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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...

'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 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 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...

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. I dont know what to do about any of this, she said. This seemed like a good way to get a bunch of peoples attention at once.

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...

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