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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...

Dallas College attended the Texas Leadership Conference at Houston, TX.

PTK attends Leadership Conference

Amelie Baquero, Managing Editor November 8, 2022

North Lake Campus’ Phi Theta Kappa chapter attended the Texas Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas, from Oct. 7 - Oct. 9. The three-day conference was meant for PTK members to develop leadership...

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...

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,...

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...

A mothers nightmare becomes reality

A mother’s nightmare becomes reality

Heather Sherill, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2022

On July 15, I found out I was pregnant and I was beyond ecstatic. I hadn’t been feeling well, and my husband, Sam, told me to take a test, but he didn’t think I could be pregnant since we...

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