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OPINION: All play, no work isn’t the way to go for student athletes

OPINION: All play, no work isn’t the way to go for student athletes

Alli Paveglio, Contributor December 4, 2021

Student-athletes is a term used to describe the priorities of those who play college sports — a student with classes first and then an athlete. The NCAA restricts student-athletes in season practice...

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OPINION: Disappointed graduate still has hope for Dallas College

Stephanie Kircher , Graphic Designer December 1, 2021

From the day I started classes at Eastfield, I was amazed with the atmosphere of college life. Staff walked around on their down time to help students find their way through the campus. Students were excited...

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EDITORIAL: Lack of transportation is a barrier to students

December 1, 2021

We firmly believe in the power of education. We understand the impact and opportunity that knowledge can bring. But to attain that valuable education, there are several resources that students need to...

OPINION: When citizens freeze, Texas turns a cold shoulder

OPINION: When citizens freeze, Texas turns a cold shoulder

Carlos Guzman, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

Under Greg Abbott's complacency, the “once in a blue moon” winter disaster could happen again if the full provisions aren’t made to upgrade the state’s power grid to withstand a disaster. Although...

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Our View: Banning books has dire consequences

November 11, 2021

In the short period of time since the passage of House Bill 3979, or the “critical race theory law,” we’ve noticed some outright, blatant and unapologetic hypocrisy and foolishness on the part of...

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OPINION: It’s time to end the stigma of when people should graduate

Grayson Milburn, Contributor November 10, 2021

 The stigma placed upon the specific ways that human beings search for and obtain knowledge desperately needs to change.  For as long as I can remember, I have had an inherent thirst for knowledge....

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OPINION: So you think you’re not a leader? Think again

Keturah Jones, Contributor November 10, 2021

 Leadership styles comes in all forms — Authoritative, Democratic, Transformational, Coaching. We are all leaders in our own style. My personal business studies and certifications are what prepared...

OPINION: Help is available for struggling students

OPINION: Help is available for struggling students

AIMEE JIMENEZ, Contributor October 26, 2021

Like many college students, I spent more time meeting deadlines than caring for my health. I struggled to eat proper-sized meals and get enough sleep. I had a hard time exercising and staying organized...

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OPINION: Hey lawmakers, stay away from our kids’ curriculum

October 12, 2021

At the beginning of September, 666 new laws went into effect in Texas. One of these was House Bill 3979 which states “Teachers will be limited from discussing current events and systematic racism...

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OPINION: Get the vaccine, save lives

October 12, 2021

Many people still do not feel they need to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but with vaccines available it is unnecessary to be putting your life and your family’s lives at risk. Getting vaccinated...

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OPINION: Founding fathers didn’t think vaccines were tyrannical

October 12, 2021

Unfortunately, it appears that our worries of contracting COVID-19 don’t end after getting the vaccine. As the rise of breakthrough infections has shown, the unvaccinated are serving as a petri dish...

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EDITORIAL: Program, staff cuts hurt students

October 12, 2021

Ever since the consolidation to one college began, the administrators and Dallas College Board of Trustees have said the changes being made are for the students. A very rosy picture has been painted...

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