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EDITORIAL: Campus accessibility needs more attention

EDITORIAL: Campus accessibility needs more attention

December 6, 2022

Pushing for online accessibility is a great thing, but it shouldn’t overshadow campus accessibility. While instructors are held accountable for their own classes’ accessibility, accommodations on...

EDITORIAL: Thank you for supporting students, Dallas College

EDITORIAL: Thank you for supporting students, Dallas College

November 16, 2022

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we, The Et Cetera staff, have a lot to be thankful for. Since 2020, Dallas College has experienced so much turmoil from the pandemic and consolidation. Student...

EDITORIAL: Funding proposal could hurt grading integrity

EDITORIAL: Funding proposal could hurt grading integrity

October 5, 2022

Texas legislators put their heart in the right place when they looked to public education leaders for advice on a new system for funding community colleges. But the current proposal leaves us with some...

EDITORIAL: Loan forgiveness is a Band-Aid on bigger issue

EDITORIAL: Loan forgiveness is a Band-Aid on bigger issue

September 13, 2022

President Joe Biden’s plan for student loan forgiveness is a net positive for college students, but more needs to be done to prevent the issue of crippling student debt from continuing. The best way...

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EDITORIAL: Trustee incumbents should stay

May 3, 2022

On May 7, voters will choose three Dallas College trustees. This is the first board election since the consolidation into one college, and the results will determine the direction of Dallas College for...

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Our View: 2030 plan will foster communication, engagement

April 5, 2022

Chancellor Justin Lonon’s 2030 plan will move Dallas College forward. The creation of measurable goals and key performance indicators will help Dallas College stay on track. The initiatives of...

An open letter to the new chancellor

An open letter to the new chancellor

March 3, 2022

Dr. Lonon, we would like to congratulate you on your new role as chancellor. We know you have a long record at Dallas College, including time working under three different chancellors, and we are confident...

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EDITORIAL: Student Care Network meets a vital need

February 1, 2022

Times are tough. Not only has COVID-19 upended life as we knew it, but inflation and supply shortages are making it harder than ever to pay rent and put food on the table. The economic chaos is forcing...

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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...

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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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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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Editorial: Vaccine incentive is good for everyone

September 17, 2021

We all agree that a lifesaving vaccine should not need to be incentivized in the first place, but we understand that nothing motivates people better than cold, hard cash. However, after interviewing...

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