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Texas’ first smoke shop

Theressa Velazquez, Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2024

The Birmingham Balloon Company was the first smoke shop in Texas and the third in the nation. It opened its doors in Denton in 1966. This establishment is referred to as a head shop, as it was one of the...

World cup arrives in 2026

Ishmita Shrestha, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

FIFA World Cup is an international soccer competition contested by the men’s nation- al soccer teams of the member nations of Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport’s...


Texas closes all diversity offices

Faith Lungu, Managing Editor March 19, 2024

On Jan. 1, Senate Bill 17 became official, shutting down all diversity, equity, and inclusion offices in higher education institutions across the state. These offices focused on representing people of...

DARCC bring bystander intervention to NLC

Heather Sherrill, Layout Editor November 8, 2023

The 4 D’s of Bystander Intervention was a Domestic Violence Awareness month event hosted by Michael Hunt, Title Ix & Equity Compliance Officer for Dallas College. Sean Woods, primary prevention...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaks to the community inside the North Lake campus gym, during his presidential campaign.

Party switch controversy

Theressa Velazquez, Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2023

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. kicked off his first “Independent Tour” campaign trail in Texas at Dallas College North Lake Campus on Oct 11. U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy’s son Kennedy Jr.,...

The Art Institute schools permanently close doors

Theressa Velazquez, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2023

As of Sept. 30, all of The Art Institute schools have closed nationwide, including the last ones located in Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Dallas College is working with the institute to assist...

A shrub shaped as Linus, the blanket-holding character from Peanuts gang, stands outside a pumpkin structure at the Dallas Arboretum.

The great pumpkin spotted at the Dallas Arboretum

Theressa Velazquez, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2023

It’s a Charlie Brown fall at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.  It’s still hot in Texas so put on your least cozy coat, call your Peanuts-loving gang and head over to the 18th annual Autumn...

El Centro Campus president takes over as Vice Chancellor

El Centro Campus president takes over as Vice Chancellor

Heather Sherrill, Layout Editor June 14, 2023

On Jan. 23 Justin Lonon, Dallas College chancellor appointed Dr. Bradford Williams as vice chancellor of operations. “I am grateful for this opportunity to serve alongside staff and faculty as we...

Amy Branch-Lambert and Jennifer Pilon volunteering at the General Admission Bowl Table.

Fighting food insecurity one ceramic bowl at a time

Joanna Mikolajczak, Photo Editor June 14, 2023

The 23rd Annual Empty Bowls event was held on Feb. 23 at North Texas Food Bank Perot Family Campus in Plano, featuring music, food, art and a silent auction. Each attendee left with a hand-made ceramic...

Governor Greg Abbott in a campaign event at Fairview, Texas on Aug. 31, 2022.

Abbott fácilmente gana contra O’Rourke por gobernador de Tejas.  

Amelie Baquero, Managing Baquero November 30, 2022

Republicano Greg Abbott fue reelegido como gobernador de Texas para su tercer periodo tras derrotar al Demócrata Beto O’Rourke en martes 8 de noviembre.  El republicano Greg Abbott fue reelecto...

Governor Greg Abbott in a campaign event at Fairview, Texas on Aug. 31, 2022.

Gov. Greg Abbott defeats Beto O’Rourke in Texas governor’s race

Heather Sherrill, Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2022

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott won his re-election and will now serve his third term as he defeated Democrat Beto O’Rourke in tonight's election.  Decision Desk HQ called the election in Abbott's favor,...

Mavericks offering discounted tickets

Mavericks offering discounted tickets

Theressa Velazquez, Copy Editor November 8, 2022

The Dallas Mavericks will offer discounted tickets to Dallas College faculty, staff, family and friends. Ernest Rangel, senior premium sales executive for the Mavericks, said that discounted tickets...

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