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Early voting begins at Eastfield

Early voting begins at Eastfield

June 30, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Early voting began Monday for the Democratic primary runoff election for U.S. Senator, state and national representatives and other officials in Dallas County. Winners of the runoff...

DCCCD initiates return to campuses

DCCCD initiates return to campuses

June 13, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC When Clifford Onwueyi arrived at Eastfield Monday morning for his metal working class, he had to pass through two checkpoints on his way to the T Building. At the first...

DCCCD moves graduation ceremony online

DCCCD moves graduation ceremony online

May 18, 2020

  By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc This story was updated on May 18 at 8:55 p.m. to add a quote from Chancellor Joe May's email to employees. In-person graduations have been canceled across the Dallas County...

Family is essential: Single father, student, warehouse worker adjusts to new routines

Family is essential: Single father, student, warehouse worker adjusts to new routines

May 2, 2020

By HUNTER GARZA @HunterTateEtc It’s Monday at 5:30 a.m. and David Ramirez is up before the sun, but more importantly, before his daughters. For three hours he works while they sleep. It’s the only...

Peer recovery meetings continue online

Peer recovery meetings continue online

April 29, 2020

By JORDAN LACKEY @TheEtCetera In the wake of the campus closure due to COVID-19, the Human Services Club has switched its peer recovery meetings to a virtual format via Zoom. Many of the club’s activities,...

Overcoming COVID-19: Student's brother tests positive for coronavirus, recovers 3 weeks later

Overcoming COVID-19: Student's brother tests positive for coronavirus, recovers 3 weeks later

April 28, 2020

By Lindsey Craft @LindseycraftETC When Patrick Kwong’s temperature reached 103 on the morning of April 3, he knew it was time to get checked for COVID-19. At the MD Family Clinic in Dallas he first...

Pandemic hastens one college; initiative still displeasing to some

Pandemic hastens one college; initiative still displeasing to some

April 19, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc As COVID-19 continues to keep most of the country on pause, the move to one college by the Dallas County Community College District has been expedited. Two interim positions that...

Rapid Response Team helps students, employees adjust during crisis

Rapid Response Team helps students, employees adjust during crisis

April 16, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Dallas County Community College District Chancellor Joe May has assembled a Rapid Response Team to address the needs of students,...

Family duo, students, medical professionals persevere in the face of uncertainties

Family duo, students, medical professionals persevere in the face of uncertainties

April 15, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC Mary Craft stood at the Medical City Dallas entrance on a recent Wednesday afternoon with a no-contact forehead thermometer in her gloved hand, checking the temperature...

Felder remembered for magnetic personality

Felder remembered for magnetic personality

April 10, 2020

  By Hunter Garza @HunterTateEtc Robert Felder, a father, grandfather and economics professor, loved putting a smile on people's faces and entertaining. His passion for his students radiated at all...

Our pandemic stories: Mother, student, editor finds room for gratitude through difficulties

Our pandemic stories: Mother, student, editor finds room for gratitude through difficulties

April 8, 2020

About six weeks ago I stood in the soup aisle at Kroger and debated whether or not to stock up on some extra food. COVID-19 was starting to make its presence known in the United States, and the fear that...

Our pandemic stories: No boredom for pharmacy technician, student, staff writer

Our pandemic stories: No boredom for pharmacy technician, student, staff writer

April 8, 2020

As a pharmacy technician, I haven’t had the option of staying home like many people have. My friends complain on social media about their levels of boredom since the quarantine went into effect. Meanwhile,...

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