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Beat the heat with these summer activities

Beat the heat with these summer activities

Malak Elkady, Editor-at-Large | July 1, 2024
With another semester in the books, Thunderducks are finally ready for the sweet relief of summer. But let’s be real – Dallas summers are no joke. The heat can make outdoor activities a challenge. So how do you make the most of the season without melting into a puddle? Here’s a list of ways to stay cool and have fun this summer in and around Richland Campus. Nothing beats the Texas heat like a day at NRH2O Family Water Park. With thrilling slides, a lazy river and plenty of splash zones, it’s easy to...
Strategize now to make your seat in summer school classes a little more bearable (and successful).

How to survive summer school

Hevar Barzenji, Staff Writer | May 22, 2024
Summer is just around the corner and while many students are planning their next vacation or applying for jobs, others plan to stay behind the desk and attend summer classes. This may sound like a boring way to spend the summer or a nightmare situation to those who don’t know what summer classes are for college students. During the high school days, the thought of having to go to school during the summer would sink most people’s hearts. Dreams of going outside with friends, spending...
Reflections on earning an All-USA award

Reflections on earning an All-USA award

Arianna Villarreal, Staff Writer | May 16, 2024
Receiving that email on Feb. 26 informing me that I was among the mere 0.9% of nominated students selected for the 2024 All-USA Academic Team, was nothing short of a shock. I mean, being recognized as one of the Top 20 community college students nationwide? It was pretty unexpected. Let me give you some context about this prestigious award. The All-USA Academic Team is an annual recognition sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa and the Cengage Group. It all starts with students applying individually...
Tales of Glory - a cartoon by Jerry Weiss

Tales of Glory – a cartoon by Jerry Weiss

Jerry Weiss, Staff Cartoonist | May 14, 2024
Chronicle staff cartoonist Jerry Weiss takes a look at the glorious results at the end of the semester.
We just did homework - a cartoon by Jerry Weiss

We just did homework – a cartoon by Jerry Weiss

Jerry Weiss, Staff Cartoonist | May 7, 2024
Chronicle staff cartoonist Jerry Weiss examines the nature of homework.
Darren Breedlove from career services answers student job questions in El Paso Student Lounge during a recent event.

Summer job hunt begins for students

Malak Elkady, Editor-at-Large | April 22, 2024
As summer approaches, Richland campus students are getting ready to find jobs for the break. The first step? Making a resume that shows off their skills and experiences. Luckily, the Career and Transfer Department is there to lend a hand. If you don’t have a resume and have no clue where to start, head over to Career Services in El Paso Hall. “We can help you figure out your resume, and help you figure out what type of career you want to get into,” said Ibraheem Bahbahani, a student assistant at the...
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...
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...
Having to file taxes depends on how much money you make.

Start tax season out on the right foot

Angel Marcial, Staff Writer | March 12, 2024
Tax season is underway and there are several factors to consider when filing, especially for those with no prior experience. Certified public accountant Emily Smith said key preparations students should consider as they approach this tax season are to gather W-2s and any other tax documents and look them over for accuracy. There are many options for filing. A paid professional or online service can ease the workload for online service can ease the workload for students. However, Smith said...
STUDENT VIEWPOINTS: Spring break plans

STUDENT VIEWPOINTS: Spring break plans

March 7, 2024
Abdel-Rahman Hatim: “I’m gonna try to get more gigs for our band, you know? We’re a punk rock band named Pike; our Instagram is @I_pike_I. But yeah, getting more gigs, which is hard.” Ashley Nielson: "I’m gonna spend that time just getting caught up on stuff and relaxing. I might have some friends over to hang out, but yeah, mostly just relaxing.” Patricia Aguilar: “I’m gonna hang out with friends and...
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