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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...
Former US Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson dies

Former US Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson dies

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | January 24, 2024
Former U.S. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson died on Dec. 31, leaving many mourning her loss as both a prominent Texas political figure and a woman of many achievements. Eddie Bernice Johnson at a local campaign event in 2019. (Photo/Associated Press) Johnson passed away at 89 after a back wound from surgery in September became infected. According to published reports, the family...
Chronicles end-of-year review for 2023

Chronicle’s end-of-year review for 2023

December 31, 2023
The Chronicle staff track the big stories that changed our world in 2023.
Chronicle photo and story of the semester

Chronicle photo and story of the semester

December 27, 2023
Check out this semester's Chronicle staff choice for both favorite photo and favorite story of the fall term.
Dr. Justin Lonon, the chancellor of Dallas College, speaks with the Chronicle about the year past and the one to come.

Chancellor Lonon: Dallas College year in review

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | December 7, 2023
The end of the year is often a time for looking back to celebrate accomplishments and looking ahead to plan for the year to come. In this interview with the Chronicle, Chancellor Justin Lonon talks about where Dallas College stands at the end of this semester, the work he and his staff have done that he wants to recognize, and any goals that he is working to complete in 2024. Q: Looking back at this past...
WERD radio: Echoes of revolution

WERD radio: Echoes of revolution

Carlos Ortega/Tracey Nicholas, Staff Writers | December 1, 2023
While on a walking tour led by Ernie Suggs, enterprise reporter and manager of the AJC Sepia and first keynote speaker of the 2023 ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention, students from across the country found themselves face-to-face with dozens of historical locations along Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, with one stop in particular holding a much more storied past behind its beauty shop window...
Dallas Fan Festival comes to town

Dallas Fan Festival comes to town

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | November 8, 2023
The annual Dallas Fan Festival, held Oct. 20-22 at the Irving Convention Center, featured stars such as Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the MCU, Michelle Hurd who has most recently played Raffi in ‘Star Trek: Picard’, and Andy Serkis who played Gollum in ‘Lord of the Rings’. They delighted fans with photo ops and autographs, allowing fans a chance to meet their heroes...
Learning journalism in real time

Learning journalism in real time

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | October 30, 2023
TCCJA or Texas Community College Journalism Association hosts a conference every year for community colleges to learn and compete against each other in the journalism field. These conferences are held at colleges all around Texas, and this year, TCCJA was held at Lamar University in Beaumont...
Traveling the world for summer vacation

Traveling the world for summer vacation

Jesse Serrano, Layout & Design Editor | September 5, 2023
Summer vacation can be a great time to rest and unwind with the right company and the right air conditioning, or to kick things into high gear with summer classes if that’s more your speed. Beating the heat and staying productive needn’t be mutually exclusive, though, and there are some more exotic ways to pull that off if you feel the burning desire to do so. Besides the hectic scramble to prepare for and attend nationals for SkillsUSA in Atlanta, I also took the leap to attend a developer seminar in the 1,000-year city of Lund, Sweden.
Dallas College fights human trafficking

Dallas College fights human trafficking

Blanca Reyes, Editor-in-Chief | February 27, 2023
According to the U.S. State Department webpage, human trafficking, also called “trafficking in persons,” includes an estimated 27.6 million victims worldwide. Traffickers target people of all ages, nationalities and socioeconomic status. Traffickers have forced their victims to engage in both legal and illegal jobs such as “hospitality, travel, agriculture, construction, landscaping, massage parlors and retail services.” Dallas College has launched a new program focused on human trafficking. According to Michael Hunt, Senior Title IX and Equality Compliance Officer, this office is providing information through flyers and information tables because sexual exploitation and human trafficking is new ground for the Title IX office on campus.
Pink is more than a color

Pink is more than a color

Raine Caldwell, Staff Writer | October 24, 2022

October marks the start of fall and the spooky Halloween season, but there is some- thing that is scarier than monsters and ghosts. Something that emerges in about 266,000 people each year, and that is breast cancer.

October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is terrifying for those who know the dangers of it. Breast cancer is the rapid growth of breast cells in women and men alike. It is a diagnosis that can frighten the strongest of people and can have long-lasting effects for those who encounter it. Recently, two individuals came forward to voice their experience on the front lines of the disease.

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