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Heather Sherrills Ravenclaw character rides the Thestral into the school in the new Howards Legacy game. The Thestral is only available in the DLC pack.

Wizarding world brings fantasy escaping to life

Heather Sherrill, Layout Editor June 7, 2023

One of the most anticipated games of 2023 brings Harry Potter’s magical world to an open world action RPG game called "Hogwarts Legacy." This game allows you to explore not only Hogwarts, the wizarding...

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,...

Lady Blazer Piper Neumann (Front) and Madison Morgan (Back) laugh as they race each other in the sac race at NLC’s Field Day event.

Field Day provides stress relief for NLC

Heather Sherrill, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2022

Dallas College North Lake Campus held its very first Field Day, on Oct. 18 with a huge turnout. “As far as I know this will be a yearly event,” said Steven Benezue, Coordinator of Stu- dent Activities...

Local candidates from multiple districts spoke to voters over key issues they all focus on if elected during a public forum hosted at the North Lake Campus.

NLC host local candidate forum

Amelie Baquero & Heather Sherrill, Managing Editor, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2022

The League of Women Voters of Irving invited local candidates from different districts to a public forum to address voters about key issues over school curriculum, gun, abortion and more on Oct.18. Seven...

NLC PTK Breaks Barriers

NLC PTK Breaks Barriers

Amelie Baquero, Managing Editor November 7, 2022

The Phi Theta Kappa chapter at North Lake Campus hosted the “Ask Me Anything” event to break barriers and stereotypes from Oct. 10 – 11. The Phi Theta Kappa chapter Alpha Zeta Eta created the...

Ms. Penny Cost, aka Isaac Simmons, spoke about her experiences of being a drag queen and intrigued the crowd with her performances.

Drag Queen Sweep Through North Lake with Fashion Show

Isaac Molina and Roberto Aguilar, Staff Writers November 7, 2022

The North Lake Campus held an LGBTQ+ Student Summit panel that included various performances and a fashion show from individuals of the LGBTQ+ community on Oct. 14. One such performer was Ms.Penny Cost,...

Head basketball coach Josh Mills ran team drills to prepare for upcoming season.

Bringing experience to the hoops

Heather Shrerrill, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2022

Josh Mills, North Lake Campus new head basketball coach, comes with extensive training not just as a community college coach, but as someone who has trained NBA stars. Mills started out as a volunteer...

North Lake Campus Early College High School students walk to class sporting their new mandated clear backpacks.

Dallas arms students with backpacks

Heather Sherrill, Editor-In-Chief November 4, 2022

As of July 18, the Dallas Independent School District requires that their students from 6 through 12 grades have a transparent mesh backpack when attending a Dallas ISD school. This includes the students...

From left to right: Ana-Maria Ramos, State Representative House District 102, Dr. Stephanie Elizalde, Dallas ISD Superintendent, Cynthia Cano Mansfield Digital Marketing Manager, Monica Lira Bravo, Dallas College Board of Trustees District 4 Chair and  Diana Flores, Dallas College Board of Trustees and moderator, spoke during the event.

Latino Leaders share experiences

Theressa Velazquez, Contributor Writer November 4, 2022

In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, North Lake Campus Multicultural Affairs hosted the “Hispanic Leaders: A Journey of Life and Leadership Through the Ages” event with local Hispanic leaders over...

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