Dr. Dank: Farmers crop up at cannabis expo

Photo by Dr. Dank | A cannabis plant is passed at the Lucky Leaf Hemp Expo Sept. 21.

By Dr. Dank

Cannabis Columnist

Irving became the destination for cannabis lovers from all across the country to meet one another at the Lucky Leaf Hemp Expo.

Entrepreneurs, farmers, lawyers, doctors, growers and cannabis enthusiasts attended a two-day hemp convention, which consisted of educational seminars on all things cannabis and panel discussions led by industry professionals from across the country Sept. 21-22.

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Author discusses food origins with students

 

Photos by Brandon Donner | Kelsey Timmerman, author of “Where Am I Eating?” shares a story from his book with students, staff and faculty Sept. 24 in the Performance Hall.

By Malen Blackmon

Managing/Sports Editor

Kelsey Timmerman, author of “Where Am I Eating?” the book chosen for the Brookhaven College Open Book Project this academic year, shared a story and experiences from his travels with a of crowd of Bears Sept. 24 in the Performance Hall.

After a brief introduction, he dove headfirst into a jarring experience he had on a cocoa farm in West Africa, where he met a man named Solo.

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A nightmare on Main Street

Photo by Nicholas Burns | When the writer went to visit the museum, its doors were locked. This photo was taken inside by an attendee of the museum before it closed.

The one-of-a-kind Horror Museum and Chocolate Bar was a trick, not a treat.

By Sam Mott

Art Director

Horror fans were left disappointed and angry at the grand opening of the Horror Museum and Chocolate Bar in Dallas. The museum opened Sept. 27, and as of Oct. 10, less than two weeks later, it stands with a rating of 1.1 stars from 53 reviews on Google Maps.

Many visitors complained about missing exhibits, poor replicas of classic horror characters and most of all the non-refundable $23 price of admission, which did not even include any chocolate.

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Bears bring out brooms vs. North Lake

Photo by Brandon Donner | Bears outside hitter Kaitlyn Wood (#13) attempts a spike early in the second set.

By KT Reid

Contributing Writer

The Brookhaven College women’s volleyball team took care of business in a 3-0 sweep against the North Lake College Blazers Oct. 3.

The Bears set the tone early and barely let the Blazers breathe, winning each set decisively.

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Black and white experiences differ

Photo by Malen Blackmon | The painting depicts three scenes from both white and black perspectives.

By Mykel Hilliard

Contributing Writer

A painting I saw at Brookhaven College contrasting the experiences that black and white people face in the U.S. sparked something in me emotionally.

While I didn’t identify with the painting completely, I did find myself relating to certain aspects of it. Many people don’t understand that the black experience is different from the white experience. I have been teased for my skin complexion, harassed, followed around stores and even been called the N-word by white people. I realize being harassed and teased is not an experience exclusive to black people, but it certainly is different because of the odds that are already working against us.

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BHC alumnus to release techno album

Photo by Jason Janik | Former Brookhaven College student Wanz Dover is set to release his new album early next year.

By Priscilla Vazquez

Contributing Writer

Former student Wanz Dover has been nominated for best DJ and best weekly of the year for the Dallas Observer Music Awards. In the past, he has put out music under aliases such as Blixaboy and his punk rock band, the Black Dotz. Andrew Ryce, a music journalist, wrote in an article for Resident Advisor, an electro music news site, that Dover is an artist who has made almost every kind of music a person could think of over the years.

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Country club near BHC gives rise to empire

Photos shot by Beth Delagi on 35mm black and white film

Malen Blackmon

Managing/Sports Editor

The Brookhaven Country Club Dallas has been a staple in the Farmers Branch community since 1957.

The country club, which is located two miles from Brookhaven College, was founded by Robert Dedmon Sr. and is still owned by his company, ClubCorp. The Dallas-based company is the largest owner and operator of private clubs nationwide, according to its website.

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Lady Bears remain No. 1

Photos by Brandon Donner | Lady Bears defender Valeria Villanueva (#18) forces a turnover against Richland College Oct. 4.

By Ivan Avila

Staff Writer

The undefeated Brookhaven College women’s soccer team added to their monstrous win streak when they faced off against longtime rival Richland College Oct. 4.

What was expected to be an intense matchup did not disappoint. Off the bat, both teams came out aggressive and neither team backed down.

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