EMT students practice life-saving techniques

 

 

Photos by Ravin Lee | Courier  Students Alex Strange, Joshua Swanigan and Jerry Ledesma work to remedy an injury to a leg in a simulation.

 

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Nursing program hosts Disaster Preparedness Fair

By Kaylee Rios
Staff Writer

Photo by Travis Baugh | Courier Firefighter Cash Fortune interacts with event attendees.

Photos by Travis Baugh | Courier
Firefighter Cash Fortune interacts with event attendees.

Brookhaven College held its first Disaster Preparedness Fair on April 11. After setting up each station at 8 a.m., Brookhaven nursing program students welcomed people interested in learning about being prepared for emergencies. Various stations were dispersed throughout the reconstructed parking lot near S Building. Continue reading

Exhibit reclaims, reworks art

By Evan Henry 

Music Editor 

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Courier Visuals communications professor Dr. Jillian Round takes a moment to reflect on her work.

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Courier
Visuals communications professor Dr. Jillian Round takes a moment to reflect on her work.

 

Reappropriation in sociology and cultural studies is defined as “the cultural process by which a group reclaims – re-appropriates – terms or artifacts that were previously used in a way disparaging a group,” according to an article by Adam Croom in Language Sciences.

Dr. Jillian Round, Brookhaven College visuals communications professor, showcased a collection of works centered on the concept of reappropriation titled “Reappropriating Meaning.” Continue reading

Fair delivers options

By Kate Rhoads

Managing Editor

 

Photos by Travis Baugh | Courier Erron Johnson from Trinity Bodyworks gives an attendee a free massage

Photos by Travis Baugh | Courier
Erron Johnson from Trinity Bodyworks gives an attendee a free massage

The S Building Lobby buzzed with conversation as students and staff mingled among tables draped in blue, magenta, red, purple, gold, green and orange. Colorful balloons dotted the air, and representatives from colleges and health-related companies passed out brochures and goodies such as pens, cups and candy to those who walk by. It was a one-stop-shop for students interested in transferring to a university or wanting more information on a variety of health topics. Continue reading

Clinic offers healing, hope

By Jessica Ayers

Staff Writer

Vikki Ethington

Vikki Ethington

High spirits, check. Sense of humor, check. Love of service, check. Since being diagnosed with breast cancer last fall, the only visible difference for Vikki Ethington, a Brookhaven College police officer, is her attire.

Usually, Ethington can be found patrolling campus in a Brookhaven Police Department uniform, complete with a bulletproof vest. But today she is sitting in an office chair, wearing blue jeans, a polo-style shirt and athletic shoes. Ethington said she is not a fan of office work, but for now, it is a must. Continue reading

BHC digs dirt

By Jubenal Aguilar

Copy Editor

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Archaeology students dig for artifacts at Brookhaven’s dig site

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar |
Archaeology students dig for artifacts at Brookhaven’s dig site

A small group of students gathered around a black 2002 Chevrolet Blazer on a warm November afternoon. They took shovels and hoes from the vehicle and quietly disappeared behind the tree line at the north end of Brookhaven College.

The group walked for several minutes and found their spot behind a large tree in the middle of the field. They uncovered a large hole in the ground. They were not there to bury anything, but instead sought to uncover secrets lost in time. Continue reading

Fest honors cultures

By Brigitte Zumaya

Associate Layout Editor

Brigitte Zumaya | Courier Brookhaven College student Vanessa Jaramillo uses her phone to capture the Chinese lion dance.

 Photos by Brigitte Zumaya | Courier
Brookhaven College student Vanessa Jaramillo uses her phone to capture the Chinese lion dance.

It was pouring rain, but Brookhaven College students, staff and faculty did not cease their celebration of International Day. Brookhaveans represented their countries by showcasing their countries’ flags, costumes, games, food, cultural artifacts and talents. Professor Sheri Van Court and others helped International Day come alive at Brookhaven College on April 13 in the Commons Courtyard. Continue reading

Archery class aims downrange

By Wes Terrell

Staff Writer

 

Wes Terrell | Staff Writer  Archery students (left to right) Edwing Castellon, Parker Donald and Khaled Al Wajih prepare to fire arrows at targets.

 

Eyes down range. Nock arrow. Draw, breathe and release. Archery has been a first line of defense for many civilizations.  Brookhaven College has a class devoted to the ancient tradition. Continue reading

Blazers batter Bears

By Sam Doherty

 
Staff Writer

Brigitte Zumaya | Associate Layout Editor A handful of Brookhaven Bears regroup to decide on a new play.

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Associate Layout Editor
A handful of Brookhaven Bears regroup to decide on a new play.

 

The North Lake College Blazers started the scoring off on March 28 at North Lake by getting on base with a walk, then scoring on a triple that was hit to right center off of Bears pitcher Austin Kufrovich. Continue reading

Bears eclipse Suns

By Sam Doherty
Staff Writer

Maddox Price | Chief Layout Editor Brookhaven Bear Tyler Keegan (#21) throws a pitch.

Photo Maddox Price | Chief Layout Editor
Brookhaven Bear Tyler Keegan (#21) throws a pitch.

Helping to finish off one of Brookhaven College’s most memorable comebacks in recent history, first baseman Trevor Ahin hit a game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, awarding the Brookhaven men’s baseball team a win over Cedar Valley College, 7-5. Continue reading