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What do you mean thats not a livable wage?

OPINION: Raising minimum wage will bring workers back

EDUARDO CHAVEZ September 17, 2021

The pandemic has made my job at a grocery store chain much more difficult. Not only am I vulnerable to the coronavirus, but it’s difficult to deal with customers who don’t know their boundaries, and...

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OPINION: Not getting the vaccine has dire consequences

August 28, 2021

As the coronavirus continues to mutate and the delta variant fills our hospitals to capacity, it just makes sense to me that everyone who is eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 should....

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OPINION: Students should guard their mental health

August 25, 2021

  In the weeks since U.S. gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the team competition and four individual events at the Tokyo Olympics, words like “mental health” and “burnout” have made...

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Editorial: It’s time to hit the target on gun control

April 27, 2021

Illustration by Amanda Araujo/The Et Cetera After a significant drop in mass shootings during 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 has already seen more than 100 deadly cases of gun violence,...

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Opinion: Speechless ramblings of a grieving heart

April 27, 2021

We don’t often hear about the struggles of the people that make this publication, and we often don’t try to advertise them either. But lately, this editor hasn’t been coping well. Aside from...

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Building a personal computer is better than buying

April 14, 2021

People have become more interested in online activities during the pandemic such as streaming and gaming, but some are limited by sluggish technology.  If you are looking to upgrade...

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Better to get vaccinated now

April 13, 2021

We encourage every student and staff member within Dallas College to get vaccinated at their earliest and safest convenience. Whereas some people may  have reservations when it comes to trusting...

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Dual credit classes facilitate path to the university

April 13, 2021

I was lucky enough to be introduced to dual credit my freshman year of high school. Right now, I am on track to graduate high school with an associate degree because of dual credit. Graduating high...

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Editorial: Dallas College connects during storm

March 9, 2021

The Et Cetera would like to commend Dallas College and the Eastfield campus on their response to the winter storm the week of Feb. 14. The week of Feb. 14 Texas witnessed a devastating storm. More than...

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OPINION: Personal data should not be sold

March 4, 2021

How would you respond if a stranger walked into your house and proceeded to write down your address, phone numbers, social security number, blood type and school records, then sold them to the highest...

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OPINION: Working as a hairstylist during the pandemic is a challenge

March 4, 2021

Those of us who are hairstylists during the pandemic are trying our best to keep our clients and ourselves safe and healthy. This can be difficult because it is impossible to social distance in this...

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OPINION: Online dating apps can’t compare to real-life relationships

February 9, 2021

By MIKA SANCHEZ @TheEtCetera Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the rate of dating apps being downloaded will likely increase since people don’t want to be alone during what is...

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