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Richland Student Media

Richland Student Media

Replanting hope and greenness

Replanting hope and greenness

Blanca Reyes, Editor-in-Chief | May 4, 2023
A dozen maple trees from the Richland Tree Farm were planted on campus to celebrate a very special Arbor Day on April 29. Although this is an annual event, this year was even more meaningful than usual, since the new trees replaced ones that were cut down last year due to the emerald ash borer beetle infestation that has been affecting North Texas for years.

Warmer winter expected for the region

December 9, 2021

The winter season is known for its cold days with holiday decorations and snow days. For North Central Texas this winter season, people may end up in shorts and floral button-up shirts rather than parkas and winter boots.

According to the Climate Prediction Center, North Central Texas is projected to see a 68% chance of above average temperatures.


Arbor Day sparks activism in students

December 3, 2021

The Arbor Day Celebration for Dallas College Richland Campus on Nov. 13 marked an eventful wave of activism amongst students. Arbor Day is a national holiday dedicated to celebrating trees, typically held in spring. It is celebrated in all 50 states and at many college campuses around the country.

The celebration at Richland involved students getting down and dirty, sticking their hands in the soil and planting trees. The event was informative and instructive, teaching students more about the economic, health and environmental benefits to trees.


Students test drive a climate change simulator

April 26, 2021

“It’s at a point where we need to do big things now. Things are starting to fall apart as we wait for things to accelerate. It’s better to spend more money now,” said Dallas College Sustainability Education Coordinator Lori Delacruz Lewis in regard to global sustainability efforts.


Turbulent year ends on a hopeful note

December 14, 2020

A brief synopsis of 2020.


The climate crisis plaguing America

October 22, 2020

“The scientific community around the world has been telling us for a long time that we must change and now Mother Nature is telling us too,” said Lori Delacruz Lewis, Dallas College’s sustainability coordinator. “This is the last generation that can do something.”


Dallas firefighters rush to west coast battle

September 15, 2020

Within two days of receiving California’s State of Texas Assistance Request, 13 firefighters from Dallas Fire-Rescue traveled west in hopes of containing some of the largest fires seen in the western U.S.


Earth Day 50th anniversary on hold

April 22, 2020

Amid COVID-19, major global issues have lost their time in the spotlight - one of which is climate change.

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