By Sam Doherty
Copy Desk Chief/Sports Editor
Illustration By Junsouk Isaac
College athletes push for higher compensation while courts rule against payment for playing
Student athletes are not paid to take part in college sports, but that does not mean they are not being compensated.
Their compensation usually comes in the form of athletic scholarships, which include free education, the chance to represent their universities for a lifetime and, most importantly, less worry about paying for student loans, textbooks, meal plans and on-campus living. Continue reading
By Jake Griffin
By Connor McNeil
Illustration By Sophia Espinosa
Several Dallas-Fort Worth area Waffle House locations are taking reservations for their annual Valentine’s Day candlelight dinner on Feb. 14.
Eating at Waffle House with friends or family is usually a pretty good idea, but on Feb. 14, they are taking reservations for a romantic candlelight dinner.
For almost a decade, Waffle House has held a Valentine’s Day candlelight dinner at several locations across the country, including 11 in Dallas-Fort Worth, according to NBC. Continue reading
By Erasmo Viera
Still from David Bowie’s “Lazarus” music video.
David Bowie has been one of the most iconic and influential individuals in pop culture in the past 47 years. Bowie’s legendary discography has impacted many, and his experimental style, music and art will continue to inspire the masses. Continue reading
By Nicholas Bostick
While cute couples are busy soaking up the sickly sweet sentiment of Valentine’s Day, many more will find themselves flying solo this year. But who says you need to spend Valentine’s Day with a significant other? Do up the town in style instead of bemoaning your misfortune. Check out these events and activities that will help you celebrate your independence.
By Jose Garcia
IGNITE helped students prepare to punch the ballot last month during its voter registration drive.
Brookhaven College’s IGNITE club set up a voter registration booth in K Building Jan. 25-29 to give students the opportunity to register to vote. Continue reading
By Taylor Glickman
Brookhaven College takes part in the annual RecycleMania tournament.
Brookhaven College collected 48,100 pounds of recyclables – the equivalent of keeping 13 cars off the road – during the RecycleMania tournament of the Spring 2015 semester. Now, the time for a new tournament has arrived. Continue reading
By Victor Palacios
Photo by Nicholas Bostick | Students can find Brookhaven College’s expanding library of graphic novels and manga in the east
wing of the library, right next to the new releases, in L Building.
The Brookhaven College library now allows students, staff and faculty to check out its expanded graphic novel collection
The graphic novel collection at the Brookhaven College library has been recataloged into the leisure reading collection. Continue reading
By Sarah Gutierrez & Jubenal Aguilar
Staff Writer/Managing Editor
Open Book Project book author discussed his experience covering modern human slavery on around the world.
Photo by Michael Dunlap | E. Benjamin Skinner, author of “A Crime So Monsterous: Face-to-Face with Modern Slavery,” speaks to students, staff and faculty in the Performance hall on Feb. 2.
Brookhaven College’s Institute of Political Studies and the Open Book Project hosted their first event of the semester around the common reader initiative selection, “A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern-Day Slavery.” Continue reading
By Ravin René
Photo by Ravin René
BHC’s Haven Abedin takes part in Oral Fixation’s first show of the year.
As an English professor, Haven Abedin speaks to crowds of Brookhaven College students on a regular basis. But on Feb. 2, she performed before a much larger audience at the Dallas City Performance Hall. Abedin was chosen to perform in the first show of Oral Fixation’s fifth season. Continue reading