, Georgeann Moss consistently pushes to make Dallas College’s campuses as eco-friendly as possible. This includes being one of the orchestrators behind the college’s...

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Spanish language podcasts for your playlist

SOFIA FLEITAS, Contributor March 22, 2022

If you are a native Spanish speaker or just want more exposure to the language, here are my top Spanish podcast recommendations for you. They range from self help to social media strategies, and you can...

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High Five: Spring break in full bloom

ALLI PAVEGLIO, Contributor March 10, 2022

Winter is defrosting and brighter days are ahead, which means spring break is around the corner. After COVID-19 caused everyone to miss out on vacations the last couple of years, people are eager to get...

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