Author talks book, career at BHC

Photo by Celeste J. Colon | Emily St. John Mandel, author of “Station Eleven,” listens to a question from an audience member during a talk on her book and writing career in the Performance Hall Feb. 6.

By John C. McClanahan
Editor-at-Large

Brookhaven College students, staff and faculty heard author Emily St. John Mandel reflect on “Station Eleven,” her fourth published novel. Mandel sat on stage in the Performance Hall with Hurshel Burton, an English professor, who asked her questions about her writing career and “Station Eleven,” which was selected for this year’s Open Book Project, Brookhaven’s common book reading program. Continue reading Author talks book, career at BHC

Students influence businesses

Photo by Celeste J. Colon | Michael Bailey, a Brookhaven College mathematics professor, leads the mINiTERN orientation Feb.

By Celeste J. Colon
Senior Staff Photographer

A group of seven student Dallas County Community College District students will participate in a short intership program designed to increase their marketable skills.

The mINiTERN, internship program, provides students with real-world business interaction and problem-solving skills. Students selected will participate in team projects, conduct research and hold meetings to provide solutions and recommendations to companies involved in the program. Continue reading Students influence businesses

BHC swings, misses against Cavaliers

Photo by Josh Drake | Brookhaven sophomore CJ Lovalvo (#33) smacks the ball into centerfield and prepares to run to first base Feb 7.

By Malen Blackmon
Sports Editor

The Brookhaven College Bears baseball team floundered Feb. 7, suffering a five-inning loss against the Johnson County Community College Cavaliers in the second game of a double header. Playing in 38 degree weather, the Bears accumulated 10 errors in the 14-1 loss. Continue reading BHC swings, misses against Cavaliers

Richland keeps Bears on leash

Photo by John C. Mcclanahan | Bears guard Kaland Johnson (#10) tosses up a shot at the basket as Thunderducks guard Davon Berry (#10) attempts to block the shot.

By Malen Blackmon
Sports Editor

The Brookhaven College men’s basketball team was on the receiving end of an old-fashioned beatdown when the Richland College Thunderducks showed up for the second of two conference matchups, with a final score of 80-40. It was a runaway from the start of the game: the Bears were not in the lead for a single second. Continue reading Richland keeps Bears on leash

Unauthorized workers given pass at Trump golf clubs, resorts

Illustration by Susan Edgley | President Donald Trump’s organization fires illegal immigrants who have been working there for years.

Thao Nguyen
Web Editor

Since announcing his candidacy for president ahead of the 2016 election, President Donald Trump has been outspoken on his stance against illegal immigration and as he goes on about the issue, his own, Trump National Golf Club, have been employing immigrants, many of whom are not legally allowed to work in the U.S. Continue reading Unauthorized workers given pass at Trump golf clubs, resorts

Read-In to celebrate dreamers

Photo by Josh Drake | Hurshel Burton, an English professor, plays the role of Frederick Douglass during the African-American Read-In in 2018.

By Mykel Hilliard
Contributing Writer

Hazel Carlos, Brookhaven College English professor, will host the annual African-American Read-In at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 20 in the Performance Hall as part of celebrating Black History Month. Carlos said this year’s theme is “Respect the Dream and the Dreamer” with emphasis on dreamers and their respective dreams. Continue reading Read-In to celebrate dreamers

Coyotes lurk near campus perimeter

Photo by John C. McClanahan | Two coyotes walk along the trail at Brookhaven College Feb. 24.

By John C. McClanahan
Editor-at-Large

Coyotes are roaming Brookhaven College grounds. Runners have seen a pair of the native canine species dashing into shrubbery flushed along the north side of campus and trotting on the jogging trail near Windmill Circle. Continue reading Coyotes lurk near campus perimeter

MVC to go to Cuba in May

Photo courtesy of Giraud Polite | A row of vintage cars line a street in Cuba.

By Jubenal Aguilar
Editor-in-Chief

Mountain View College will offer students an opportunity to learn Spanish and explore Cuba in the district’s first total immersion program to the island nation. The trip, which is scheduled May 19-June 1, will be the first study abroad trip approved by Dallas County Community College District to the once-isolated nation. Continue reading MVC to go to Cuba in May

Dan Rather speaks at BHC

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Rather discusses his thoughts on patriotism to a full Performance Hall.

By Jubenal Aguilar
Editor-in-Chief
CourierEIC@dcccd.edu

“We are a nation not only of dreamers, we’re also a nation of fixers. We Americans know how to fix things, and we like to fix things,” journalist Dan Rather said. “We have looked at our land and people and said, time and again through the course of our history, ‘This is not good enough. We can do better.’”

The veteran journalist spoke to Brookhaven College students, staff and faculty Feb. 13 about patriotism. Continue reading Dan Rather speaks at BHC