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COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 resources

March 20, 2020

Below is a list of local, state and national resources to help people with education, finances, food, health and more. [April 1, 11:10 a.m.] Students can get assistance with finances, food and other basic...

Around 375 people crowded into S101 on Sept. 28 for the How to Pay for College fair. Photo by Skye Seipp/The Et Cetera

Paying for higher education explained at college fair

October 8, 2019

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Crystal Zamora, a sophomore at Colony High School got the call from her sister at around 10 a.m. on Sept. 28 telling her there was a college fair in Mesquite and she should try...

Fall 2020 tuition increase covers cost of books and supplies

Fall 2020 tuition increase covers cost of books and supplies

October 8, 2019

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Tuition will increase in fall 2020 after the Dallas County Community College District Board of Trustees approved an agreement with the Follett bookstore on Oct. 1 to include textbooks...

Day of Action empowers survivors of sexual assault

Day of Action empowers survivors of sexual assault

October 8, 2019

By HARRIET RAMOS @TheEtCetera Sabrena Wynn didn’t feel safe with her boyfriend. When she wanted to go somewhere, he insisted on driving so he could control where they went. He hit her. He asked her...

Raining raccoons moved to new home

Raining raccoons moved to new home

September 26, 2019

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc During the lunch rush on Sept. 9, a raccoon fell through the ceiling in the corner of the Mama DeLuca’s and Subway. A photo of the clumsy critter went viral on the Instagram...

Volunteers sew menstruation kits for refugee women

Volunteers sew menstruation kits for refugee women

September 25, 2019

By ESON FELLERS @EsonFellersETC Lacking access to basic sanitation while menstruating is something 2.3 million women and girls must deal with daily worldwide, but Eastfield has been working with Days...

Mesquite ISD makes Promise to students

Mesquite ISD makes Promise to students

September 12, 2019

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc It took the Mesquite Independent School District about two years, but administrators have now pledged to join the Dallas County Promise, and Eastfield will be one of the...

Local gem gets back to the grill after rebuilding from fire

Local gem gets back to the grill after rebuilding from fire

September 10, 2019

By HARRIET RAMOS @TheEtCetera Business is back to normal at Dairy-Ette, the 1950s- style diner and drive-in on Ferguson Road. You would never be able to guess from the spotlessly clean wood-paneled...

8-week terms can trip up nontraditional students

8-week terms can trip up nontraditional students

August 29, 2019

    Shorter course terms can be problematic for those seeking a restart later in life. I’ve had a few experiences with shorter terms now and would like to present the perspective of a nontraditional...

District trustees onboard with single accreditation

District trustees onboard with single accreditation

August 26, 2019

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Chancellor Joe May’s initiative to “become one college” by switching to a single accreditation was approved by the Dallas County Community College District Board of Trustees...

Opinion: Online classes aren't as bad as we make them out to be

Opinion: Online classes aren't as bad as we make them out to be

January 23, 2018

By Andrew Walter Often rumored to be ineffective and a hassle, online courses seemingly get a bad rap from the general student body. Most if not all of my peers claim that online classes are poorly structured...

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