By Kaylee Rios
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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
By Evan Henry
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
By Kate Rhoads
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
By Jessica Ayers
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
By Jubenal Aguilar
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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
By Brigitte Zumaya
Associate Layout Editor
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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
By Wes Terrell
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
By Sam Doherty
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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
By Sam Doherty
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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
By Kathy Tran
Brookhaven College student Frank Chapman achieved his childhood dream job of being in the circus. Chapman considers himself an artist by trade first and foremost, focusing on performance and fine art. He is in the arts of acrobatic yoga, sport acrobatics, trapeze and many other physically challenging activities, including his current training to perform on aerial silk ribbons. Continue reading