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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...

Frida Espinosa Muller performs in Ursula at Dallas College on Sept. 28, with dolls to convey the struggles that migrant children go through when placed in a detention center.

Photo Gallery: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief October 17, 2022

Multicultural Affairs hosted numerous events at the end of September and beginning of October to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. These events included “Ursula” by Cara Mia Theatre on Sept. 28, an...

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...

Spring 2021 Virtual Student Art Exhibition

Spring 2021 Virtual Student Art Exhibition

May 12, 2021

The 2021 Spring Virtual Student Art Exhibition features work by Dallas College Eastfield Campus students. The artworks are in a variety of media, including ceramics, pastel and watercolor. They demonstrate...

Criminal justice major Jacqueline Rea studies in her living room. Rea hopes to join the FBI after graduating from college. Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera

Q&A: Student aims toward future career with FBI

April 27, 2021

When Jacqueline Rea was growing up, she used to play  “cops and robbers.” The cops chased after the robbers, tagged them and sent them to a pretend jail. Rea always played the role of the cop.  Her...

Myers-LeCroy Scholarship winner Alaysia Richardson runs her sewing business, A. Danae Designs, from her bedroom. Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera

Q&A: Scholarship student sews her way to success

March 30, 2021

Creativity inspires Dallas College student and small business owner Alaysia Richardson. She is a 2020 Myers-LeCroy Scholarship winners who is studying fashion design while owning a sewing and embroidery...

Future Makers Art Galley Exhibit decorative graphic

MISD "Future Makers" Virtual Art Gallery

March 10, 2021

This year's "Future Makers" gallery is featuring artwork by Mesquite ISD High School AP art students. Marking eighteen years of hosting the exhibition, Eastfield's Gallery 219 is proud...

Illustration by Alice McCallie/The Et Cetera

High Five: Stay safe over spring break

March 9, 2021

By ANTHONY HERNANDEZ @TheEtCetera If your typical spring break plans are on hold this year, don’t worry. The Dallas area has a lot to offer, from sporting events to outdoor adventures. Here are...

Jackie Huerta at the Asian Star, the restaurant her family owns in Dallas. Photo by Chantilette Franklin/The Et Cetera

Q&A: Nursing student shares life lessons learned from family

March 9, 2021

Student, waitress, homeowner—Jackie Huerta is only 21 years old, but she has already experienced it all. Following in the footsteps of her immigrant parents, Huerta is working toward becoming a nurse...

Jasmine Smith promotes Paws in Texas at local flea markets. Photo courtesy of Jasmine Smith.

Student gains motivation, direction through business

January 27, 2021

By JASMINE RODGERS @TheEtCetera Business major Jasmine Smith was failing almost all of her classes at Eastfield, moving homes and working two jobs when she decided to start her dog bandanna company,...

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