By Chanel Sidi
Photos by Scott Mitchell | Hunter Moehring, Samantha Villavert and Cole Denton break away from their mics to play furiously on their respective instruments.
Amid a maze of industrial warehouses, a giant gravel-filled meadow, a shag carpet store and downtown overpasses, local Dallas band Sealion’s practice space exists in a dilapidated building. Hunter Moehring, Cole Denton, Samantha Villavert and Alex Poulos are waiting outside, some smoking cheap cigarettes and drinking beer. The self-styled “margarita punk” band was recently Continue reading
By Adriana Salazar
Photos by Kathy Tran and Paul Lauder | Kathy Tran’s winning photograph features
an in-camera, double-exposed image snapped at the Chinese Lantern Festival.
This year, two Brookhaven College students, Paul Lauder and Kathy Tran, took home the top prizes of the official State Fair of Texas Photo Contest, held by The Continue reading
By Aaron Ortega
Senior Staff Writer
Photo by Kathy Tran | Former Brookhaven College student Alfredo Salazar Caro flew from Chicago to Dallas to participate at Aurora Dallas Oct. 18.
Sitting alongside his aunt’s boyfriend, 3-year-old Alfredo Salazar Caro experiences his first glimpse into the world of three-dimensional art. Her boyfriend draws him an image that demonstrates depth and perspective. This image would make a lasting impression on Salazar Caro Continue reading
By John R.G. Young
Brookhaven College communications professor Nelda Contreras, chair of the Open Book Committee, wanted something different this semester. “Every year we do some type of all-campus contest, so this time we thought we would partner with photography professor Daniel Rodrigue, because we haven’t had Continue reading
By Joie’ Thornton
Photo by Scott Godbey | Officer Vikki Ethington stands behind the mountain of donated food items for the campus food pantry.
The Brookhaven College food pantry is in its fourth year and is the brainchild of Sherri Van Court, Brookhaven ESOL professor. She said: “Since I started at Brookhaven College, I saw a need for some students, even faculty and staff Continue reading
By Maddox Price
As Dallas County Community College District’s current chancellor, Dr. Wright L. Lassiter, retires after 27 years with DCCCD at the end of 2013, incumbent Dr. Joe May is set to be officially voted in as new chancellor Dec. 3 at the monthly Continue reading
By Kathryn DeBruler
Illustration by Vadim Dozmorov coloring by Jordan Wylie
A recent trip to the grocery store suddenly turned eerie upon taking a stroll down the razor aisle. It was as if I had stumbled upon a ghost town — a no man’s land where the only survivors were things with ergonomic handles and double-edged safety blades. Where were the men whose stubble revealed weekends spent inside or the women whose Mediterranean roots were there Continue reading
By The Courier Staff
In 2012, a survey reported by CareerCast ranked journalism one of the worst jobs in America, under waiting tables and slightly above oil rigging. It’s no secret many people do not care for journalists Continue reading
By Paula Vasquez
The Speech Department, Phi Theta Kappa, and the Communications Division hosted The Seventh Annual Speech Contest held Nov. 6 at Brookhaven College. The interest in the contest was evident from the full audience of more than 150 people, some standing or sitting against Continue reading
By Carmina Tiscareño
Women used to buy scarves as part of their winter ward- robes, but the fashion scarf has transformed into a year-round piece. Fashionistas started wearing lightweight fabric scarves as an accessory during the summer months instead of waiting until early fall to wear them Continue reading