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SGA candidates meet at Richland

SGA candidates meet at Richland

Jorge Sanchez, Staff Writer | April 11, 2024
Richland Student Government Association met April 2 for a forum-style panel to answer questions students had on the current SGA election. The event happened in El Paso Hall and featured eight students out of the 17 who are running in the upcoming election on April 8. The two-hour forum was mediated by students Kent Ho and Miriam Almodham. What are some of your plans once elected? That was one of the first questions asked to candidates. The answers varied greatly. It was clear students...
ONLINE ONLY: Spring Fest fun at Richland

ONLINE ONLY: Spring Fest fun at Richland

Hevar Barzenji, Staff Writer | April 10, 2024
Spring break doesn’t have to end just because the break does. On the morning and afternoon hours of March 27, lakeside at Richland was the site of Spring Fest: a spring break themed party celebrating the end of winter and the start of spring. Food, music and games were provided to students and staff. A mechanical bull was also featured free for those who wanted to test their inner rodeo potential. Numerous clubs including student government, running club and others took the opportunity to...
Working to ensure safety at Richland

Working to ensure safety at Richland

Malak Elkady, Editor-at-Large | April 9, 2024
At Dallas College Richland Campus, safety isn’t just a priority – it’s a way of life. With the help of the Dallas College Emergency Response Team, or CERT, students, staff and faculty are equipped to handle any emergency that may arise on campus. “The college wants to assure you that the safety and security of our students, faculty, administrators and staff, as well as the communities we serve, is our highest priority,” said Lauretta Hill, Dallas College’s former Chief of Police. When the fire alarm blares...
Learning to cope

Learning to cope

Hevar Barzenji, Staff Writer | April 8, 2024
For the past five years, counselors across Dallas College have been attempting to introduce positive coping skills to students who may be dealing with stress and anxiety as a result of the various challenges college life poses. They do this by hosting a mental health and wellness symposium each year. The symposium is structured around mental health and introduces people to skills to positively cope with stress and anxiety. Activities include art, music and physical exercise among other...
Who will win the race for SGA leadership in 2024?

Who will win the race for SGA leadership in 2024?

Angel Marcial, Staff Writer | April 3, 2024
Student leadership roles in Richland SGA are being vacated as the 2023-2024 academic year comes to an end. With current leadership moving on to the next stages in their academic careers, nearly all seats will be contested by new individuals. The Richland Campus Student Government Association officer positions, including secretary, treasurer, historian, vice president and president, and several senator seats, are open to any and all students at Dallas College. The intent to run deadline has passed, and...
Students at Richland during the annular eclipse in Oct. 2023.

There goes the sun – an eclipse story

Angel Marcial, Staff Writer | April 2, 2024
Darkness will cover the Dallas sky for about 4.5 minutes as the city aligns with the path of totality of the April 8 total solar eclipse. “If you should look down to the horizon and look all the way around you, all 360 degrees you will see sunlight like, as if it were sunrise,” said Heather Appleby, professor of astronomy and physics at Dallas College, Richland Campus. Dallas College will be hosting viewing events on all seven campuses for the rare astronomical event. At the Richland campus, parking lot...
RCHS being phased out

RCHS being phased out

Angel Marcial, Staff Writer | April 1, 2024
The decision has been made. The Dallas College board of trustees unanimously voted to pass the resolution that confirms the end of Richland Collegiate High School or RCHS. The meeting took place March 5. Although the program is at its end, Kathryn K. Eggleston, Richland Campus president, said the program helped many students achieve their career goals earlier in life positively affecting families and the community. As a pioneer early college program, RCHS paved the road for other structures to...
Beware: Phishing scams are out of control

Beware: Phishing scams are out of control

Jorge Sanchez, Staff Writer | March 26, 2024
Scam likely. This is how we wish our email clients would warn us of scam attempts just like on our phones. However, it was not that easy recently for multiple Dallas College students. In early February there were rumblings around Richland Campus about students getting scam job offers sent to their student emails. Dallas College put up a banner on their website of these fake job offers. On second look these false job acceptance letters would now appear to be part of a larger scheme called a phishing...
VIEWPOINTS: Tax season

VIEWPOINTS: Tax season

Chronicle Staff | March 23, 2024
Van Bui: “I don’t really know much about taxes; I just pay my taxes. I’m not really good with numbers so trying to figure out my own taxes it’s kind of a little daunting. I did eventually figure it out, but the process was kind of annoying trying to figure out how much I owed in taxes.” Sunisa Saeli: “I came here about four months ago. I think that taxes take time. It’s a big state and a lot of population, and it takes a long time to learn. I know you have to have an SSN number to work, but then there's all of the taxes...
Dallas College students can use the Bloomberg Fiance Lab to get their Bloomberg Certification.

Bloomberg certification offered at Dallas College

Angel Marcial, Staff Writer | March 19, 2024
Dallas College students can access finance and investment opportunities without being a finance major. The Bloomberg Finance and Investment Lab, managed by Todd Senick, offers Bloomberg market concepts certification to all students. “It’s for any student that has a Dallas College student email address or a Dallas College student ID,” Senick said. “Dallas College is putting up a plan for financial literacy.” The program through the Bloomberg Portal for Education offers three main courses...
You could be the next reporter, camera technician or soundmaster for the ChronicleTV.

Lights, camera, action!

Hevar Barzenji, Staff Writer | March 18, 2024
Dallas College Richland Campus Student Media members are working to bring back TV as a media outlet. ChronicleTV will return, complimenting KDUX WebRadio and the Richland Chronicle newspaper as a third media outlet. As Student Media’s only video outlet, ChronicleTV will provide news, commentary and infotainment. The program will be spearheaded by Richland freshman Carlos Ortega and supported by Student Media staff and faculty. According to Erica Edwards, Richland Campus lead...
SkillsUSA is a way for students to test their skills and compete in a professional setting.

Students prepare for SkillsUSA competitions

Malak Elkady, Editor-at-Large | March 13, 2024
In a testament to their dedication and skill, students from Richland Campus are making waves at the 2024 SkillsUSA competition. SkillsUSA, a renowned career and technical student organization, serves as a platform for students to sharpen their abilities, develop leadership skills and gain access to numerous opportunities. This year’s event has Richland participants alongside the other Dallas College campuses delving into diverse categories ranging from community service to welding. Last year’s success at...
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