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Et Cetera keeps up winning Pace

Et Cetera keeps up winning Pace

November 12, 2019

For the first time in its history, The Et Cetera received a Pacemaker award for general excellence in online content at the National Media Convention in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 2. This marks the fourth...

Eastfield gets colorful at Express Yourself event

Eastfield gets colorful at Express Yourself event

November 12, 2019

By HARRIET RAMOS and HUNTER GARZA @TheEtCetera The Hive reflected a rainbow of colors recently as Eastfield students of different sexual orientations, gender identities, religions and nationalities came...

Not just blowing smoke: Concerns over vaping rise after questions of safety, outbreak of lung disease

Not just blowing smoke: Concerns over vaping rise after questions of safety, outbreak of lung disease

November 12, 2019

By JORDAN LACKEY @TheEtCetera According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been 1,479 vaping related cases of lung-injury and 33 deaths in the United States as of Oct. 15. According...

Campus holds Sustainability Summit

Campus holds Sustainability Summit

November 12, 2019

By ESON FELLERS @EsonFellersETC If global carbon emissions are not reduced by at least 40 percent by 2030, the effects will lead to global catastrophe, climate experts predict. At The Dallas County Community...

Campus leaders questioned about diversity efforts

Campus leaders questioned about diversity efforts

October 23, 2019

  By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Comments from faculty and staff members began pouring in after Dean of Student Success and Wellness Katy Launius proclaimed that LGBTQ members and other marginalized groups...

Illustration by Erik Krouskop

Tune in and veg out with the most influential Reality TV

October 9, 2019

One of my favorite things to do after a long day of work, school or errands is to come home, change into my PJs and turn on some reality TV. There are so many options to choose from now, but the first...

This piece by Sandra Lara titled “The Helpers are on the Way,” will be featured in the “Making It” exhibit in Gallery 219.  Photo courtesy of Sandra Lara

Alumni artists return to roots, show art to inspire

October 9, 2019

By ESON FELLERS @EsonFellersETC “Making It,” an upcoming Eastfield exhibition, will feature seven alumni artists to inspire students and allow the artists to revisit their roots. Iris Bechtol, art...

Propositioning the people: 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution

Propositioning the people: 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution

October 9, 2019

On Nov. 5, Texans will have their say on a list of proposed changes to the state constitution. Since the constitution took effect in 1876, voters have amended it a whopping 498 times out of 680 proposals. Here’s...

James Ingram works with the non-profit organization, Move, registering young people on campus to vote. Photo by Hunter Garza/The Et Cetera

Ingram moves toward better life

October 9, 2019

More than half of millennial voters went to the polls during the 2016 election, and the number of college students voting in midterms doubled from 2014 to 2018. Move Texas, a nonprofit organization whose...

Finding stillness in chaos: Part explorer, part documentarian, photojournalism professor Kael Alford shines light on rare stories

Finding stillness in chaos: Part explorer, part documentarian, photojournalism professor Kael Alford shines light on rare stories

October 9, 2019

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc A single bullet hit the front bumper of Kael Alford’s vehicle as she crossed the battle lines of Najaf, Iraq. She dropped to the floorboard. She stayed there before being taken...

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...

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