Instant film convention develops in North Texas

Brookhaven College professors, photographers and celebrities to be featured at world’s first convention centered on instant film photography.

Amber Gipson

Arts & Culture Editor

Photo Courtesy of Instant Film Society

Photo Courtesy of Instant Film Society

 

 

Lately there has been a resurgence of nostalgic artifacts, and instant film cameras are no exception. Continue reading

Coach mentors students on, off court

Brookhaven College student turned-assistant coach for the men’s basketball team says coming back to campus to coach was a dream come true.

By Juan Betancourt

Sports Editor

Photo by Juan Betancourt Joe Wilson, assistant coach to the Brookhaven College men’s basketball team, demonstrates how he helps strategize plays for the Bears.

Photo by Juan Betancourt
Joe Wilson, assistant coach to the Brookhaven College men’s basketball team, demonstrates how he helps strategize plays for the Bears.

 

Entering his fifth season as assistant coach for the Brookhaven College men’s basketball team, Joe Wilson said he knows a thing or two about Continue reading

BHC women’s soccer team kicks things off

By Juan Betancourt

Sports Editor

Photos by Juan Betancourt Lady Bear Maddie Irwin (#14) pushes through the right wing against Murray State’s defense.

Photos by Juan Betancourt
Lady Bear Maddie Irwin (#14) pushes through the right wing against Murray State’s defense.

 

The Brookhaven College women’s soccer team took their first shutout win of the season Sept. 11, against Murray State College with 6-0 score. The match was also the first annual First Responder Match to raise money for the Dallas Fallen Officers Fund.

Before kickoff, players Continue reading

Banning books harms student experience

By Hannah Meyerhoeffer

Contributing Writer

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read Sept. 25 - Oct. 1.

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar
Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read Sept. 25 – Oct. 1.

 

As censorship becomes an increasingly hotter topic, the Brookhaven College Library staff celebrates literature once considered taboo during Banned Books Week Sept. 25-Oct.1. Some works are barred from some schools because of harsh themes within them. Continue reading

Correction notice

On our sports page for Issue 1 published Sept. 19, we introduced an error into the schedule for Brookhaven College’s women’s volleyball team. All start times listed for the Lady Bears’ games are one hour after the actual start of the game.

Additionally, the games on Oct. 7 against Clarendon College and Dodge City Community College are away games. They are not home games.

Below is the corrected schedule for the Lady Bears volleyball team.

 

 

BHC police chief retires after 25 years

By Diamond Victoria

Editor-in-Chief 

John Klingensmith

John Klingensmith

Brookhaven Police Chief John Klingensmith announced his retirement shortly before the start of the fall semester. Klingensmith served Brookhaven for 25 years, four as police chief. Continue reading

Officers slain during protest

Part one of a three-part series.

By Jubenal Aguilar

Managing Editor

Photo by Michael Dunlap The Dallas Police Department set cones to mark the evidence of the crime that took place July 7.

Photo by Michael Dunlap
The Dallas Police Department set cones to mark the evidence of the crime that took place July 7.

A peaceful Dallas protest against police brutality turned violent as a lone shooter opened fire on police officers as protesters ran for cover.

July 7 marked the single deadliest attack against a U.S. law enforcement agency since Sept. 11, 2001, according to CNN. That night, Continue reading

Brookhaven remembers 9/11

By Jake Griffin

Copy Desk Chief

Illustration by Sophia Espinosa

Illustration by Sophia Espinosa

Fifteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, students, staff and faculty gather to honor those who died.

Brookhaven College’s 15th memorial of 9/11 took place Sept. 8 in S Building. Jessica Hillman, community engagement advocate, said she encouraged students to pledge to do a good deed in remembrance of the victims of 9/11. Continue reading

BHC police department alerts campus of mountain lion sighting

Photo Courtesy of Meridith Danforth | BHC police officers saw an animal near the north end of campus that they believe left this paw print.

Photo Courtesy of Meridith Danforth | BHC police officers saw an animal near the north end of campus that they believe left this paw print.

 

By Diamond Victoria

Editor-in-Chief

Brookhaven College police sent out an alert on the first day of the fall semester warning students and employees of a mountain lion reported near campus two days earlier.

The feline was allegedly spotted sometime around 2:50 p.m., Aug. 27, by Brookhaven police officers Erick Gauna and Vilai Thongihn on the Continue reading

German film examines dictator’s impact

By Diamond Victoria

Editor-in-Chief

couriereic@dcccd.edu

It’s 2014, Adolf Hitler wants to make Germany great again but the citizens of Berlin would rather take selfies with – than take offense to – the former Führer of Nazi Germany. This is the premise of David Nendt’s film, “Look Who’s Back” (Er Ist Wieder Da), starring Oliver Masucci and released in 2015. The comedy is based on the novel of the same name, written by Timur Vermes. Awakening 70 years later in the exact spot where he supposedly committed suicide, a perfectly silhouetted Hitler (Masucci) stumbles through the streets of Berlin, catching the attention of many along his way. Continue reading