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Faculty optimistic about AI writing tools

MATTHEAU FAUGHT, Presentation Editor March 7, 2023

There’s a lot of discussion among educators, marketers, journalists and writers on how their worlds will be impacted by AI content creation tools. ChatGPT is one such tool that’s been growing in popularity....

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Diversity enters crosshairs in Legislature

CARMEN GUZMAN, Managing Editor March 7, 2023

Gov. Greg Abbott has set his sights on diversity, equity and inclusion hiring practices in the 88th legislative session. While the Texas Legislature has yet to vote any initiatives into law, the GOP...

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Death at Mountain View shakes campus

MOIRA MCINTEE, Editor In Chief February 15, 2023

A dual credit B-Tech/Molina High School student was found dead at the Mountain View campus on Feb. 7. Officers found a male victim with a “self-inflicted gunshot wound,” according to police. This is...

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TikTok banned from college networks

CARMEN GUZMAN, Managing Editor February 14, 2023

TikTok is now banned on all Dallas College campus networks following an order by Gov. Greg Abbott. A collegewide employee email on Feb. 13 announced the ban, instructing all employees to uninstall TikTok...

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Former Chancellor Lassiter’s impact lives on

MOIRA MCINTEE, Editor in Chief February 14, 2023

In 2006, Dallas College needed help. Damaged relationships within the college required a chancellor who could nurture it back to health. Wright Lassiter Jr. was swiftly appointed and served as chancellor...

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Life steers commander from farm to force

MOIRA MCINTEE, Editor In Chief February 14, 2023

A new commander is patrolling the Eastfield campus, but there's more to Kelly Hooten than policing. A ranch-style home life and love for all things nature make up a big part of his life off campus. Hooten...

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Eastfield fights to make it to nationals

ANTHONY ROSADO, Contributor @TheEtCetera February 14, 2023

The Eastfield basketball team has experienced some setbacks since they came back from the holiday break, losing four players and dropping three straight conference games. However, coach Dexter Young...

The Eastfield Harvester Bees baseball team plays the first game on their new turf on Feb. 10 against DFW Post Grad.

Photo Gallery: EFC wins first games on new turf

RORY MOORE, Photo Editor February 11, 2023

The Harvester Bees baseball team played its first games on the new turf of the Eastfield baseball field Friday afternoon.  They swept a doubleheader against DFW Post Grad, winning 3-1 and 10-0.

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Photo Gallery: Richland beats Eastfield 109-105

RORY MOORE, Photo Editor February 9, 2023

The Richland Thunderducks beat the Harvester Bees by a score of 109-105 on Feb. 8 at the Eastfield gymnasium.  DQuarius Burton was Eastfield’s leading scorer with 24 points.

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Photo Gallery: Eastfield kicks off conference play with win over Cedar Valley

RORY MOORE, Photo Editor January 21, 2023

The Harvester Bees started conference play with a 110-85 win against Cedar Valley on Jan. 21 at their home court.  Eastfield is ranked sixth in this week's NJCAA Divisions III national poll.  They face...

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