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A line of people waits in their cars at the Mesquite Reception Center on Aug. 27 after evacuating areas that were going to be hit by Hurricane Laura. Photo by Chantilette Franklin/The Et Cetera

Mesquite gives aid to Hurricane Laura evacuees

September 9, 2020

A line of people waits in their cars at the Mesquite Reception Center on Aug. 27 after evacuating areas that were going to be hit by Hurricane Laura. Photo by Chantilette Franklin/The Et Cetera By...

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...

Editorial: Black Lives Matter.

Editorial: Black Lives Matter.

June 17, 2020

Editor's note:  This editorial statement originally ran on page 19 of The Et Cetera's June 12 paper edition.   

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...

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...

Christine Haddadd stands on the bridge over ERL Thornton Freeway and South Akard Street holding a sign protesting police brutality. She said six police cars had driven past her, and two of the officers driving had flipped her off while one waved at her.

Photo gallery: Calmer streets in third day of Dallas protests

June 3, 2020

On Sunday, the City of Dallas imposed a 7 p.m. curfew on parts of the city in response to Friday and Saturday's protests that ended in riots. However, demonstrators peacefully gathered in parts of the...

Protesters raise their fists in the air while taking a knee on Jackson Street near South Lamar Street in Dallas on May 30. Photo by Skye Seipp/The Et Cetera

Photo gallery: Second day of Dallas protests turns into chaos

June 1, 2020

Protests continued in Dallas on Saturday after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Police fired tear gas, pepper bullets and nonlethal rounds or rubber bullets at protesters throughout the day....

Protesters begin leaving Deep Ellum and heading back to downtown Dallas on May 29. Photo by Skye Seipp/The Et Cetera

Photo gallery: Protesters, police clash in Dallas after killing of George Floyd

June 1, 2020

On Friday, more than 1,000 people met in front of the Dallas Police headquarters to protest the killing of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis. A video of Derek Chauvin, a white former police officer,...

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...

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...

Abbott announces some businesses can open Friday

Abbott announces some businesses can open Friday

April 27, 2020

By Sazoun Grayer @SGrayETC Gov. Greg Abbott will not renew the statewide stay-at-home order when it expires Thursday. All retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters, churches and malls can reopen Friday...

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