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Eddie Healey leads a guitar ensemble inside the recital room of Eastfield on Nov. 16.

Photo Gallery: Eastfield guitar group amps it up with guest artist

RORY MOORE, Photo Editor December 1, 2022

The Eastfield Guitar Ensemble performed for an audience inside F117 on Nov. 16.  Eddie Healy led his students in a recital playing classical music and recent songs, while guest artist Jay Kacherski joined...

Eastfield economics instructor Willie Kamara organized the run to help build water wells in his water insecure areas of his home country, Sierra Leone.

Economics instructor leads clean water effort

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief November 22, 2022

Bundled-up joggers ran along Audubon Park’s 5K trail, their appearances were masked by layers of scarves and hoodies, puffs of breath breaking past the cloth. Running among them, wearing a smile brighter...

Online shopping surges before Black Friday

Online shopping surges before Black Friday

PAOLA MARTINEZ, Contributor November 22, 2022

Black Friday used to be notorious for causing chaos. Lines would form outside of stores hours before they opened, and crowds would fight for the season’s hottest discounted items. However, online shopping...

The Eastfield Harvester Bees baseball team helps clean out Eastfields community garden on Nov. 15.

Turning over a new leaf: Volunteers refurbish campus garden

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief November 17, 2022

Eastfield’s gardening committee is preparing the campus garden for reopening next spring. Amber Pagel, English instructor and garden committee head organized the cleanup effort on Tuesday. Student...

Students attend the LGBTQ Summit inside the H building of North Lake on Oct. 14.

LGBTQ student summit fosters conversations about identity

MOIRA MCINTEE, Managing Editor November 2, 2022

Cheyenne Murray always knew something about her was different. “I didn't have crushes the way that they did,” the program leader of inclusive excellence said. “I liked people differently from...

America Ferrera speaks at the voting drive in front of an audience at Eastfields lower courtyard on Oct. 7.

America Ferrera comes to Eastfield, urges students to vote

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief October 8, 2022

After voter drive attendees celebrated the end of a mariachi’s Mexican serenade, Emmy Award-winning actress America Ferrera took the stage, summoning another wave of fanfare. The smell of beef and...

Student success rates could determine future funding

Student success rates could determine future funding

MOIRA MCINTEE, Managing Editor October 5, 2022

The Texas Commission on Community College Finance released a near-final draft of recommendations on Sept. 3 that could alter the state funding allocations to Texas’ 50 locally governed community colleges....

Beto ORourke supporters cheer him on during his speech inside El Centro.

Young voters scramble to register for midterms

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief October 5, 2022

Following his 18th birthday, applied sciences major Seth Fraser is excited to vote for the first time. “Now it is my turn to vote since I’m old enough,” he said. Young voters are swept up in...

Beto ORourke speaks about the biggest issues in the state of Texas and his actions as governor if elected.  Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera.

‘He was in the flesh:’ O’Rourke visit excites El Centro

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief October 4, 2022

With no remaining seats in sight, attendees filled the floor of El Centro’s performance hall in anticipation of governor candidate Beto O’ Rourke’s Oct. 3 rally. Five minutes before O’Rourke’s...

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Enrollment goal curbed amid nationwide decline

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor In Chief September 20, 2022

Despite more students returning to Eastfield, enrollment declined 6.7% from fall of last year. According to a 2022 study by National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, colleges saw a combined drop...

Dallas College upgrading campus safety measures

Dallas College upgrading campus safety measures

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor In Chief September 19, 2022

Enhancing security is on Dallas College’s agenda following increased concerns regarding campus safety. New measures include additional cameras, additional communication tools in RAVE and Guardian...

Tyler Stone throws a pitch for McNeese State at Joe Miller Ballpark.

Stone signs free-agent deal with Arizona Diamondbacks

MANNY WILLIS, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

Former Eastfield pitcher Tyler Stone is now pitching for the Arizona Diamondbacks’ rookie league team after signing a free-agent deal this summer. Stone had 179 strikeouts with the Eastfield Harvesters...

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