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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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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,...

Grand Re-Opening -- Theres no time better than right now!

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...

Satirical cartoon illustrating the outreach of Eastfield to students amid constant blackouts and cold weather.

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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