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Q&A: Eastfield alum steps into new role as dance instructor

ALEXIA MUNOZ, Contributor March 28, 2023

First-generation student and Eastfield alum Alondra Puentes returned to campus as Eastfield’s newest dance instructor. She’ll soon guest-star in this year's spring concert on May 4. Puentes obtained...

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High Five: Historic influencers of women’s literature

LEILIANI CASTILLO, Contributor March 28, 2023

Edith Maude Eaton (Suiu Sin Far) Known For: “Leaves from the Mental Portfolio of an Eurasian” (1909), “The Inferior Woman” (1910), “A White Woman Who Married a Chinaman” (1910) and “Mrs....

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‘The Last of Us’ revives zombie fiction

CARMEN GUZMAN, Managing Editor March 28, 2023

Zombie fans are eating well right now. Tackling apocalypse fiction requires a perfect alignment of competent writing, compelling characters and chaos. Many have tried but creatively misfired, driving away...

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Posthumous content is ruining artists’ legacies

SEAN STROUD, Contributor March 23, 2023

“When I’m gone, please don’t release any posthumous albums or songs with my name attached. Those were just demos and never intended to be heard by the public.” This is what Anderson Paak has inked...

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Faculty optimistic about AI writing tools

MATTHEAU FAUGHT, Presentation Editor March 7, 2023

There’s a lot of discussion among educators, marketers, journalists and writers on how their worlds will be impacted by AI content creation tools. ChatGPT is one such tool that’s been growing in popularity....

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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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High 5: Anime shows featuring strong female leads

MATTHEAU FAUGHT, Presentation Editor February 27, 2023

Anime has continued to grow popular in the past few decades and I’ve found myself looking back at what the genre was when I was growing up. I notice popular anime tends to trend toward male leads, and...

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High Five: Games to help new players Switch it up

SHANTERIA BRANCH, Contributor @TheEtCetera February 27, 2023

Congratulations, you got a Nintendo Switch! But what games should you buy? This list of five games will help determine your play style and game preferences. Whether you're going on a quest or showing...

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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...

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Comic: Skill Issue

MATTHEAU FAUGHT, Presentation Editor February 15, 2023

a comic of a machine taking a humans job

Faculty, alumni address the rise of AI art

MATTHEAU FAUGHT, Presentation Editor February 15, 2023

Artificial intelligence image generators are the latest trend sweeping social media, with the ability to generate stunning artwork in seconds from a simple text prompt. While creating art using AI is...

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Black Americans who have impacted society in the past decade

VICTOR GARCIA, Contributor @TheEtCetera February 14, 2023

When we think of accomplishments we usually go back in history and think about the discovery of electricity in the 1700s. However, there’s no need to go too far back in history. The past decade has...

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