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Seeing green: History professor Matt Hinckley saves money and helps protect the planet through environmentally conscious decisions

Seeing green: History professor Matt Hinckley saves money and helps protect the planet through environmentally conscious decisions

September 9, 2020

History professor Matt Hinckley poses with his electric car, a Chevy Volt, outside of his house in Sachse. Photo by Chantilette Franklin/The Et Cetera By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc “Do you ever think...

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set to begin Monday at Eastfield

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set to begin Monday at Eastfield

July 31, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Eastfield will become a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site on Monday for residents of Dallas County. Tests are free for residents. The testing site will operate out of Parking Lot...

A woman points her finger and yells at police in riot gear on May 29. Photo by Skye Seipp/The Et Cetera

‘Change has to happen’: Protests to end police brutality erupt in America following death of George Floyd

June 14, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Jeremiah Roland began shaking as a police officer approached his vehicle. He wasn’t speeding and wondered why he was being stopped. “Black men are scared when we’re in the...

'I just wanted to lick a door handle': Students cope with mental health affects of COVID-19

'I just wanted to lick a door handle': Students cope with mental health affects of COVID-19

June 13, 2020

By JORDAN LACKEY @JordanEtc Jody Davis came a long way to get where he is. The social work major suffered a brain injury in 2016 that affected his short-term memory. He fought alcohol addiction and has...

Editorial: District’s pandemic response earns five stars

Editorial: District’s pandemic response earns five stars

June 13, 2020

We commend the Dallas County Community College District for its responses to the novel coronavirus. In a time when many universities struggled with what options to take as life began shutting down, employees...

CARES Act money now available for students

CARES Act money now available for students

June 13, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Students needing help financially can apply for money from the U.S. Department of Education through the Edquity app. Students must be enrolled in summer or fall classes to apply. The...

DCCCD sets minimum enrollment for summer classes

DCCCD sets minimum enrollment for summer classes

June 13, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC Due to budget uncertainties resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the Dallas County Community College District decided to set the minimum enrollment for Maymester...

Danforth remembered for charisma, love of Star Wars

Danforth remembered for charisma, love of Star Wars

June 13, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC David Danforth, Eastfield’s former Digital Media Technology program coordinator and faculty, will be remembered for his obsession with Star Wars, sense of humor and...

Alumnae, grade school teachers create connections from a distance

Alumnae, grade school teachers create connections from a distance

May 27, 2020

By Harriet Ramos @HarrietRamosETC Spring break had just started when Genesis Castillo found out she and her fifth-graders couldn’t return to their classroom at John Quincy Adams Elementary in Pleasant...

Video: Muslims celebrate Ramadan from home

Video: Muslims celebrate Ramadan from home

May 23, 2020

English professor Shazia Ali spoke with The Et Cetera about how her family was celebrating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan during the coronavirus pandemic. Video by Skye Seipp/The Et Cetera All home...

Board approves employee pay through fiscal year; District reveals new logo

Board approves employee pay through fiscal year; District reveals new logo

May 5, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc The Dallas County Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the recommendation from Chancellor Joe May to continue paying employees through Aug. 31. For...

Chancellor recommends all employees continue being paid

Chancellor recommends all employees continue being paid

May 4, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc This story was updated on Tuesday, May 5 at 2:31 p.m. to include comments from Diana Flores. Chancellor Joe May has recommended that all employees continue to be paid while campuses...

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