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Decorations celebrate the year of the dragon at the Lunar New Year festival in Grand Prairie.

Fiery Lunar New Year festival

Ashley Santiago, Staff Writer | February 22, 2024
Grand Prairie’s Asia Times Square shopping center hosted its 17th annual Lunar New Year festivities from Jan. 26 to Feb. 11.  The shopping center is a place where the Asian community can go and shop for groceries, clothing and any other imported goods. The three weekend-long festivities ended on Feb. 11, the beginning of the Lunar New Year. Chinese Lunar New Year (also known as Spring Festival) is mainly celebrated in China, hence the name, but is still celebrated in other countries across Asia and is...
SPACE program blasting off at Richland

SPACE program blasting off at Richland

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | February 21, 2024
OSLE or the Office of Student Life and Engagement is in the process of creating a new organization that will be known as SPACE, or the Student Programs and Campus Engagements team. SPACE will have multiple goals and jobs, but most importantly, it’s a way for students to create events and activities for the student populace on campus. Dara Eason and Jonathan White, coordinators of OSLE, will be taking up the role of advisers for SPACE, working with the student leaders to make sure that activities...
The Apple Vision Pro headset at its 2023 unveiling in Cupertino.

First look: The Apple Vision Pro headset

Juan Garza, Staff Writer | February 17, 2024
Apple’s new mixed-reality headset promises to push the world of consumer tech into the future, but when push comes to shove, is their newfangled gizmo worth the pretty penny? Apple is notorious for creating and implementing “old” technology and praising it as the pinnacle of modern engineering; their most recent example of this is with the advent of USB-C in the new iPhone 15, even though smartphones and computers have been using them for years. Now, they’re finally breaking into the...
From the City of Irvings Love on the Run event advertising.

Love on the Run marathon

Angel Marcial, Staff Writer | February 15, 2024
To all couples, rivals, friends and friends of friends, if you are in search of something to get your Valentine’s heart racing this February, search the City of Irving for its annual Love on the Run half-marathon event on Feb. 17. Everyone is welcome on the course whether you are a runner, walker, dog or a baby in a stroller. Lazaro Alvarez, co-founder of the Irving marathon running series said, “It’s an effort to make different events that are fun for the community year-round.” With a unique course...
Part of the 2024 spring Welcome Back Bash, hosted by the Office of Student Life and Engagement.

A warm Thunderduck welcome back for students

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | January 31, 2024
As students are returning to campus for the Spring 2024 semester, the Office of Student Life and Engagement, along with other Richland organizations, are working together to run events and activities, to welcome students back. The activities, food and fun are all free, so make sure to think about stopping by when class gets out. The first event is going to be the Welcome Back Bash on Jan.23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students can hang out in El Paso Lounge and listen to music, participate in...
The debates will be held in Fannin Performance Hall.

Congressional candidates to debate at Richland

Malak Elkady, Editor-at-Large | January 27, 2024
In a collaboration that promises to ignite political passion, Richardson Area Democrats (RAD), has partnered with the Student Government Association of Dallas College, Richland Campus, to present not one but two Democratic congressional debates on Jan. 27 at Fannin Performance Hall. Organizers are expecting an afternoon of political engagement and spirited discussions. The first debate, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., will showcase the Senate District 16 debate. The stage is set for an intense exchange...
Richlands lost and found is in the Office of Student Life and Engagement in El Paso Hall, E040.

ONLINE ONLY: Richland’s lost and found

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | December 28, 2023
The Richland Campus lost and found is full of unclaimed items that seem to have been forgotten, and as the Office of Student Life and Engagement prepares to clean out the bins, they urge students and staff alike to come to claim their items. “The system is usually that people bring us stuff. It could be the campus police, it could be a student who says “I found this in the hall.” Jonathan White, OSL staff said.  “And we have a log that we check everything into, where we keep information like when and...
The Food Pantry at Richland is on the first floor of El Paso Hall.

Food Pantry and the season of giving

December 13, 2023
The Food Pantry is a necessity in the community. With the holidays in full effect this month, it’s important to keep in mind how we can help the people around us. One way to help is to pack the Food Pantry. It will accept donations through Dec. 15. Alma Olguin, the student care coordinator...
DART for Richland students

DART for Richland students

Christian Reyes, Staff Writer | October 25, 2023
DART has been a staple of public transport to Dallas citizens. It was established Aug. 13, 1983 and began light rail service in 1996, eventually adding a commute from Plano to DFW Airport or Denton to Dallas. Dallas College students with six or more credit hours during the spring or fall semesters...
Unused scholarships with a new purpose

Unused scholarships with a new purpose

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | October 12, 2023
Every year as students begin their studies, many find themselves facing the daunting task of paying for their tuition, books and other costs. With financial aid, however, it becomes possible to relieve some of that stress. Thousands of applications are filed every semester...
Richland Club Expo presents opportunities

Richland Club Expo presents opportunities

De’Ontay Dinis, Staff Writer | October 3, 2023
Richland students have access to a large variety of clubs to consider. The Club Expo Sept. 6-7 in El Paso Hall featured clubs ranging from the Art Club to FOCUS (Fellowship of Christian University Students) to WEN (Women Empowerment), so there’s sure to be a group to make any student feel welcome.
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