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Review: Mexican candy to explore with your taste buds

Review: Mexican candy to explore with your taste buds

APRIL CALVO, Graphic Editor October 18, 2022

Halloween is the perfect time to introduce new flavors into your life. Tamarind, cajeta, Mexican sweet chili and powdered peanuts might be strange flavors at first, but you will grow to love and savor...

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...

Hayley Torres defends the ball against a Western Texas player for Eastfield.

Q&A: Soccer captain leads team with an emphasis on respect

SOPHIA HERNANDEZ, Contributor September 29, 2022

Freshman midfielder Hayley Torres takes her role as captain seriously with the amount of discipline she has learned from soccer throughout the years. Torres sat down with Et Cetera reporter Sophia Hernandez...

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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...

SMACS 0723 is the first image that was released to the public. The image was presented by President Biden at a White House briefing on July 11, a day before the official image release.

Dallas College astronomers marvel new images of deep space

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor In Chief August 23, 2022

“It’s almost as if they don’t seem real.” Eastfield alumnus Aldahir Segovia couldn’t believe his eyes after viewing the first images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. “I was...

Showers give respite from constant heat

Showers give respite from constant heat

LONDY RAMIREZ, Staff Writer August 18, 2022

After 45 days of heat over 100 degrees, Dallas County is feeling some relief with lower temperatures and scattered thunderstorms this week. In July, 27 days out of 31 were above 100 degrees, according...

Abortion rights protesters march through the streets of downtown Dallas to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Older Americans disappointed by Roe v. Wade reversal

CARMEN GUZMAN, Editor in Chief July 19, 2022

U.S. seniors are concerned about the future of reproductive rights since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. According to a 2022 Pew Research Center study, 50% of U.S. adults over 50 disapprove...

Coach Skylar McCort, left, watches players train at Richland on Nov. 22. Photo by Chantilette Franklin/The Et Cetera

Game on: Dallas College plugs in to competitive esports

HARRIET RAMOS, Editor in Chief November 30, 2021

 Fernando Velazquez, a history major, was getting ready to register for the fall semester when he got an email informing him about Dallas College’s esports program. He applied the same day. “It’s...

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Basketball star gives back to community

May 13, 2021

By ANTHONY HERNANDEZ @TheEtCetera Rowlett native JJ Murray has gone from Eastfield to the University of North Texas and is now living his dream of playing NCAA Division I college basketball. Eastfield...

Jackie Huerta at the Asian Star, the restaurant her family owns in Dallas. Photo by Chantilette Franklin/The Et Cetera

Q&A: Nursing student shares life lessons learned from family

March 9, 2021

Student, waitress, homeowner—Jackie Huerta is only 21 years old, but she has already experienced it all. Following in the footsteps of her immigrant parents, Huerta is working toward becoming a nurse...

Q&A: Adviser shares her path to success in online classes

Q&A: Adviser shares her path to success in online classes

November 17, 2020

Photograph by Roy Moore/The Et Cetera Brooke Ryan is a Mesquite native who graduated from Eastfield and is now the Senior Manager of Advising. She sat down with Et Cetera reporter Bryan Gomez to talk...

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